Doctors | Office Manager | Receptionists | Technicians | Kennel | Support Team

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Doctors

 
Dr. Jane P. Milan
Owner, Lead Veterinarian
I graduated from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983 and opened the hospital in 1985.  I grew up in Decatur, Illinois, but headed to Texas the day after graduation to start practicing in Houston.  I am the proud mom of 3 kids – Lauren, 27, Matt, 21 and Megan, 17.  I’ve been very blessed in my profession and feel the same dedication towards quality small animal medicine and surgery, that I did 32 years ago.  I am married to John Milan and together we are developing a Texas native wildlife ranch near La Grange.  I enjoy ranch management, horseback riding, traveling and gardening.  I am active in volunteer activities in Spring Branch and I am very appreciative that I get to do what I love.
Dr. Margaret C. Wise
Associate Veterinarian
I am an Aggie vet that earned my DVM from Texas A&M in 2001. I have worked at Wilcrest Animal Hospital for my entire career and can't imagine practicing anywhere else. I love the family-like qualities of this hospital as well as the high level of medicine that the staff practices. My greatest joy is teaching owners about their new puppy or kitten and helping that special "senior" pet to live a better life during their "golden" years. In 2012, I welcomed the birth of my son Dylan and I’m currently learning the new skill of motherhood. At home I enjoy the animal companionship of my two dogs, Roxie and Reggae, and my cat, Dottie. I also enjoy my equine friends and currently train and ride English dressage (between sugar cubes and carrots of course!). My husband and I compete our lab Reggae in hunt and field trials. Reggae is the proud holder of his hunting retriever champion, master hunter, and upland hunter titles. I am a certified scuba diver, and whenever I can find time to spare, you will find me "blowing bubbles" and enjoying the exotic wonders and beauty of marine life.
Dr. Lisa Box
Associate Veterinarian
I graduated from The University of Texas in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, with a concentration in Small Animal Medicine. Since graduating, I have worked in various hospitals around Houston. I am very excited to finally be practicing in my own neighborhood. I enjoy feline medicine, soft tissue surgery, and wellness medicine. When not at work, I spend my time with my husband, Damon, and my three young children, Maddie, Eli, and Owen. I also share my space with two extremely handsome tuxedo cats named “Bert” and “Ernie.” When not driving my kids to and from all their activities, I enjoy reading, needlepointing, and working out.
Office Manager

Valentina
Office Manager
Hi! My name is Valentina and I am a Office Manager. I have been working with "furry children" for many years. I live with two entitled dogs and several bossy and overbearing cats. I also have two wonderful sons, Guillermo and Gideon, who keep me on my toes. I enjoy spoiling the babies and mothering the sick patients. Working with our clients to keep their children healthy and looking their best keeps me rewarded and fulfilled.
Receptionists

 
Charli
Lead Receptionist
Hello there!  My name is Charli, and I have had the pleasure of providing customer service to the wonderful clients of Wilcrest Animal Hospital since 2008.  I am currently working towards becoming a cardiac ultrasonographer, with the goal of practicing in the veterinary field.  I have 3 wonderful dogs with which I get to share my world!  There is J, the German Shephard/Sharpei mix.  Montana is my white boxer who looks like an alien creature.  And Lola, the 3- legged Australian Shepherd mix.  I look forward to making new furry friends!
Danielle
Receptionist
Hi! My name is Danielle, and I love all kinds of animals but there is a special place in my heart for reptiles.  My menagerie includes a dog, cats, lizards, snakes and bugs.  I can’t wait to see your family pets!!
Kim
Receptionist
Hi, I'm Kim.  I'm a native Houstonian and proud of my Texas roots.  I have worked over 15 years in the animal care field including time spent at the Houston SPCA and other vet clinics.  Outside of work I enjoy reading, cheering on the local sports teams, and spending quality with my family.  My direct family includes three cats and my extended family includes a couple of dogs that I get to spoil.  I'm thankful to be at Wilcrest Animal Hospital, where I get to be a contributing member of a quality staff providing the best care possible for your pets, after all they are family too. 
Britanny
Receptionist
Hello! My name is Brittany. I am a native Houstonian. I have worked in this field since 2012. I have three wonderful dogs and a sugar glider. I have spent most of my life around animals and my love for them getsbigger every day. I am happy to meet your furry friend. 
Technicians

 
Jennifer
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Hello, my name is Jennifer.  I am a Licensed Veterinary Technician here at Wilcrest Animal Hospital.  I have worked here since I graduated from Lone Star College-Tomball in late 2013.  I am very pleased with my new career path and happy to be practicing great medicine at WAH.  At home I enjoy spending time with my husband and our little girl.  Our four-legged companions keep us well entertained and include Lucy the Great Dane, Bell the Mini-Dachshund and our two cats Booger and Kitty D.  I look forward to meeting you and your companions.
 
Christi
Veterinary Technician
Hi, I am Christi and I am a Veterinary Technician. I have worked at Wilcrest Animal Hospital since 2002. My pets include a fantastic Great Dane mix and 3 awesome cats. I also have a son, Marshall. I enjoy everything about my job, but especially doing X-Rays and taking care of sick animals.
Nikki
Veterinary Technician
Hi! My name is Nikki. I am a veterinary technician and have been in the veterinary field since 2014. I graduated from Vet Tech Institute with an A.A.S. in veterinary technology. My fur babies at home include two crazy cats and two loving dogs. I've spent my whole life around animals and have always loved them. It's important for me to help keep pets happy and healthy.
Johanna
Veterinary Assistant
Hi! I'm Johanna! I was in the Air force for 4yrs and then graduated from VTI before I started my career in the veterinary world. I'm new to Houston and have fallen in love with the art and music scene. I have 2 silly catsthat love getting into things! I';m very excited to be apart of Wilcrest and am constantly striving to better myself.
Dana
Veterinary Assistant
Hi my name is Dana & I'm a veterinary technician assistant with a CVA1. I have been with Wilcrest Animal Hospital since 2015. I have two cats & one dog, who thinks she's a cat. I can't wait to meet your pets!
 
Kennel

 
Isabelle
Kennel Manager
Howdy, y'all! I'm Isabelle and I am kennel manager at Wilcrest Animal Hospital.  I graduated from Houston Community College with an Associate in Science and received a Certification in Veterinary Paramedic, along with a certificate in Wildlife Rehab. I have an African Pygmy hedgehog, (Benji), a Shih Tzu (Sushi), a Yorkie (Omii) and Joey, the collie mix. I can't wait to meet your furry babies..

Macy
Kennel Staff
I graduated from Texas A&M in 2015 with a degree in animal science. I have a scruffy dog named Chewie, an orange cat named Jupiter, and a fat black cat named Scarface. I talk to all animals in a high pitch voice and they seem to like it. I’ve never met an animal I couldn’t have a good conversation with. I look forward to meeting your fuzzy friends. /p>

Support Team

 
Maggie
Supervisor
Maggie was a stray that we rescued from our roof.  After staying with us for 2 weeks she decided to move in.  Her primary duties include supervising the reception area and greeting clients.  She keeps in shape by doing wind sprints down the hall, lifting furry toy mice, and fluffing her gorgeous tail.

John Milan
Management Team Member
I have been with the practice since 1990 and am married to Dr. Milan. I am a multi-talented part of the team as I am in charge of what everyone else doesn't want to do _ accounting and maintenance of the facility. I graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries, but have changed my primary profession to aviation. I am corporate jet pilot and am currently flying Falcon jets.  My interests include keeping up with the kids and their activities, camping, fishing, and boating.

“A tribute to Sophie the Senior Supervisor”

 
Sophie
Senior Supervisor
How do you say goodbye to the cat who has touched so many lives?  Sophie has been running this clinic for almost 18 years.  She left us in November of 2007.  Her many jobs included greeting clients, supervising doctor phone calls, running staff meetings and keeping us in line.  From the heart – good bye Sophie.  We miss you everyday.  Your dainty little paw prints will be on our hearts forever.