Lakeview Veterinary Hospital

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Our Staff

Sandy M. H.

Sandy M. H.

Since 1971

Business Manager

Sandy is the ‘baby’ sister of practice founder Dr. Robert J. Morris and has been with Lakeview Veterinary hospital ‘forever'(1971)! Sandy has long served as our business manager. She is married to Greg and they have a daughter, Jen, and a dog, Billie.

Joyce J. S.

Joyce J. S.

Since 1996

Hospital Manager

Joyce began her career at Lakeview Veterinary Hospital in 1996. She graduated from Macomb College in Warren, Michigan. She has an associates degree in applied sciences and is also a registered veterinary technician. Joyce started at LVH as a registered technician, but soon became technician supervisor, and for the last 17 years, she has been our hospital manager. In her spare time she enjoys breeding and selling straight Egyptian Arabian horses. Her favorite past-time is riding her gelding “Solitare”. Joyce also enjoys traveling and new adventures.

Katelyn B., RVT

Katelyn B., RVT

Since 2009

Supervisor/Registered Veterinary Technician

Katelyn joined our Lakeview Veterinary hospital team in May 2009. She graduated from Cabrini and received her degree in Psychology in 2013 from the University of New Orleans. She graduated from the Penn Foster Veterinary Technology School Program, passed her boards and is a Registered Veterinary Technician . She is married to Dominick and they have two dogs, Stevie and Buckie, a cat, Cleopatra, a bearded dragon, Louie and Heavenly Angel Puppies Maple and Lebowski.

Caitlyn M.

Caitlyn M.

Since 2011

Supervisor/Veterinary Assistant

Caitlyn joined our staff in June 2011. She was born and raised in Kenner, Louisiana, and graduated from Dominican in 2011. She has extensive experience working with exotic animals. When not at work, Caitlyn loves spending time with her husband, Jonathan and their new baby boy, Archer and her many pets.

Carly R., RVT

Carly R., RVT

Since 2014

Veterinary Registered Technician

Carly was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana. She recently graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Delgado Community College. Carly shares her house with her dog Piper, three cats, Calliope, Poppy and Pixie, and her Senegal parrot, Zulu. When not working, she spends her time with her boyfriend, family, and friends in addition to volunteering at a local animal shelter. She has passed the VTNE & is also a Registered Veterinary Tech in Louisiana.

Rachel D.

Rachel D.

Since 2013

Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Representative

Rachel lives in Metairie with her husband, Chris, new baby CJ and her two dogs Pee-Wee and Annie. She is studying to obtain her degree as a veterinary technician through Penn Foster online college. When she is not working she loves walking downtown for Saints games, taking Pee-Wee and Annie to the dog park or just relaxing at home watching a movie.

Julie D.

Julie D.

Since 2016

Veterinary Assistant

Julie was born and raised in Kenner and graduated from Ecole Classique in 2009. She graduated from Nicholls State University with a degree in biology. Because of her passion for animals since kindergarten, Julie would like to pursue veterinary school. In the meantime, she volunteers at ARNO when she can. In her free time she likes to hang out with family and friends and enjoys movies, dancing, the beach and new adventures. She has a Labrador Retriever, Bella who she considers her “baby girl”.

Jena M.

Jena M.

Since 2016

Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Representative

Jena was born and raised in Mansfield, Louisiana. She moved to New Orleans in January 2016 and started at LVH in March. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University where she studied Theater and English. After college, she moved to the city to live with her best friend. Before LVH, Jena worked for a small town veterinarian in Northern Louisiana for many years, so she knew she would love it here. Her favorite thing here is the food and she also loves to read, paint, and be outside as much as possible.

Ilene S.

Ilene S.

Since 2016

Supervisor/Veterinary Assistant, CVT

Ilene is a Philadelphia native. She spent the last several years in the Florida Keys before moving to New Orleans in 2016 with her husband Rob, dog Otis, cat Schmutz and her rabbit, Billie. Ilene joins the Lakeview Veterinary staff with a B.A. in Foreign Languages from Bloomsburg University, an Associate’s degree from Cedar Valley College in Applied Sciences: Veterinary Technology and achieved Certification as a Veterinary Technician in 2011. In her spare time, Ilene enjoys biking, reading and watching classic movies.

Kristine H.

Kristine H.

Since 2017

Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Representative

Kristine was born and raised in Kenner. She graduated from Archbishop Chapelle High School and then the Veterinary Technician Program in 2013. She is studying now for the VTNE test. Kristine and her husband, Travis have a dachshund named Blue. Her hobbies are baking, shooting pool and spending time with friends and family.

Morganne J.

Morganne J.

Since 2017

Veterinary Assistant

Morganne recently moved to New Orleans from Lake Charles. She graduated from LSU with a bachelors in Animal/Dairy/Poultry Science in 2010 and a Masters in Animal Science in 2013 from Tarleton State University. She has now been working in the veterinary field for many years. Morganne has a husband, Michael, three dogs: Toby, Meiko & Kody, two cats: Marshall & Kylo and a ball Python, Mary. She enjoys traveling and has done wildlife research in South Africa & Botswana.

Katelynn L.

Katelynn L.

Since 2017

Veterinary Assistant

Katelynn came to LVH during the Summer of 2017. She always had a passion for working with animals and would like to go to veterinary school one day. Katelynn graduated from LSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and a minor in Agricultural Business. She has a cat named Brie. She loves cats, bunnies, pizza, coffee and Netflix and likes to spend time with friends & family, bowling and going on an adventure.

Danielle M.

Danielle M.

Since 2015

Veterinary Assistant

Danielle joined Lakeview Vet in 2017 as a senior at Mt. Carmel Academy. After graduating, she went to LSU to pursue a degree in Animal Sciences. Danielle’s passion for veterinary medicine has brought her back every year for semester breaks and summers. She plans on applying to Vet School in the coming year. Danielle has a bearded dragon, Rango and a pit mix named Louise.

Ebony W.

Ebony W.

Since 2018

Veterinary Assistant

Ebony was born and raised in Marrero and graduated from John Ehret High School in 2010. She currently lives in New Orleans with her husband, David and their four legged children, Zeus, Hooch and Grout. Ebony graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Delgado Community College where she obtained her Associates Degree of Applied Science. She is studying now for the VTNE exam. When not at work Ebony enjoys fishing, going on new adventures with her husband and spending time with her family.

Nancy L.

Nancy L.

Since 1991

Customer Services Coordinator

Waking before the sun and arriving at Lakeview Vet every weekday before office hours, Nancy gets a head start on the days’ chart updating, appointments, and phone messages since 1991. Before she starts the reception work, Nancy makes her rounds through the hospital to make sure that all of the pets had a good night sleep. If Nancy can’t be seen at the reception desk, she can be heard in some part of the hospital singing oldies, her favorite type of music. On the weekends, Nancy enjoys riding her bike, walking (if New Orleans heat and humidity allow) and spending time with her eight cats.

Gayle F. T.

Gayle F. T.

Since 2008

Customer Service Representative

Gayle joined our staff in September 2008. She is also a long time resident of Lakeview. Her family consists of her husband Tommy, two daughters, Jennifer (husband Paul) & Rebecca, and three beautiful grandchildren, Olivia, Abram & Kate. Her four-legged family includes a chocolate lab mix , Molly “The Moose” Brown and three cats, Lil’ Bit, Puddin, and Oli. Gayle has 20 years in education and she says she, “gave up the two legged kids for the four legged ones”. When she is not working at the clinic, she enjoys reading, gardening, crafting, and spending time with her family and pets.

Regina D.

Regina D.

Since 2015

Customer Service Representative

Regina joined the Lakeview staff when she moved to New Orleans from Kansas by way of Texas. When she’s not working at the front desk, she enjoys reading, hiking and biking with her husband Richard. She also enjoys spoiling her two new kittens Capt. Jack and Maracas along with her other three kitties Mia, Raoul and Trigger, even when Trigger is in trouble for stealing everyone’s food…again!

Sarah F.

Sarah F.

Since 2018

Customer Service Representative

Sarah is from Hayden, Alabama. She and her husband, Gardner, recently got married and moved to New Orleans to the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In New Orleans they have a dog, Shaggy and a cat Olympia, They also have 2 dogs, Jasmine and Harper and 3 cats, Fat Cat, Brat Cat and Black Cat that had to stay with their families in Alabama.

Lionel S.

Lionel S.

Since 2016

Kennel Service Representative

Lionel joined our staff in February 2016. He was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. He worked as an Animal Lab Technician for the Department of Animal Care at LSU Health and Science Center for 30 years. After retiring from LSU, he worked in the Vivarium Science and Research Department at Children’s Hospital as a Lab Assistant/Sterile Technician for 7 years. Lionel has been married for 45 years, has 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren. He is certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. He has a dog named Pee Wee and enjoys fishing and wood carving.

Meghan A.

Meghan A.

Since 2016

Veterinary Assistant

Meghan was born and raised in Kenner. She graduated from De La Salle High School and studied at Delgado Community College. When she is not working, Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband, Dreaux and new daughter, Penelope and their 3 dogs.

Brian B.

Since 2019

Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Representative

Brian was born and raised in New Orleans. He and his wife Eddrelle, have both worked in the animal care industry since 2006 and in the veterinary field since 2010.  When not working, Brian is an exotic animal enthusiast, aquarist and an avid football fan.

Iyshia B.

Since 2019

Veterinary Assistant

Iyshia was born and raised in New Orleans. She graduated from John F. Kennedy Sr. High School and from Delgado Community College with an associate degree in Applied Science. She is studying now for the VTNE test. Her hobbies include Anime, playing video games, and watching movies.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and her pet turtle Lucy.

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