Our Team

Our goal here at VCA Murphy Road Animal Hospital has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care. Our hospital team displays an unrivaled commitment to our clients through continuing education, technological advances in veterinary medicine and service, and most importantly, administering compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.

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Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Christine Widmann
Medical Director

Dr. Christine Widmann joined our team in November 2015 as a Staff Veterinarian and we are incredibly happy that she is now our Medical Director! Dr. Widmann is a Buckeye at heart and completed both her undergrad and veterinary education at Ohio State University. In three years, she earned her Bachelor's degree with Honors and Research Distinction in Animal Science with a minor in Life Sciences. She attended Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine and was Vice President of the six professional colleges at the University. 

Dr. Widmann's special veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery and puppy dev...

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Megan R.
Area Manager
Megan is originally from Gadsden, AL, and moved to Birmingham in August 2001 to attend college at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. After graduating with her B.S. in Business Management, Megan continued her education and obtained an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix in 2009. While in college, Megan worked on the human side of medicine at Birmingham Heart Clinic as a bookkeeper and medical records department supervisor. Megan started with VCA as Hospital Manager of VCA Becker Animal Hospital in Birmingham, AL, in June 2007. In January 2012, she transferred to VCA Animal Care Center of Mt. Juliet. In Janu...
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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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