Veterinarian examining a cat on the medical table

Meet Our Team

Our staff is dedicated to providing the best care possible to our patients.

Emily Yunker

Emergency Veterinarian, Veterinary Herbalist

  • DVM from Auburn University
  • Veterinary Herbal Medicine training with Purple Moon Herbs and Studies
  • Emily lives in Pittsboro with her husband, three children, and two cats. They all love to spend long afternoons in the woods near their home. She loves cats and tea.
Emily Yunker - Emergency Veterinarian, Veterinary Herbalist

Stefanie Batts

Emergency Veterinarian

  • BS in Animal Science at NC State University
  • DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Completed Small Animal Rotation Internship with focus in Emergency Medicine at the Center for Veterinary Specialty Care in Dallas, TX
  • Dr. Batts has a special interest in Management of critically ill patients; emergency soft tissue surgeries; management of endocrine diseases like diabetes mellitus, Addison’s disease, and Cushing’s disease.
  • She loves gardening, traveling, and walking on the greenway with her rescue Plott hound, Dixie. Dr. Batts is also an avid Carolina Panthers fan.
Stefanie Batts - Emergency Veterinarian

Jennifer Oldson

Emergency Veterinarian

Jennifer Oldson - Emergency Veterinarian

Aubrey Brown

Emergency Veterinarian

Aubrey Brown - Emergency Veterinarian

Scott Rubinstein

Emergency Veterinarian

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Lauren Whitley

Rehabilitation Veterinarian

Lauren Whitley

Kerry Quinn

Practice Manager

  • Emergency room nurse who made the switch to emergency veterinary medicine in 2019
  • Loves spending time with her family and her 2 Boston Terriers Jack & Gin. Enjoys traveling to St. Marteen and watching reality TV shows like Survivor and Big Brother.
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Erin Obremski

Rehabilitation Staff Supervisor

  • BS in Animal Science from NC State University
  •  Certified in Canine Massage and Canine Fitness Training; previously in laboratory animal medicine at Duke Human Vaccine Institute
  • She has a special interest in working with active pets to help them gain conditioning and return to competition, whether their issues stem from injury, age, or simply lifestyle maintenance.
  • Erin enjoys endurance sports like triathlon and ultra running. She has 1 dog, 1 cat, and a husband at home.
Erin Obremski - Rehabilitation Staff Supervisor

Jessica Schott

Emergency Staff Supervisor

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Lexus Caster

Emergency Staff Supervisor

  • BS in Animal Science from NC State University
  • Lexus has a special interest in equine medicine and has completed internships at ranches in training and breeding. She has studied abroad in Namibia on safari animals and takes special interest in the care of critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
  • Lexus loves sports and horseback riding. She has 2 dogs: Bella, a Tibetan Spaniel, and Pickles, a pitty mix, and a husband.
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Megan Wallace

Emergency Staff Supervisor

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Marissa DiLeo

Education & Training Supporter

  • AS in Science
  • Mariss has a special interest in abscesses, care and restraint in aggressive cats, critically ill patients, CPR, helping owners understand their pet’s illness, and helping fellow staff learn and grow in their positions.
  • Marissa is also a volunteer firefighter who loves traveling to the beach and ocean life.
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Billie Copeland

Hospital Supporter

  • Education: BS in Agricultural Education with a concentration in Animal Science from NC State University
  • Billie has worked in emergency medicine for 20+ years and is interested in geriatric patients and palliative care.
  • She loves board games, is active in the First Flight Society, and enjoys microbreweries and Pokemon Go. She has a chihuahua named Mango and cat named Jax.
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