Dr. Susan Brashear - Veterinarian
Dr. Susan Brashear is the medical director for Main Street Veterinary Hospital, she joined the team here in 2003.
Dr. Brashear has enjoyed mentoring and training doctors for many years. She was reared in El Dorado, Arkansas, and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Abilene Christian University in 1999. In 2003 Dr. Brashear was awarded her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University.
Dr. Brashear is the exotics contributor at the Mark Francis Museum of Veterinary History in Austin, Texas. Her studies at LSU had an emphasis on avian, exotic, zoo, and aquarium medicine, and she held externships at the Baton Rouge Zoo and the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans. She also participated in a clerkship at Sea World in Orlando, Florida. You’ll often see her on our social media with creatures of all types!
Through extensive additional training Dr. Brashear is also an experienced ultrasonographer, she performs our abdominal ultrasounds in-house. An ultrasound, or sonogram, allows us to get more imaging inside your pet’s organs and can be a very valuable tool in diagnosing disease. Her other professional interests include geriatric medicine, pain management, gastrointestinal diseases, endocrinology (hormonal diseases), dermatology, and ophthalmology.
Dr. Brashear is married to Clint Brashear, also a veterinarian. They have one very spirited little girl at home. Dr. Brashear counts reading, scrapbooking, traveling, gourmet cooking, photography, and scuba diving among her favorite pastimes. She and her husband share their home with Nigel, a Shih Tzu; Belle, a Cockatiel with special needs; Callaway, a Maine Coon mix found as a kitten on a golf course and Minerva (McGonagall), a 3-legged rescue cat.
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