Dr. Jeff Lancaster
Dr. Jeff is a native of Tyler. He and his wife, Cindy, have 3 children; Kelli, Ben and Jake. They also share their home with 2 dogs; Diesel and Molly. Dr. Lancaster and Cindy are members of Green Acres Baptist church and are active in Youth Ministry. When not at work, Dr. Jeff enjoys playing golf, tennis, fishing, woodworking, flying and spending time with his family.
After graduating from Robert E. Lee High school and then Tyler Junior College, he furthered his education with a Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine while at Texas A&M in 1989 and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
In 1989, he founded Tyler Veterinary Center where he practices small animal medicine. Two of his special areas of interest are Dermatology and General Surgery.
Dr. Sharon Phillips
Dr. Phillips was born and raised in Fort Worth until attending Texas A&M in 1986 where she received both her undergraduate degree and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating in 1993, she moved back to Fort Worth and worked at Westcreek Animal Hospital for 4 years. In 1997, she and her husband Lee, who is a Tyler native, moved back to the Flint area. At that time, she became an associate veterinarian at Tyler Veterinary Center where she continues to practice.
Currently, she lives in Flint with her husband, Lee, and their two children, Keith and Sarah. They share their home with 5 dogs: Sadie,Joe, Sunny, Wolf, and Louie & 3 cats: Claire, Jasmine, and Oscar. Dr. Phillips also has 4 horses. She and her family are active in their church, Dayspring Methodist Church, located here in Tyler. When not at work, she is on the board and volunteers with the Therapet organization which uses dogs to help in human rehabilitation and hospital visitation. Dr. Phillips is also on the board of the SPCA of East Texas. A few more of her favorite hobbies include cooking, gardening, and reading.
Dr. Whitley grew up in Annapolis, Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park and earned a bachelors degree in biology in 2005. She moved to Texas in 2006 and decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 2012. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Austin, Texas. Dr. Whitley lives in Tyler with her husband, Elliott, their dog, Bianca, and their cats, Elsie and Lydia. When not at work, Dr. Whitley enjoys running, kayaking, hiking, and traveling. Special areas of interest include feline medicine and oncology.