Meet our medical team.

At Express Vets, our medical team of state-licensed veterinarians and staff are committed to practicing high-quality veterinary medicine. Our team focuses on providing compassionate veterinary care for our patients and a welcoming, informative, and supportive environment for our clients.

Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. Stacy Hirst

Dr. Hirst is our full-time veterinarian at Express Vets. Dr. Hirst moved to Forsyth County from Cincinnati, Ohio in 1995 and is a local graduate of South Forsyth High School. She received both her undergraduate and doctorate degrees from the University of Georgia. Since graduating in 2006, she has been practicing small animal medicine locally and loves the connections she has made with her furry patients and their families. Dr. Hirst serves as the President of the Forsyth-Dawson Veterinary Medical Association. She and her husband, Graham, have two daughters, Emerson and Brantley, and their family also has two dogs, three cats, and saltwater fish. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, Georgia football games and spending time with her family and friends.

Dr. Dawn Jackson

Dr. Jackson grew up in Troy, Michigan and moved to Georgia in 1988. She received both her BS in Microbiology and her DVM degree from the University of Georgia. Since graduating in 2004, she has been practicing small animal medicine in Peachtree Corners. Recently joining the Express Vets team she has a special interest in both dermatology and internal medicine. Her favorite part of being a veterinarian, however, is the relationships that she builds with her clients. She and her husband, Jason, have two children, Sydney and Easton, as well as four cats. When she is not working, she can usually be found on the soccer field with her kids. She also enjoys traveling and spending time on Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River with her family.

Dr. Lyn Lewis

Dr. Thomas “Lyn” Lewis, Jr. is from coastal Beaufort, South Carolina. He attended Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C. for his Bachelor of Science in Biology, where he graduated with honors. In 1998, he began Veterinary School at the University of Georgia. In 2002, Dr. Lewis had the pleasure of presenting his grandfather, Dr. George Radford, his 50-year medallion honoring his graduation from UGA College of Veterinary Medicine in 1952. Soon after graduation in 2002, he started his career at Appalachian Animal Hospital in Ellijay, GA. He quickly became a partner and then purchased the hospital outright in 2008. In 2009 Dr. Lewis purchased Wayside Animal Hospital from Dr. Mike McGhee. By 2011, Dr. Lewis sold Appalachian Animal Hospital and focused his full energy into serving Pickens County and Wayside Animal Hospital. Dr. Lewis has extensive experience with both dogs and cats but has also worked with gorillas, kangaroos, raptors, cougars, black bears, and other wildlife. He loves internal medicine, dermatology, and has specialized training in physical therapy/rehabilitation. However, he especially loves spending time with our clients in both the exam rooms and the lobby. Dr. Lewis has authored over 100 articles for various newspapers in North Georgia. Dr. Lewis has always stayed active in the community with the local Chamber of Commerce events, he works with local classrooms, the Youth Apprenticeship Program, and the FFA. He is the Founder and serves on the Board for the Mountain Emergency Animal Center, an after-hours veterinary hospital in Blue Ridge, GA. In his spare time, Dr. Lewis loves playing tennis, spending time with his wife Kristen and their children Addison and Patrick.

Meet Our Team

Nicole Troche

Nicole is our Operations Manager. After starting her career in Veterinary Medicine as a receptionist in 2003, she transitioned into Customer Service Management in 2006, and then into Practice Management in 2013. She has received her Veterinary Practice Management Certification at Penn Foster and has a passion for helping others and ensuring that all pets receive quality medicine at an affordable price. Nicole was born and raised in Florida and moved to Georgia in 2001. She enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and enjoying a nice meal with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Her 2 dogs, Raven and Kaia have been a joy for her to watch their bond and ability to help one another, as Raven is deaf and has learned to rely on her sister for direction and has learned sign language for her commands.

Julie Levy

Julie is our Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist. Julie has enjoyed a lifetime of being in the company of animals and began her professional career in animal care in 2014. She is committed to providing skilled and compassionate service while ensuring that pet owners are educated on how to keep their companions safe, happy and healthy. Julie enjoys spending time with her husband and three children participating in community events, traveling and watching movies. Their household is made complete by three mischievous kitties and a faithful canine.

We offer a wide variety of services for your pet.

More and more pet owners are taking their pets to Express Vets and we want you to experience the benefit, too!

We have five convenient locations.

Express Vets provides a caring and professional staff, a clean and convenient environment, and remarkably affordable pricing. We've built hospitals that help you save time and money.

Cumming, GA

5485 Bethelview Rd. Suite 440
Cumming, GA 30040

Phone: 470-239-7672

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North Canton, GA

149 Reinhardt College Parkway Suite 6
Canton, GA 30114

Phone: 678-493-5288

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Holly Springs, GA

6244 Holly Springs Parkway Suite D
Holly Springs, GA 30188

Phone: 678-402-8717

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Kennesaw, GA

4200 Wade Green Rd. Suite 100
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 678-401-5579

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Buford, GA (Coming February 2021)

4108 Hamilton Mill Road, Suite 310
Buford, GA 30519

Email: info5@expressvets.com

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