Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Veterinarians


Erica Barrett</br> DVM photo

Erica Barrett
DVM

Dr. Barrett grew up in West Virginia but became a "Carolina Girl" before graduating high school. Growing up in West Virginia, she fostered a love of animals early in life with a multitude of family pets. After high school she started working as a kennel assistant in a veterinary hospital, this is where her love of animals sparked her interest in veterinary medicine. Dr. Barrett attended North Carolina State University for both her Bachelor’s of Science and Zoology and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests are preventative, internal, and emergency medicine. Dr. Barrett is a "dog person" and loves any dog that is huge and fluffy! She shares her home with her husband, David, their sons Colton and Caden, and their dog Odin. In her spare time Dr. Barrett enjoys spending time with her family and watching football.

Debbie Corpuz</br> DVM photo

Debbie Corpuz
DVM

Dr. Corpuz was born in California but moved to North Carolina early in life. As a child, she had an interest in all things horsey that quickly encompassed all animals. This interest matured into a concern for their well being and she decided to pursue a veterinary career. Dr. Corpuz's professional interests include surgery, as well as, internal and emergency medicine. She lives with her husband Eric, daughters Jaden and Emma, and her 2 German Shepherds, 2 French Bulldogs, a Boston Terrier and 3 cats.

Julie Kang</br> DVM photo

Julie Kang
DVM

Dr. Kang is originally from Oregon, however, she has since moved to North Carolina from Washington State as her husband is now stationed at Fort Bragg. Her love of animals began as a child and blossomed into a passion for their wellbeing as she grew older. Having practiced veterinary medicine as a vet tech prior to becoming a Veterinarian, the drive to help animals powered Dr. Kang through Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine from where she received her Doctorate's. Dr. Kang and her husband share their home their daughter, Penelope, an Alaskan Malamute named Talulah and a French Bulldog named Matilda. When she is not helping heal our beloved companions, Dr. Kang enjoys exploring all that North Carolina has to offer from hiking, surfing, kayaking, and fishing.

Vet Techs and Assistants


Brittany</br> Vet Assistant photo

Brittany
Vet Assistant

Brittany is a North Carolina native and has resided locally for her entire life. Brittany applied at Lakeside to find a career she enjoyed closer to her first purchased home, an accomplishment she is immensely proud of. Brittany graduated from Central Carolina Community College with her degree in Veterinary Medical Technology. She has worked in the vet medicine field for 5 years and has truly found a career that fits her. Brittany has four pets; Arrow, Picasso, Simba and Lady. When her fur babies aren’t craving attention, Brittany spends her time cooking, gardening and landscaping her new home.

Michelle</br> RVT photo

Michelle
RVT

Michelle is originally from Springfield, Massachusetts and moved to North Carolina in 2011 to join her husband in his military career. Michelle appreciates the warm weather and lack of snow that North Carolina offers, a big change from her home town! She graduated with her Veterinary Medical Technology degree from Central Carolina Community College in 2015. She has worked in the vet medicine field for three years. She enjoys educating clients and helping animals receive the care they need. Michelle has a big personality and is always making the Lakeside staff laugh! In her spare time she takes pleasure in going to the beach, playing sports and hanging out with her fur babies, Mia, Walter and Rosie.

Jes</br> RVT photo

Jes
RVT

Bio Coming Soon!

Jessica</br> RVT photo

Jessica
RVT

Bio Coming Soon!

Kate</br> Vet Assistant photo

Kate
Vet Assistant

Kate is from Dawsonville, Georgia and moved to North Carolina 6 years ago. Kate has a degree in graphic design, but enjoys working with animals! Her compassion and drive to care for others makes her a great addiontion to the team! Kate loves all things brindle! Kate stays busy with her young son, her two dogs, Gracie and Yuenger, her hamster, Black Power Ranger, and her mouse, Jim Harbaugh. Kate recently added two new babies to her family; Evie, a brindle Pitbull Mix and Eleanor Roosevelt, a hamster! In her free time Kate enjoys gardening, antiquing and camping!

Alisa</br> Vet Assistant photo

Alisa
Vet Assistant

Alisa has returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina after living in Colorado and Hawaii. Originally from California, Alisa has planted roots in North Carolina for the second time to support her husband’s career. Alisa is an outdoor enthusiast, she holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resource and Environmental Management with a focus in Wildlife Ecology. Her interest in animal health and how it relates to the environment influences her decision to join the Lakeside staff. For her Master’s thesis, she researched a zoonoses in the environment. Rebel, her German shepherd/lab mix, her husky, Tonraq, and her four chickens keep her busy but in her spare time, Alisa enjoys fly fishing, gardening, and photography. Take a look at the website to see some of her work!

Kim</br> Vet Assistant photo

Kim
Vet Assistant

Bio Coming Soon!

Lindsey</br> Vet Technician  photo

Lindsey
Vet Technician

Lindsey moved to North Carolina from Connecticut after deciding she wanted a change in scenery. Lindsey’s love for gardening, swimming, horseback riding, and spending time outside with her two children has only made her desire to stay in North Carolina grow! She also enjoys spending her time learning about ocean life, reading, drawing, finding stores with the best sales, and eating pineapple on pizza! Lindsey has always had an interest in science and medicine and her love for animals came from her mother. Lindsey has a Catahoula Mix named Bowser, and two cats named Dunkin and Mito.

Missy</br> Vet Assistant photo

Missy
Vet Assistant

Bio Coming Soon!

Receptionists


Raechell</br> Head Receptionist photo

Raechell
Head Receptionist

Raechell has been with us since we first opened our doors in 2013 and has over 15+ years of experience in veterinary medicine and animal welfare. Raechell prides herself on her passion for the wellbeing of all animals. She also majors in Social Media & Marketing Management, project coordination, and considers herself to be a ‘nerd’. Besides veterinary medicine, Raechell's interests include: weightlifting, computer technology, comic books, photography, video games, and in her offtime is a connoisseur of pizza. She has a deep rooted love for exotics and Giant breed dogs, and at home, she owns a Great Dane, three cats, and three ferrets.

Monica  photo

Monica

Monica is originally from Flushing, Michigan who moved to North Carolina to join her husband in his military career. Monica graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Monica has always had a love for animals and her work ethic makes her a great addition to the Lakeside Family! Monica shares her home with her husband, Sam, and their two cats, Vera and Rajah. Monica likes to spend her free time reading (suspense books mostly), drawing, and painting. She also enjoys watching reality TV shows and cheering on her favorite football team with her husband!

Katie  photo

Katie

Katie currently calls Fayetteville, NC home away from home and enjoys the southern lifestyle, but says Philadelphia will always be home. From the Northern living to the South, Katie's experience in the animal welfare field began as a foster mom. She enjoyed helping animals so much that she began working and managing a local rescue shelter. Her passion resides in working closely with fearful animals. She has 4 dogs at home named Ensley, Apollo, Bronx, and Athena. In her free time, Katie enjoys traveling back home to visit, finding new foods to try, and exploring the area and seeing what the 'South' has to offer.

Barbara</br>  photo

Barbara

Barbara is orginally from North Carolina. Barbara is a dachshund fanatic and is a dog-mom to a couple! Working in the vet medicine field has helped Barbara become a better pet parent, and her goal is to learn more hands on medicine. When Barbara has free time she enjoys caring for her Doxies.

Ashley  photo

Ashley

Originally from Fredericksburg, Ashley relocated to Ft. Bragg, NC with her military spouse. One of her favorite things about this area is that there's an Einstein's on post -- Ashley loves their bagels! She attended college in Virginia and majored in K-8 education. Her adventure into the veterinary medicine field is an exciting experience for her, and it is her love of animals that inspires her to learn how to provide the best possible care for animals. At home she has 3 dogs, 1 cat, and a Betta Fish. When not providing outstanding customer service for our clients, Ashley puts her creativity to work with crafting, playing board games, and playing her favorite video game, 'Doom'.

Jessie  photo

Jessie

Bio Coming Soon!

Kennel Assistants


Kristie</br>  photo

Kristie

Amanda  photo

Amanda

Tremaine</br>  photo

Tremaine

Gabi</br>  photo

Gabi

Amber  photo

Amber

Dominique  photo

Dominique

Lakeside Animal Hospital

1458 NC 24/87

Cameron, NC 28326


For general information, questions, appointment requests, call or text us at:

Phone: (910) 495-7387
Fax: (910) 495-7390



Hours

Monday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Wednesday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Thursday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Closed