Emergency Care

Scott I. Johnson, DVM, DACVECC

DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Johnson received his DVM from Texas A&M University in College Station in 1986. He was hired by the Emergency Animal Hospital of NW Austin (EAHNWA) in 1987 as an associate veterinarian and became the owner and Chief of Staff of the hospital in 1991. The south location of the Emergency Animal Hospital was opened by Dr. Johnson in 1997. In 1999, he became the co-founder and the president of the Texas Animal Blood Bank, a volunteer canine blood bank. Dr.

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Stacy Simmonds, DVM, DACVECC

DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Stacy Simmonds graduated from Texas A&M in 2007 with her DVM. Her internship was at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ, and her emergency and critical care residency was completed at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA.  Dr. Simmonds achieved diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2011.  Before joining EAHNWA, Dr. Simmonds worked at a multi-specialty practice in Dallas, TX. Dr.

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Jennifer Floyd

DVM

Dr. Floyd graduated in 1990 from Duke University with an under-graduate degree in English. She received her DVM from Texas A&M in 1994. After graduation, Dr. Floyd worked in regular practice in Dallas for two years, until moving to Austin and joining the EAHNWA staff in 1996. She met her husband at this hospital and they now have three children together. They also have three cats and two dogs.

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Beth Tawney

DVM

Dr. Tawney graduated from Texas A&M veterinary school in 1994. She worked at a mixed animal practice prior to joining the EAHNWA team in 1997. Dr. Tawney enjoys ballroom dancing, hiking, and scuba diving, has two dogs, Charlie and Ruby and five cats, Jake, Lilly, Frankie, George and Phoebe.

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Karen Burns

DVM

Dr. Burns graduated from Texas A&M school of veterinary medicine in 1997. She worked in emergency medicine for a year before joining our staff in 1998. Dr Burns is a cat lover and has a special place in her heart for injured opossums.

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Jennifer DeRuyck

DVM

Dr. DeRuyck graduated from the Texas A&M University school of veterinary medicine in 2000.  Emergency medicine was her calling so she started working at the EAHNWA soon after graduation in 2000. Dr. DeRuyck and her husband have three children, two dogs and one cat.

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David Kleiman

DVM

Dr.Kleiman graduated from Louisiana State University veterinary school in 1997. After working in Los Vegas for several years, Dr. Kleiman joined the EAHNWA staff in 2001. He has three dogs and five cats.

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John Rae

DVM

Dr. Rae received his degree in biology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in 1979. He attended Tufts University in Massachusetts and received his veterinary medicine degree in 1983. He practiced veterinary medicine in the Boston area, on Nantucket Island, and on the east end of Long Island in New York for over 20 years. Dr. Rae joined the EAHNWA staff in 2002. He enjoys golf, bicycling, photography, woodworking and spending time with his family. Dr.

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Reagan Wilson

DVM

Dr. Wilson attended Auburn University, graduating with a BS in 2000 and went on to veterinary school, graduating in 2003. She worked at small animal practices in New Orleans and Mississippi for three years before joining the EAHNWA staff in 2006. She has two cats, Ojos and Shelby, and one dog named Mingus.

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Amanda Rhyne Soirez

DVM

Dr. Soirez graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 Magna Cum Laude and joined the EAHNWA staff shortly afterwards. Dr. Soirez started working at our hospital when she was 18 years old, first as a receptionist and then as a veterinary technician. After graduating she returned to practice in 2007. Dr. Soirez has two cats and two dogs. Batman (black DSH) was adopted from our hospital in 2001 after being abandoned by his owners.

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