St. Francis welcomes new veterinarian

Dr. Jessica Lewis

Dr. Jessica Lewis has joined the team at St. Francis Animal & Bird Hospital, 1227 W. Larpenteur Ave.

Lewis initially joined St. Francis in spring 2011 as a veterinary assistant. She was promoted to a veterinary technician in 2013 and continued to work at St. Francis part time while earning her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at the University of Minnesota. She completed a one-month externship at St. Francis during her clinical rotations and officially joined as a veterinarian in May.

Lewis’s professional interests include small-animal internal medicine, preventative care, nutrition, anesthesia and pain management. She has completed the Fear Free Certification program and strives to reduce fear, anxiety and stress related to veterinary visits.

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