Meet the friendly staff at Whitehouse Veterinary Hospital!

  • Jodi
    Lead Technician

    Jodi has been here at Whitehouse Veterinary Hospital for more than 10 years and many of you know her well. She is married to her wonderful husband of many years, Derek. She also has 1 dog, Gunner, and lots of kitty cats. In her spare time she enjoys quietly reading and fishing with her husband.

  • Amir Esterabadi

    Amir Esterabadi joined us in late December of 2016, adding another knowledgeable technician to our team. For any of you that have met him  already, you know how awesome a guy he is!  Amir is originally from Florida and moved to Tyler when he was four years old. He received his Bachelors’ degree in Animal Science at LSU, after which he moved back to Tyler with his amazing dog Cooper.  Amir and Cooper are best buddies and enjoy spending their free hours hanging out together fishing, watching sports and playing video games.

  • Edward "Tripp" Brown
    Veterinary Technician

    Tripp grew up in North Carolina where he graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Animal Science.  He worked for Smithfield Foods as a farm manager for ten years, eventually moving to Texas in the early 2000's. After some career changes, learning many different skills along the way, he settled here to become a great addition to the hospital with a bright smile and a great personality. He has one dog and a cat, Leo and Annabelle. He loves reading and landscaping and looks forward to helping all of your pets in any way he can.

  • Ami Parish
    Veterinary Technician

    Ami joined our family bringing with her a bright smile and super attitude. She was Texas born but moved around a bit and learning what she could before settling back down in her home state. She's energetic and not afraid to get her hands dirty, doing whatever it takes to make sure her clients get the best care possibly. Ami loves the outdoors, social gatherings with friends and family, and of course animals! She spends her off time with her two boys and her dog Dottie.

  • Mica Simpson

    Mica joined us as a receptionist in 2009. She was born and raised in Dallas, TX, moving to Tyler a couple of years before she found her place in our hospital. She loves all of the furry children she is lucky to meet and even has some of her own! Her babies Piglet (toy rat terrier) and Kevin her kitty cat. She spends her free time reading and movie watching, but gets outdoors in her kayak to run the Neches river and fish as often as she can.

  • Andrea Tallant

    Andrea has been with the team since March of 2019. She and her husband, Kelly, enjoy their quiet life together with two fur babies; Remi, a Doberman and Jett, a boxer/rhodesian cross. She has a love for yoga and being outdoors. She has been a receptionist in the veterinary field for almost ten years now.  She has worked with large animals at her last job but this is the first time she has dealt with exotics.  She is loving becoming more knowledgeable in this field and can't wait to learn more. 'Every day is a good day when you can learn something new.'

  • Amanda Clark

    Amanda joined our team in November 2011. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she enjoyed working at a wild life rehab. She relocated to Odessa where she opened a grooming salon and worked there for ten years before moving to Tyler to be closer to family. She has a couple of cool cats and a little hairy mix named Spicoli. She has enjoyed the greener side of Texas and loves reading and nurturing her artistic side in her spare time.


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