Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Maple Small Animal Clinic in New Orleans! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (504) 866-6316 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Veterinarian

  • Gene Zeller, DVM - In Memoriam

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Eugene Zeller was a native New Orleanian and graduate of Benjamin Franklin High…
  • Emily Zeller Lemann, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Emily Zeller Lemann always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian to follow in the…
  • Brian Hill, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Brian Hill was born in West Monroe, Louisiana, grew up in New Orleans and graduated…
  • Erica Brasher, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Erica Brasher was born and raised in New Orleans.  She is a graduate of both Trinity…
  • Sharon Schmidt, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Sharon Schmidt was born in Hammond, Louisiana and graduated from St. Scholastica…
  • Mandy Walkenhorst, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Walkenhorst is a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School and Loyola University…

    Management

  • Jill Humphrey

    Office Manager

    Want to know who keeps us all on track? That would be Jill.  She works part-time in our…

    Reception

  • Angelica Cortes

    Receptionist

    If you have been greeted at the clinic by the young lady with the dark hair and the big…
  • Gay Rakosky

    Receptionist, Part-Time

    Gay has been a staple at our clinic answering our phones since she first joined Dr.…
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    James Milburn

    Receptionist

    If you've called Maple and spoken to the gentleman who has the soothing voice and calm…
  • Kimberly Dal Corso

    Receptionist

    Kim joined the Maple team in May 2020.  She attended Destrehan High School and graduated…
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    Linnea Musgrove

    Receptionist

    Linnea joined the Maple team in March 2021. Linnea graduated from Seattle Central College.…

    Laboratory

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    Alaina Smith

    Veterinary Technician and Laboratory Assistant

    Alaina joined our team in November 2021. Her previous veterinary experience working at…
  • Jackie Deak Akey

    Laboratory Manager

    Jackie joined our team in August, 2012 as our Lab and Exam Room Manager.  She spends her…
  • Meredith Tague

    Veterinary Technician, Laboratory and Surgery Assistant

    Meredith's love of animals comes through in her passion for providing as much client…

    Technician

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    Alaina Smith

    Veterinary Technician and Laboratory Assistant

    Alaina joined our team in November 2021. Her previous veterinary experience working at…
  • Becky Bukheit

    Veterinary Technician and Surgery Technician

    Becky joined Maple in June of 2019 and is a valued member of our Technician and Surgery…
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    Carrie Janco

    Lead Hospital Technician

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    Hannah Thomas

    Veterinary Technician and Surgery Technician

    Hannah joined the Maple team in July of 2021 and her sunny, positive disposition began to…
  • Henry Davis

    Kennel Attendant

    Henry has been a staple in our Kennel since April of 1999 when he first started working…
  • Janet Jones

    Veterinary Technician and Surgery Assistant

    If you have a dog (especially if it's a chihuahua) chances are you have met Janet as she…
  • Joseph Maloney

    Veterinary Technician and Surgery Assistant

    Joseph joined the Maple team in April 2021. He graduated from Brother Martin High School…
  • Meredith Tague

    Veterinary Technician, Laboratory and Surgery Assistant

    Meredith's love of animals comes through in her passion for providing as much client…
  • Nancy K

    Veterinary Technician and Surgery Technician

    Nancy is our longest running full time Maple family member.  Nancy managed the kennels…
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    Paige Benoit

    Veterinary Technician and Surgery Technician

    Paige joined the Maple team in April 2021. She graduated from Groveton High School and…