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Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center Staff- Gainsville Vets:

Dr. David Menard

Dr David MenardDr. David Menard DVM is the current Chief of Staff at MVMC. He is a graduate of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine class of 1989. In addition to Millhopper Veterinary Medical Center in Gainesville, Dr. Menard is senior partner at Paddock Park Animal Care Center in Ocala, Florida.His special interest is his family, hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, horses, dogs, cats or anything else his son Dylan likes to do.

Dr. Esther Devlin

Dr. Esther Devlin moved to Gainesville in 1995 to attend the University of Florida. She graduated from UF with her bachelors degree in Animal Sciences in 1999.  She worked as a veterinary technician for several years before continuing her studies at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated with her DVM degree in 2006 and entered private practice. Dr. Devlin joined the Millhopper team in September of 2013. She has special interests in dentistry, dermatology and supporting the human-animal bond. Dr. Devlin and her husband, Nathan, have one son, William, who was born March of 2013. Additionally they share their home with 3 dogs and 3 cats.

Dr. Brian Harris

Dr. Brian Harris joined the MVMC practice in 2008 as a graduate of the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine. His interests include internal medicine, cardiology, and neurology. A long-term goal of his is to become board certified in canine and feline practice from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Dr. Harris's hobbies include playing the guitar, mountain biking, and spending time with his 3 cats and wife Diane.


Dr. Deborah Eib

Dr. Deborah Eib joined our team of veterinarians in June of 2015. She is a Jacksonville, FL native and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of North Florida while working as a veterinary technician. She graduated with honors from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2014. Her medical interests include Dermatology and Behavioral medicine. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and exploring Florida’s natural wonders with her husband and their three dogs.

Dr. Wreana Ward

Dr. Wreana Ward grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida and earned her bachelors degree from Wake Forest University in North Carolina. After graduating for the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, she practiced n North Carolina for a year before realizing her heart was in Gainesville and joining our team in July of 2016. Dr. Ward has special interests in Surgery and Internal Medicine. She lives with her Fiancé and their three cats, two dogs, two ducks, and a pig!

Dr. Annie Downs

Bio Coming Soon!

New to our team and both graduates from the University of Florida:

Dr. Eric Wilkening and Dr. Ward Wreana