Our Doctors

                                       

Dr. Randall

Dr. Daniel C. Randall is a native of Aiken, South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Clemson University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from both institutions and received the Upjohn Pharmacia Award for clinical proficiency in medicine upon graduating from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.

Before moving to the Greenville area, Dr. Randall spent six years in a busy mixed animal practice in Greensboro, Georgia near Lake Oconee.

While in Georgia he cultivated an avid interest in advanced small animal surgery techniques including orthopedics, reconstructive soft tissue surgery, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He then spent a year working on a research project at the University of Georgia investigating experimental gene therapy techniques for treating bronchioalveolar carcinoma.

In 2004, Dr. Randall returned to private practice in the Greenville area working as an associate at the Fountain Inn Animal Clinic and as a surgeon at Fairview Point Animal Hospital. Dr. Randall recently served as the President of the Greater Greenville Veterinary Medical Association.

He and his wife, Leigh, have two sons, William and Hampton. The Randall family enjoys the companionship of their dogs, Dixie and Max.

Dr. Brown

Jena Brown, D.V.M. is a native of the upstate. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from both universities.

Dr. Brown currently is the treasurer of the Greater Greenville Veterinary Medical Association.  She is a member of the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, the American Animal Hospital Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Brown and her husband live in Taylors and have two dogs named Oreo and Nabisco.  in her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, gardening and scrapbooking.  She competes and shows American Saddlebred horses.

Dr. Roberts

Dr. Roberts is a native of LaPorte, Indiana and attended Purdue University for undergraduate studies and to study veterinary medicine. He graduated in 1973 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He then practiced in small animal practices in Indianapolis, IN Denver, CO and Valparaiso IN before he moved his family to South Carolina in 1982, where he established the Fountain Inn Animal Clinic. In 2016, he sold the clinic and has been doing relief work since.

He has served as president of the Blue Ridge Veterinary Association, Greenville Veterinary Association, and the Fountain Inn Rotary Club. He served two years as South Carolina Pet Week chairman and was actively involved with the Animal Emergency Clinic as a director and chairman.

He is married and his wife Nancy have one son Topher. For many years he coached youth sports before turning his interests to beekeeping, gardening, hiking, and travel.

Dr. Payton-Russell

Dr. Meagan Payton-Russell is a native of Amherst, Massachusetts. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. Tired of the cold and snowy weather she then moved to the island of St. Kitts where she received her DVM degree from Ross University School of Veterinary medicine. She spent one year at Michigan State University completing her clinical work and she met her future husband, also a veterinarian.

They moved to South Carolina, where she spent time working in general practice and in an emergency hospital. She and her husband moved to Massachusetts to start a family and she worked as an emergency veterinarian at a busy referral center in Boston. After 2 years Dr. Payton-Russell, her husband and their two small children returned to Greenville, and she joined the Foothills Veterinary Hospital team.

Her professional interests include emergency surgery and critical care, geriatric care, and pain management.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children; Marina and Blai, riding and competing for her horses (Augusta and Senta) in dressage, and traveling to visit family in Spain and Vermont.

Dr. Brauneis

Dr. Brauneis is a Boston native and found her way to South Carolina by attending Clemson University. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science from Clemson, she attended the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

During veterinary school, Dr. Brauneis was the president of the Student Chapter of the American Association of Shelter Veterinarians and worked closely with the county shelter to provide vaccinations and preventative medications, as well as helping the animals find their future homes. During her clinical year, she spent time at the Birmingham Humane Society performing spay and neuter procedures and provided daily medical care to the animals in the Birmingham shelter network.  Her interests besides shelter medicine include dermatology and surgery.

Dr. Brauneis has recently moved to Greenville with her fiancé. They currently have a cat named Nemo and an extra-large hound-mix named Duke. In her free time, Dr. Brauneis enjoys finally having free time (a rarity during school), gardening and exploring the Greenville area.

Dr. Gregg

Dr. Lauren Gregg is a native of Aiken, South Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science from Clemson University and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

During veterinary school, Dr. Gregg focused her time on small animal general practice and shelter medicine. Other involvement included being a tour guide, helping with shelter transports to the Northeast, and organizing a volunteer trip with VIDA to Central America to provide veterinary care in rural areas. Upon graduating, she has spent time practicing in New Jersey before finding her way back home to South Carolina.

Outside of work, Dr. Gregg can be found spending time with her husband and their two pets- Jack (dog) and Smokey (chinchilla). They enjoy hiking, biking, going to the lake, and, when possible, traveling.

 
Dr. Smith 
Dr. Sheley Smith is a native of Binghamton, New York. She received her Bachelor of Animal Sciences from Auburn University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine.
During veterinary school, she was a member of the Phi Zeta honor society and Integrative Medicine Club. After veterinary school, she completed a small animal rotating internship at Nashville Veterinary Specialists, where she gained more experience through different specialties, including Emergency, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Cardiology, and others. She has special interests in both Dermatology and Integrative Medicine.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kevin with their two dogs, Kolby and Gunner. She enjoys kayaking, mountain biking, going to concerts, and finally having free time to spend with her family.