Meghan Johnson, DVM, CVA
Senior Clinician, Emergency Medicine
On The Job
Dr. Meghan Johnson grew up following her aunt around town helping her with fundraisers for the local animal shelter. She credits these experiences with instilling in her both the love for animals and an appreciation for shelter animals. Case variety is what drew her to emergency medicine, and within the field, she especially enjoys treating toxicities, hepatopathies and neurologic cases. She also likes working with exotics and wildlife.
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Center, Fairfax VA
Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture, Chi Institute, Reddick, FL
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Bachelor of Arts, Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Johnson has spent a great deal of time as a volunteer to include serving as President for an Animal Rescue in Northern Virginia, spaying and neutering feral cats, and teaching literacy skills to prison inmates. Originally from Minnesota, she followed her heart and moved to the South, the land of sweet tea and boiled peanuts. Her favorite pastimes include tennis, running the occasional 5K, cross stitching and scouring the city looking for quality caffeinated beverages and curry. She has two dogs she calls Mississippi mutts. Chaoui, meaning raccoon in Cajun French, is a hound mix who joined her family during her first year of veterinary school after she was found running along a rural road. Tamale is her rambunctious pit bull who wandered into her life during her third year of veterinary school.