Meet the Team

Dr. Murphy graduated University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 and has over 31 years of experience working exclusively in small animal medicine.

Dr. Murphy practiced in southern Wisconsin from 1993 to 2007. After working a stint at South Carolina Veterinary Emergency Care providing urgent care and emergency veterinary medicine, he opened Birchwood Veterinary Hospital in March of 2008.

Dr. Murphy enjoys small animal dentistry, soft tissue surgery, preventative and geriatric patient care. He loves working with dogs of all shapes and sizes. He also has a special interest in cats and their unique needs.

Dr. Murphy has three children and also shares his home with a small dog, birds, and various reptile pets.

Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA),Lexington Chamber of Commerce, American Heartworm Society, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

Dr. Murphy Birchwood Veterinary Hospital
Christy joined our team in 2018 and is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She graduated from Piedmont Technical College in 2019 and received her AS in Veterinary Technology. Christy is married and is the mother of two beautiful girls.

Brianna joined our team in 2017 and is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She received her AS in Veterinary Technology from Piedmont Technical College. Brianna likes spending time with her pit bull, Sephora. She also enjoys watching dirt bike racing and going to the beach on the weekends.

Kaye is our administrator and has been with Birchwood Veterinary Hospital since January 2018. Kaye is married to a wonderful man and together they have 5 children. Kaye shares her home with a variety of animals. She enjoys wildlife rehab, crafts and sewing in her spare time.

Ashlee joined our team in 2021 and has been in veterinary medicine since 2011. She has one little dog, a Maltipoo named Trixie. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.

Jennifer joined our team in December 2022 as our receptionist and has worked in the veterinary field since 2021. Jennifer is married and they have a son and 3 dogs together. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.

Aila joined our team as receptionist in 2024.

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