Meet Our Team

Dr. Esra


Dr. Esra graduated in 1997 from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to being a licensed DVM, she is a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA), a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) and a Certified Spinal Manual Therapist and has a special interest in Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Dr. Esra practiced in Bel Air, Maryland for 18 years. There she owned her own small Animal Hospital for 14 years. During one of her recent family vacations, her family fell in love with the Jacksonville area and decided to move to Florida. Dr. Esra’s family includes her husband Gene, her son Zackary, five cats (Sniffles, Macintosh, Fearless, Raven, and Eagle), and her two dogs (Humphrey and Bogart). Her hobbies are dog agility, cooking and outdoor activities with her family.


Veterinary Assistant

Sarah was born and raised in Indiana, until she married a career military man where she started moving around often. She has two children Hunter 16 and Kendall 11. She moved to Florida last year from Hawaii. Her family loves going to the beach and on hikes with their dogs Meka and Sailor. Her love for animals is why she loves working at Nease Animal Hospital.


Veterinary Assistant

Mackenzie is born and raised in Florida. She enjoys going to the beach, fishing, paddle boarding, painting, and hanging out with friends. She is currently in school for Marine Biology with a direct focus on shark biology and plans on traveling the world to make documentaries. She loves working at Nease Animal Hospital because everyone’s focus is the same: compassionate care and well being of pets.



Bio coming soon.