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Meet Our Team

Ray Morrison, DVM & Jenifer Geisler, DVM

Husband and wife; Owners of the Practice


Drs. Morrison and Geisler are both 1987 graduates from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine located at Virginia Tech.  After graduating, they practiced for two years in Charlotte, NC before moving to Winston-Salem to work at Ard-Vista Animal Hospital where, in 1991, they became owners.

Dr. Geisler also enjoys running (she completed her several half-marathons), gardening, and reading.  In his spare time Dr. Morrison writes fiction, primarily short stories. His debut collection of short stories, "In a World of Small Truths," was published by Press 53 (available for purchase at www.press53.com). His second book, another collection of short stories, is scheduled for release in the fall of 2018.


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Brian LeFevre, DVM
Associate
Dr. Brian LeFevre graduated from University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000 and started at Ard-Vista Animal hospital the same year.  He lives in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife, Julia, sons Noah and Ben, and pets:  Russell (mix breed dog), Alvin (boxer), Maude and Deedee (cats), Plum (hermit crab), Lewis & Clark & Poseidon (gerbils), and 4 fish.
His hobbies are mountain biking, running, and cooking.


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Matthew Gessner, DVM
Associate
Dr. Matthew Gessner (Dr. Matt) graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009.  He lives in Winston-Salem with his wife, Mary Pat, and their son Jackson.  They share their home with their dogs Murphy, a lab-mix, Texas, a greyhound mix, and Winston, an English Bulldog, along with their cat, Owen.  Dr. Gessner enjoys spending time in the outdoors in his Jeep,  hiking our national park trails, or catching a game (just about any sport).  


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Paula Patton, DVM

Dr. Paula Patton graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. She practiced in Kansas for several years before moving to North Carolina. Dr. Patton lives in Winston Salem with her husband, Eric, their blind dog Esme, and cat Tucker. They are expecting their first child, a boy, in January 2019. Her hobbies include horseback riding, hiking, knitting and origami. 

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:45 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:45 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:45 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:45 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:45 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I love Ard-Vista,they have taken great care of our pets. They not only provide excellent medical care, it is their compassion and true love of animals that sets them apart. Many thanks!"
    Darlene L.
  • "Great Drs. and staff. I moved my 5 doggies from another vet to Dr. Jenni and am thrilled with the service we receive there. Try them, you will find a home and piece of mind with their care."
    Ann H.