Meet Our Doctors
We look forward to seeing you soon! Get to know our Doctors at East Lincoln Animal Hospital and why we love what we do so much.
BRONYA M REDDEN, DVM, DABVP
LAUREN SEYMOUR, DVM
DAVID A. WILSON, DVM
Dr. Wilson is a native of North Carolina and a 1976 graduate of the
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He founded EastLincoln Animal Hospital in Denver in 1978 to provide the Denver area with the best veterinary care possible. Dr. Wilson had a vision of what the ideal veterinary hospital should be, and it is because of this vision that East Lincoln Animal Hospital is an efficient state-of-the-art facility. Having been in private practice for more than 40 years, Dr. Wilson enjoys all aspects of his profession including medical, surgical, and management tasks.
Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, and the North Carolina Academy of Small Animal Medicine.
As a member of the First Baptist Church in Lincolnton, North Carolina, Dr. Wilson enjoys participating in church and family activities. He and his wife, Libby, have two children. Their son, Ben, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, is a medical doctor specializing in family medicine. Their daughter, Rebecca, is a graduate of Wake Forest University having majored in Communications.
JANET CRAWFORD, DVM
Dr. Crawford grew up in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. She received her Veterinary Medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and has been an Associate Veterinarian at East Lincoln Animal Hospital since 1999. Dr. Crawford loves treating all animals, but she has a special interest in feline medicine. She also enjoys doing acupuncture which helps to improve mobility and pain management in patients.
When she is not practicing animal medicine, Dr. Crawford enjoys outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, and riding her horses. Her house is a lively place full of pets which include her 2 dogs, 5 cats, and 5 horses.
TYLANDA JOHNSON, DVM
Having a parent in the Army allowed Dr. Johnson to live in many places abroad and all over the United States before settling down and calling Charlotte, North Carolina her home. She graduated from veterinary school in 2002 from Colorado State University and then completed a small animal medical/surgical internship in Charlotte before entering private practice. Dr. Johnson has been part of the medical staff at East Lincoln Animal Hospital since the summer of 2005. She takes pleasure in treating all small animal patients; however, Dr. Johnson’s special area of interest includes treating exotics and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Johnson is married with 2 furry kids at home; Ajali and Billie Jean. When she is away from the office, Dr. Johnson’s favorite activities include reading, salsa dancing, and going on mission trips.
BRONYA M REDDEN, DVM, DABVP Canine and Feline Practice
Dr. Redden is from Briarcliff Manor, New York. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Continuing her training, Dr. Redden became certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (specializing in Canine and Feline practice) in 2006 and became recertified in 2016, she is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Redden has been an Associate Veterinarian at East Lincoln Animal Hospital since 1999. She has a special interest in challenging internal medicine cases, especially the management of animals with diabetes, Addison’s disease, and Cushing’s disease. Dr. Redden also enjoys soft tissue and dental surgery.
In her spare time, Dr. Redden enjoys reading, boating with her husband, and showing her horses. Her animal family members include two spoiled cats, Pumpkin and Willow, and two-Quarter horses named Taylor and Harvey. Dr. Redden competes in barrel racing, is a member of the National Barrel Horse Association (NC District 00), and has qualified and competed in the NBHA World barrel finals multiple times.
MELISSA IRVIN, DVM
Dr. Irvin is a native of Concord, North Carolina who graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2003. She received her Doctorate degree from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Upon the completion of her doctorate, Dr. Irvin interned at Hollywood Animal Hospital, a busy 24-hour hospital located in Hollywood, Florida. She then worked at a small animal hospital in Winston-Salem for 3 years before moving back to the local area to be closer
Dr. Irvin joined the practice at East Lincoln Animal Hospital as an Associate Veterinarian in 2011. Her professional interests include acupuncture and integrative rehabilitation. She is certified in Acupuncture (cVMA) and Integrative Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine (CRPM)
In her spare time, Dr. Irvin enjoys doing yoga, aerial, and spending time with her family. She has 2 cats named Mabel and Hazel.
LAUREN SEYMOUR, DVM
Dr. Seymour was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She is forever a Hokie after spending eight years in beautiful Blacksburg, Virginia to attend school. She also spent a semester abroad in Australia studying native wildlife and neuroscience. Dr. Seymour graduated from Virginia Tech in 2006 with a BS in Biology and Psychology, and from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine with her doctorate in 2010.
After graduation, Dr. Seymour completed a small animal internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C. She then spent two years in general practice at a small animal hospital in Charlotte. In 2013 Dr. Seymour returned to Washington, D.C. to pursue advanced training in medical oncology through a specialty internship with The Oncology Service. After spending three years practicing in Western Massachusetts as an Oncology Hospitalist and Chief of Wellness Medicine, she returned to North Carolina to join East Lincoln Animal Hospital in 2017.
Dr. Seymour’s professional interests include client education and
preventative care, dentistry, and internal medicine. She also has a special passion for providing cancer diagnostics, treatments, and hospice care to the patients of East Lincoln Animal Hospital. Dr. Seymour also runs our Clinical Trial service, increasing our ability to offer the latest treatments and therapies for our patients.
Dr. Seymour lives in Huntersville with her husband, their Golden Retriever, and three cats. She enjoys exploring the outdoors and hiking, traveling, and watching college football (Go Hokies!).
JESSICA ANDERSON, DVM
Dr. Jessica Anderson was born in Texas and raised in Pennsylvania. Growing up she developed a love and appreciation for animals at a young age and she started her career as a kennel helper with a local veterinarian at the age of 15. She completed her undergraduate degree at Temple University earning a bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with a minor in religious studies.
She went on to work as a veterinary technician and a pharmacy technician with a veterinary compounding pharmacy. She later pursued her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM) and graduated with honors from Ross University in St. Kitts. She completed her clinical year at the University of Florida in Gainesville and worked for several years at a small animal hospital outside of Detroit Michigan before putting roots down in Charlotte.
Dr. Anderson is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to her patients. She is particularly passionate about preventative medicine and educating pet owners on how to keep their pets healthy and happy. Other professional interests include dermatology, dentistry, and palliative care.
When she isn’t working with animals, Dr. Anderson enjoys exploring the great outdoors through activities like hiking, camping, kayaking, and scuba diving. In addition to outdoor pursuits, she also enjoys honing her woodworking skills and visiting local breweries to sample the latest craft beers. She and her wife share their home with three rescue animals: Riptide the island dog (“coconut retriever”), Benni the hound mix, and Lucy the cat.
AMANDA DEMASTER, DVM
Dr. DeMaster is from the Raleigh, North Carolina area. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from North Carolina State University in 2003 and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State in 2008. Upon the completion of her doctorate, Dr. DeMaster accepted an internship in small animal medicine at Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine where she advanced her knowledge, gained additional veterinary experience and skills, and helped to teach veterinary students in the areas of internal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine. After finishing her internship, Dr. DeMaster returned to North Carolina and worked in private practice in Durham until she joined the team at East Lincoln Animal Hospital in 2010.
Dr. DeMaster enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but her areas of special interest include preventative medicine, internal medicine and cardiology. She is an active member of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association, participating in many local continuing education meetings with other veterinarians from the area.
In her free time, she likes to travel, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy sunny days on the lake. Dr. DeMaster lives in Huntersville with her husband (who is also a veterinarian) and 2 young children. They have a very energetic pitbull mix named Jasmine.
DYLAN DUNKLE, DVM
Dr. Dunkle grew up in Denver, North Carolina. He and his three siblings enjoyed watersports and swimming on Lake Norman during their summers. Dylan’s love for animals began as a child when his first cat arrived at his house as a stray. Dr. Dunkle found great joy in caring for him and other rescue pets that came to live in the Dunkle home. His love and interest in veterinarian medicine grew with the rescue and adoption of two abandoned five-pound German Shepherd puppies who ended up going away to college with him. After graduating with a bachelor’s in pre-professional biology from Montreat College, Dylan went on to veterinary school at North Carolina State University. Dr. Dunkle was one of the first members of NC State’s student chapter of the international association for animal hospice and palliative care (IMHPC) as well as being active in the student veterinary emergency and critical care society. Dr. Dunkle has a special interest in urgent care, ophthalmology, and medical oncology. When he’s not working, Dr. Dunkle enjoys reading, playing chess, and playing with his cat Luther.