Matthew Lawrence, DVM

Dr. Lawrence was born December 21, 1959, in Palo Alto, CA. He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1968 and graduated from Medford Senior High School in 1978.

He attended Portland State University from 1978 to 1982 on a football scholarship. He continued his education at Oregon State University, graduated in 1984 with a B.S. in Zoology and a minor in animal science. He obtained his D.V.M degree from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988.

Joining Crater Animal Clinic in 1988, he maintains a practice philosophy that advocates and provides a voice for our patients, always looking for the latest in technology and treatments that will enhance and extend the quality of life for his patients. He particularly enjoys surgery on small animals, especially orthopedic surgery.

His outside activities include a hobby farm, woodworking, hiking and camping. He has a wife, Lori and two children, Jason and Shalana.


Eric Keiser, DVM

Dr. Keiser has been with Crater Animal Clinic since 1993. He graduated from Medford High School in 1975. He attended Central Oregon Community College and Eastern Oregon State College, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. In 1987, Dr. Keiser graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

For up until 2017, he focused on large animal medicine and surgery. He is now seeing mostly small animal patients in the clinic. Dr. Keiser is married with 2 grown children. He and his wife, Leslie, enjoy running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family.


Whitney Madigan, DVM

Dr. Madigan grew up in El Cajon, CA.  She moved to Oregon in 2004 to attend Oregon State University and graduated in 2008 with a B.S. degree in Animal Science and minors in Chemistry and German.  She obtained her DVM from Oregon State University in June of 2013.

Her professional interests include small ruminant medicine and surgery, in addition to equine lameness and dentistry.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and backpacking with her dog, Karta, and training her horse, Guiness, in three-day eventing.


Jamie Inglis, DVM

Dr. Inglis is a native Oregonian. She grew up in Central Point, OR. and worked at Crater Animal Clinic as a boarding technician throughout her high school years.

After graduating from Crater High School in 2009, she ventured to Bozeman, Montana where she attended Montana State University to graduate in 2013. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and continued her education and obtained her DVM from Washington State University in May of 2017.

Making her way back to Oregon, Dr. Inglis joined the Crater Animal Clinic Team once again in July of 2017, this time as a Small Animal Veterinarian!! She believes in honest and open relationships with her clients and vigorously advocates for pets to receive complete and quality care. She has a special interest in behavioral medicine and is dedicated to promoting the human animal bond.

In her spare time, Dr. Inglis and her fiancé James can be found exploring the Oregon Coast or the National Parks with their 2 Labrador Retrievers. She also enjoys photography, art, gardening, and spending time with her family.


Julie Bernier, DVM

Dr. Julie is a native French Canadian who grew up in Quebec City. She graduated from the University of Montreal in 2016 after studying Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine. Throughout her education, she studied abroad in several different clinical settings such as; Morocco, Tanzania, South Africa, Colorado, and many more. After her schooling, she decided to move to Oregon to practice in the amazing Rogue Valley.

Dr. Julie’s professional interests include equine, wild life, and exotic animals. But she enjoys to work with any kind of animal (except spiders … she’s not a fan of spiders). In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her dog Laiko, traveling to new areas throughout Oregon, and making/eating good food with maple syrup!!


David Smith, DVM

Dr. David Smith was born and raised in the Rogue Valley where he graduated from South Medford High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in Zoology with minors in chemistry and fisheries and wildlife from Oregon State University. After that, he pursued further education, receiving his DVM from Oregon State University.

He loves working with people and their animals and is dedicated to helping people provide the best care they can for their pets of all sizes.

Before school, he spent 10 years guiding whitewater rafts in Northern California. He loves spending time with his wife Devon and his dog Calvin on backpacking trips, raft trips, winter camping, and overall just being outside. When not outside, he also loves playing cribbage.


If you have any questions about how we can care for your pet, please don’t hesitate to call us at (541) 779-0951. Thank you!