Dr. Lisa Kienlen, has been a veterinarian for 20 years. She has a degree in Biochemistry from University of Maryland, and graduated with her degree in veterinary medicine from University of Tennessee. Dr. Kienlen traded private solo-ownership of a veterinary practice to work in a group setting. She says that she enjoys working in this environment much more, and prefers to focus all of her energy on patient care. 

Dr. Kienlen joined East Lake with a high level of experience and expertise, and she particularly enjoys veterinary emergency medicine and caring for elderly cats. Dr. Kienlen has three dogs and a deep compassion for all animals, particularly dachshunds and is a strong supporter of animal rescue.