Our Staff

Dr Amy EdwardsAmy Edwards, DVM

Dr. Amy Edwards grew up in Norman, Oklahoma where she attended the University of Oklahoma for her undergraduate degree and Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  During that time she participated in research in parasitology and vector-borne diseases.  After receiving her veterinary degree, she moved to North Carolina to attend NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine for her internship and advanced training in Internal Medicine before entering into small animal private practice.

Her areas of professional interest include advanced internal medicine such as endocrinology, ophthalmology, and long term management of chronic illness. She has recently relocated from Cary to Durham. During her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking with her dogs, and exploring the great city of Durham.  Her home is run by her two dogs:  Katie, a nine year old Pitt mix and Frank, a two year old Pitt mix.

Herman Jeffer, DVM

Dr. Jeffer is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University in 2001. Since graduating, he has worked across the country in small and large hospitals, shelters, and the U.S. Army where he worked with marine mammals, working dogs, and working horses. After moving to Durham in 2006 and receiving his Master of Business Administration degree from UNC, he knew Durham was the place for him.

In his free time, he enjoys running with his two energetic mixed breed dogs, spending time outside with his family, going to Durham Bulls games, exploring Durham’s great restaurants, and attempting to learn guitar. Dr. Jeffer and his wife, Kelly, have 3 boundless boys who love to play, run, and create. He enjoys working with his community and their pets and is excited to join the Cornwallis Animal Hospital team.

Thea Carter, DVM