If you've ever taken a close look at the small print on a bag or can of cat food, you've probably noticed that taurine is among the list of ingredients. Taurine is an amino acid that helps keep yo ...View Article
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Dr. Steve Chen is a 2003 graduate from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. Born in Taiwan, he is a third generation veterinarian. Dr. Chen served as the Chief of Staff at Banfield Pet Hospital of Katy for almost 10 years before joining Brixton. He has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and ultrasound. Dr. Chen enjoys watching sporting events such as basketball, tennis and college football. He enjoys playing tennis and basketball in his leisure time as well. Dr. Chen is married to Grace and they have a young daughter, Sonya.
Dr. Lucas D. Coatney is a 2018 graduate from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. He was born and raised in Spring, Texas where his immediate family still lives today. He attended Texas A&M University for his undergraduate course work and received a Bachelor of Science with a degree in Vertebrate Zoology and a minor in Biology. While there, he met the love of his life Kayla, when the two were lab partners during an Intro to Chemistry class. The two have been happily married since 2014. He has loved animals since a young age and has owned a wide variety of pets throughout life including a Teddy Bear hamster (Squeakers), a Texas Horned Frog lizard (Ally), a Ball Python (Sailor), two Mallard ducks (Titter & Tot), two Labrador Retrievers (Bonnie & Clyde), a Long-Haired Dachshund (Duke), and currently a Domestic Shorthair cat (Humphrey). He has a special interest in both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, but loves all aspects of medicine. He strives to create a comfortable and pleasant environment for all his patients and clients alike while at the hospital. In his spare time he enjoys any outdoor activity including golfing, fishing and camping. He avidly follows all Houston sports teams including the Texans, Astros, and Rockets, and is also a die-hard Aggie sports fan.