Meet Our Doctors

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Meet the Thomasville Veterinary Hospital Doctors

Karl B. Milliren, DVM

Dr. Milliren graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in agricultural science and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1978. He married his lovely wife Joy in 1979 and they have two sons Bryant and Matthew. Together they started Thomasville Veterinary Hospital in July 1980. Dr. Milliren has been a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association since 1978 and is past president of the Central Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. He joined the American Animal Hospital Association in 1989 and Thomasville Veterinary Hospital became AAHA accredited in 1993. Dr Milliren is a partner in two other practices Emerywood Veterinary Hospital and James Landing Veterinary Hospital where he currently consults on a weekly basis. His hobbies include flying, golfing, and snow skiing.

Dr. Barbara Jacobsen, DVM

Dr. Barbara Jacobsen graduated from Colorado State University in 1992. She accepted an associate veterinarian position with Thomasville Veterinary Hospital in 1992. Her professional interests include geriatric health care and wellness. Dr. Jacobsen is a member of AVMA, NCVMA, AAHA, and is very active with the children’s ministry at her church. She enjoys life on a farm and keeping up with two very active boys.

Dr. Tina Cecil, DVM

Dr. Tina Cecil was born and raised in the Hasty area of Davidson County. She was active in 4-H and showed Quarter Horses. She graduated from North Carolina State University with bachelor degrees in Animal Science, Zoology and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, and has been with Thomasville Veterinary Hospital since January 2005. Dr. Cecil is married and she and her husband have 2 beautiful girls. They share their home with 2 dogs and 2 cats. Dr. Cecil’s hobbies include sewing, crochet, ribbon embroidery and hardanger. Her family enjoys traveling within the US, movies and reading, and she is an active member of her church family.

Dr. Penny Chen, DVM