Dr. Kristen Turner - Veterinarian

Dr. Kristen Turner joined the White Rock Veterinary Hospital family in 2018 after practicing in the Houston area for 4 years.

Dr. Turner has a passion for exotic animal medicine and enjoys the challenge of diagnosing and treating a variety of species. Dr. Turner earned her Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences in 2009 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 from Texas A&M University with honors. During her time at Texas A&M, Dr. Turner focused on exotic and small animal medicine, completing externships at the Houston Zoo and San Antonio Zoo along with several weeks working with wild parrots in the Peruvian rainforest. Her veterinary interests include exotic companion mammal and reptile medicine, dentistry, and pain management.

Dr. Turner serves on the Recent Graduate Committee for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and is a member of the Association of Exotic Companion Mammal Veterinarians and the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians. Dr. Turner married her high school sweetheart, Travis, and their family is made up of three dogs, a Quaker parrot, a Dwarf Lionhead rabbit, and a Corn snake. Dr. Turner enjoys spending her free time hiking, dabbling in photography, wine-tasting, and traveling the world with Travis.