Our Veterinarians

Pensacola, Florida

Gregg Strand, DVM

Dr. Strand attended the Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated in 1975 and has been practicing medicine at Scenic Hills Veterinary Hospital since 1980. His veterinary interests and specialties lean toward heartworm treatment and surgery, especially orthopedic surgery. Dr. Strand lives with his wife and their Chihuahua, Erin. He enjoys flying and boating in his spare time.

 

Lisa Beitler, DVM

Dr. Beitler attended Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio, where she earned a Bachelor of Science. She earned her DVM from Ross University in St. Kitts, West Indies. She’s been practicing medicine since 1989. The call to be a veterinarian came when Lisa was 15 and her horse died. From then, she decided to be a veterinarian and help sick animals. Dr. Beitler enjoys spending time with her family and pets, including dogs, cats and fish.

 

Chere Ernest, DVM 

Dr. Ernest completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. She has been practicing medicine since 1990 when she graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys working with people and animals as a partnership, exploring the links between the two. In her off time, she most enjoys spending time with her family.

 

Leslie Davis, DVM

Dr. Davis earned her DVM from the University of Florida in 1996. She’s been cultivating her interest in small-animal and exotic-animal medicine (snakes, turtles, lizards, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, etc.) since then. Leslie is a Pensacola native and a mother of twins. She and her husband have two dogs and four cats at the homestead. In her spare time, she enjoys off-road cycling and reading.

 

Mark Royer, DVM

Dr. Royer graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. He has been practicing veterinary medicine since then. Currently, his special interests and areas of specialization are orthopedic medicine and surgery. Dr. Royer is married and has three children. He enjoys outdoor activities like boating, fishing and lawn care. At home, Dr. Royer has cats, dogs and fish.

 

Holly Bartels, DVM

Dr. Bartels earned a BS in Microbiology from Louisiana State University. She later earned her DVM from the LSU College of Veterinary Medicine. She’s been practicing medicine since 2000. The human-animal bond is what drew Dr. Bartels to veterinary medicine. She enjoys the arts, cooking, crafting and working on projects around her home.

 

Bill Fouts, DVM

Dr. Fouts attended Auburn University, where he earned a BS in Animal Science in 1970, followed by his DVM in 1974. Since that time, he has been practicing medicine with special interest in small-animal problem solving. Dr. Fouts and his wife, who also works at the hospital, have several furry children. They especially enjoy being on the water, as well as golfing and traveling.

 

Marlene Baumeister, DVM

Dr. Baumeister grew up in the “UP” of Michigan wanting to be a veterinarian. She waited until she was married with children (four) to attend Michigan State University, where with the help of her family, she graduated in 1998. She owned her own practice for many year until an opportunity to move to this area prompted its sale in 2011. Dr. Baumeister joined Scenic Hills Veterinary Hospital at the end of 2014. She and her husband have several dogs. They love this area and especially enjoy scuba diving and fishing.

 

Ian Flowers, DVM

Dr. Flowers earned a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife & Fisheries in 2011 and graduated from Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Growing up around animals including pets, cows and horses helped Dr. Flowers realize the positive influence animals have on our lives and ignited his interest in becoming a veterinarian. He is especially interested in general and orthopedic surgery. In his spare time Dr. Flowers enjoys anything on the water and playing soccer.