Dr. Heather Fraser is a dedicated veterinarian with a profound passion for animals, nature, and science. Born and raised on a picturesque horse farm just outside Nashville, TN, she developed an unwavering connection with the animal kingdom from an early age. Her upbringing in this idyllic setting fostered a deep appreciation for the natural world and a keen interest in the well-being of animals.
Dr. Fraser pursued her undergraduate studies at Tulane University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies in 2013. During her time at Tulane, she immersed herself in various environmental research projects. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Fraser embarked on a diverse career journey. Fueling her insatiable curiosity, she explored different facets of wildlife conservation, working as an ornithologist, field biologist, and zookeeper. These experiences provided her with invaluable insights into animal behavior, conservation practices, and the intricate dynamics of wildlife ecosystems.
While working part-time as an emergency veterinary technician, Dr. Fraser experienced a life-changing revelation. The combination of her love for animals, fascination with medicine, and desire to make a positive impact led her to pursue a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Louisiana State University. Driven by her passion for animal care, she returned to school and obtained her veterinary degree in 2022.
Dr. Fraser’s dedication to her profession extends beyond the conventional boundaries of veterinary medicine. She possesses a special interest in integrative medicine, recognizing the importance of combining traditional approaches with complementary therapies to enhance the overall well-being of her patients. Her expertise in this field allows her to provide a holistic and personalized approach to animal healthcare. Additionally, Dr, Fraser finds veterinary dermatology appealing, realizing the profound impact that skin health has on an animal’s overall quality of life. Dr. Fraser has also developed an appreciation for ultrasound imaging.
Outside of her veterinary practice, Dr. Fraser dedicates time to nurturing her creativity and cultivating her diverse interests. She finds solace in the art of pottery, constantly honing her skills and creating beautiful ceramic pieces. Additionally, her green thumb and love for nature are evident in her garden, where she dedicates time to growing beautiful flowers.
Despite her busy schedule, Dr. Fraser manages to find time to indulge in her culinary talents. Her Caesar Salad has earned a reputation as a true culinary masterpiece, enjoyed by friends, family, and lucky guests fortunate enough to taste her creations.
Dr. Heather Fraser combines her deep-rooted love for animals, her unwavering commitment to medicine, and her passion for the natural world to provide exceptional veterinary care. Her multifaceted background, coupled with her dedication to integrative medicine, dermatology, and ultrasound, make her an invaluable asset to the veterinary community. Through her compassionate approach and holistic mindset, Dr. Fraser strives to improve the lives of animals and foster a harmonious relationship between humans and the natural world.