Our Vets

Lucy Music, DVM grew up in South Carolina and received her DVM in 2002  from UGA, please don't hold it against her.  She recently moved here from Florida to experience the wonderful Tennessee mountain air.  She has over a decade of experience and loves working with exotic pets and pet birds, and her interests encompass challenging medical and surgical cases.  At home she takes care of a husband, two children, two Chihuahuas, and a Meyer's parrot.  Hobbies include needlework, reading, and outdoor activities.

Leslie Brown, DVM  is a native of South Louisiana. She received her BA in English and Masters of Public Health/Tropical Medicine in 1994. She worked for many years at the SPCA in New Orleans and later received a research grant to study disease in water buffalo, which lead to extensive travel in Rural China. After an exciting start in veterinary research, she pursued her DVM from Louisiana State University in 2002. In her free time she enjoys relaxing with her two children, hiking, bonfires, yoga, reading and music. She has a herd of registered New Zealand goats and a wonderful dog "Buddy".

Hillary Brown, DVM  graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Knoxville, TN riding, hiking in the Smoky Mountains, and acquiring a passion for horses. She attended Maryville College, a small liberal arts college, where she furthered her interest in animals by riding on the equestrian team and graduating with a Bachelor in Science in Biology. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Hillary completed an internship in Equine Medicine at Woodside Equine Clinic in Ashland, VA.   Hillary’s interests include equine and small animal medicine, ophthalmology, and surgery. Hillary loves going to horse shows with her boyfriend Kyle and running and hiking with her dogs Piper and Bruce. 

Jenny Darden, DVM grew up in Knoxville and received her DVM degree from UT College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She has worked at both Sevier County Animal Clinic and Governor John Sevier Animal Clinic since 2007. Dr. Darden’s favorite aspects of her job: working with a variety of species; new puppy and kitten visits; the opportunity to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions; and performing surgeries. Her pet family is made up of two adorably scruffy terrier mixes, a pair of African claw-toed frogs, and three tanks full of fish. When she is not at work, Dr. Jenny enjoys photography, playing darts and pool, running, creative writing, painting, and music.

Dinny Ryan, DVM was born and raised in Ireland.  He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992.  Over a decade ago Dr. Dinny, the Irish vet, opened Sevier County Animal Clinic on West Main Street in Sevierville. He subseqently opened Governor John Sevier Animal Clinic on John Sevier Hwy. and The Smoky Mountain Pet Resort on Country Meadows Drive in Sevierville.  Dr. Ryan and his family reside in Knoxville.