Meet Our Team

Lewis Benefield, DVM

Dr. Lewis Benefield has enjoyed practicing veterinary medicine in Montgomery for almost 20 years. A Montgomery native, he has continued to build the practice his father opened in 1982. Outside of work, Dr. Lewis enjoys all types of sports, especially those his three children are participating in! He also enjoys his equine practice, his cattle herd and the outdoors.

Jim Benefield, DVM

Dr. Jim Benefield graduated from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1974. He came to Montgomery and opened Carmichael Road Animal Clinic in 1982. Dr. Jim and his wife, Lydia, have three children, all of whom have stayed in Montgomery. Outside of work, Dr. Jim enjoys playing golf and tennis. He also enjoys spending time on his family farm.

Lynlee Nichols, DVM

Dr. Lynlee Nichols is a native of Alexander City AL. She joined us just after graduating from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2018. Dr. Nichols has extensive experience in animal behavior. She has obtained Fear Free Certification and strives to make your pet as calm and comfortable as possible during visits with us! Dr. Nichols and her husband, Cooper, share their home with their 3 four-legged babies, Charlee Paige Deets and Lucy Lou!

Jake Bisson, DVM

Dr. Jake Bisson grew up in San Diego and went on to attend San Francisco State for his undergraduate degree. He then graduated from Ross University Veterinary School in 2023. His special interests include orthopedics, theriogenology and internal medicine.

Outside of work, he enjoys animal husbandry, regenerative land management, mechanical work and spending time with his wife, Linda.

Linda Johnson, DVM

Bio coming soon!