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Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists

1515 Lake Pointe Parkway 
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Emily Davis, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Emily Davis, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Neurology.

Dr. Emily Davis joined the staff at SLVS in 2014. She earned her BS in Biology with concentration in Cell Biology/Physiology from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte, and her DVM from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her internship at the University of Missouri, she completed a residency in medical and surgical Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  Her special interests include inflammatory brain diseases and seizure disorders.  Outside of work she enjoys cooking, gardening and college football (War Eagle!).

Samantha Kegge, DVM,DACVIM (Neurology)

Samantha Kegge, DVM,DACVIM (Neurology)

Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Dr. Kegge joined the Neurology Section of Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists in 2016. She earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University in 1996. After working as an engineer for 2 years, she realized that veterinary medicine was her passion. She graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 (Summa cum Laude). She completed an internship at the University of Georgia and her neurology residency training at The Ohio State University and Tufts University. Dr. Kegge has worked at The Animal Medical Center in New York City, in private specialty practice, and as an independent veterinary neurology consultant in Houston.  Outside of Work, Dr. Kegge wrangles three young children and three cats with her lovely husband.


  • Harris County Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

    Neurology Support Staff

Tiffany Bartlett, LVT, Surgery/ Neurology Veterinary Technician

Tiffany Bartlett, LVT, Lead Neurology Veterinary Technician  

A Houston native, Tiffany graduated from Alief Hastings HS in 2007, and attended Houston Community College for 2 years.  She then transferred to Veterinary Technician Institute and earned her AAS in Veterinary Technology in 2011.  She became a registered vet tech later that year.  She worked as an ICU/Emergency Technician in Houston and in Kailua, Oahu, where she and her husband came to love the area’s recreation and culture.  Wanting to move to a higher level in veterinary medicine, they returned to Houston in July 2013, and Tiffany joined our SLVS family.  They live in Richmond with their love-able “old lady” Cristina, a 10-year boxer.

Miranda Garza, Surgery/Neurology Veterinary Technician

Miranda Garza, Surgery/Neurology Veterinary Technician

Miranda graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2014 with her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science. Her dream has always been to become a veterinarian and she is still working hard to obtain that goal. Miranda started out as a large animal veterinary technician in 2014 and is now proud to be a part of the SLVS team as of 2016. Her pets include 3 dogs, 3 reptiles, and a small tank of fish. Miranda enjoys almost anything outdoors in her free time, as long as there are no bugs.   

Jamie Kauffman 

Originally from New Jersey, Jamie moved to Houston in 2002. She has been working in veterinary medicine for almost 20 years and has been able to experience general practice as well as specialty. She joined the SLVS family in 2016 as a Client Care Specialist, and is now a Client Service Technician in our Neurology Section. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, the gun range, and spending time with her two children. Her household includes a cat (Tasha), an Argentine black and white tegu (Nella), three red-foot tortoises (Franklin, Breadareka, and Meow), a California kingsnake (99), a tarantula (Mr. Skinny Legs), and a beta fish (Floppy).  Jamie is active in the reptile community, helping with education, conservation, and relocation of venomous and native species of reptiles in the Houston and surrounding areas.