Meet Our Staff


Dr. Edward Verville

Dr. Verville is a 1989 graduate of NC State University. He opened Carolina Forest Veterinary Hospital (CFVH) in 2005. He enjoys running, hiking with his dog, spending time with his kids, and sports (Go, Wolfpack!).

Dr. Meredith Teague

Dr. Teague is a 2001 graduate of the University of Tennessee, and has been with CFVH since 2005. She has been voted "Best Veterinarian" in our area several times. Her hobbies include watching college football, traveling with her family, and reading.

Dr. Nikole Gainey

Dr. Gainey is a 2007 graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and has been with CFVH since 2007. She enjoys reading, activities with her family, and watching football.

Dr. Kevin Kristick

Dr. Kristick graduated from Michigan State University in 2004, and has been with CFVH since 2010. He is a member of Carolina Forest Rotary, and was Rotarian of the Year for 2014-2015. Dr. Kristick has a special interest in orthopedics, and even does some referral surgeries for other area hospitals. He spends his spare time with his family, enjoying area activities, watching NASCAR racing, and college sports.

Dr. Jennifer Kleinfelter

Dr. Kleinfelter is a 2014 graduate of Ohio State University, and has been with CFVH since 2015. She has a special interest in animal behavior and dermatology. Her hobbies include reading, doing crafts, and experimenting with different healthy eating recipes.