Our Veterinary Team
Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Tyler Veterinary Center! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.
Meet our Doctors
Dr. Jeff Lancaster
Dr. Jeff is a native of Tyler and graduated from Robert E. Lee High school. Afterward, he attended Tyler Junior College and he furthered his education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M. Dr. Jeff received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine while at Texas A&M in 1989 and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
In 1989, he founded Tyler Veterinary Center, where he practices small animal medicine. Two of his special areas of interest are Dermatology and General Surgery.
When not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with these three children: Kelli, Ben, and Jake. There are two special ladies in Dr. Jeff’s life- his bird dogs Molly and June. Some of his hobbies are playing golf, flying his plane, fishing, woodworking, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Sharon Phillips
Dr. Phillips was born and raised in Fort Worth until attending Texas A&M in 1986 where she received both her undergraduate degree and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating in 1993, she moved back to Fort Worth and worked at Westcreek Animal Hospital for 4 years. In 1997, she and her husband Lee, who is a Tyler native, moved back to the Flint area. At that time, she became an associate veterinarian at Tyler Veterinary Center, where she continues to practice.
Currently, Dr. Phillips lives in Flint with her husband, Lee, and their two children, Keith and Sarah, who are students at Texas A&M University. They share their home with 5 dogs: Joe, Hazel, Apollo, Louie, and Puff Puff, as well as five cats. She and her family are active in their church, Dayspring Methodist Church, located here in Tyler. When not at work, she volunteers with the Therapet Organization, which uses dogs to help in human rehabilitation and hospital visitation. Dr. Phillips also volunteers for the SPCA of East Texas and is a foster home for this program. A few more of her favorite hobbies include cooking, gardening, and reading.
Dr. Sarah Watson
Dr. Sarah Watson was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended Texas A&M, where she was in the Corps of Cadets and The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, a Master’s degree in Biomedical Science, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. At that time, she moved to Tyler, where her husband Ruben is from.
Dr. Watson and Ruben welcomed their first child into the world in July 2018- a beautiful daughter named Rosalie Scarlett Watson. They also have three dogs (Chloe, Elvis Presley, and Elle) and two cats (Tywin and Merlin). Outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time outdoors and listening to live music. Some of her hobbies include spending time with family, reading, surfing, fishing, and fitness.