Dr. Sharon Anderson, Veterinarian & Owner of MVC
Dr. Sharon Anderson is a South Texas farmer’s daughter from Sebastian, Texas who has been a Houston resident since 1984. She graduated from Texas A&M University undergrad in 1977 with a Bachelors in Biomedical Science, then earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980. She began her career in cattle reproduction and large animal embryo transfer in the early 80’s. Dr. Anderson’s hidden talent is her ability to rope off a horse and catch a calf! Outside of the office, she loves to dig in the garden, is an avid golfer, loves saltwater fishing, and likes to shoot clays. She is fortunate to have her four adult married children and grandchild in Houston, family time is cherished. She warmly says, “Opening MVC in 2013 took a huge leap of faith. It’s my pride and joy after working for others for so many years. I’m excited about the great team that coming together now.
“I always wanted to be a Veterinarian; I love what I do – I love the clients and cherish their pets like my own.”
Dr. Morgan Baskin Scott, Veterinarian
Dr. Morgan Baskin Scott, B.S., M.Z.S., D.V.M., is originally from Plano, Texas but has been a resident of Houston since 2003. She has been a Veterinarian for over 15 years with 2 years in emergency veterinary medicine care. She earned her Bachelor of Science, Master of Zoological Studies, and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University. Her special interests are in dermatology and internal medicine. Dr. Baskin Scott has had a love of animals since age 5 and that is when she knew she wanted to be a Veterinarian. We think Dr. Baskin Scott is amazing with our clients and she’s greatly appreciated.
“I love that MVC is a state-of-the-art hospital, but still maintains a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The patients are treated with the highest quality medicine and the owners are treated like friends.”
Dr. James Longoria, Veterinarian
Dr. James Longoria, DVM is originally from Corpus Christi, TX but spent 2011-2019 in Auburn, AL where he attended undergrad and veterinary school at Auburn University.
He has 2 dogs named Mason and Pippa, and 2 cats named Layla and Ella. Dr. Longoria initially pursued a passion for shelter medicine but missed the client interaction aspect of veterinary medicine and decided to join our team in early August 2020. His professional interests include soft tissue surgery and dermatology but he is also always excited to provide care for rabbits and other pocket pets. Since becoming part of the MVC family, Dr. Longoria has loved providing care for sick and healthy pets, as well as getting to know his patients and clients!
“The best part of being a veterinarian is coming to work every day and having zero clue what might come in that day. MVC is a unique place in that every team member genuinely has the best interest of every single patient in mind.”
Dr. Lauren Riggs, Veterinarian
Dr. Lauren Riggs, DVM is originally from Houston, Texas. When she was a teenager, she and her family moved to Roatan, Honduras, where she volunteered at a wildlife rehabilitation center. This experience made her quickly realize veterinary medicine was her vocation. Dr. Riggs earned her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Sam Houston State University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University. She is thrilled to work in the city she grew up in and to be a part of the Memorial Veterinary Clinic team. Dr. Rigg’s favorite aspect of her job is forming long-lasting relationships with her patients and clients, and helping them throughout every stage of life. While Dr. Riggs loves both dogs and cats equally, she has a special interest in feline medicine and ensures to create a calm and soothing environment to minimize stress that comes along with visiting the vet. In her spare time, Dr. Riggs enjoys reading, swimming, boating, and spending time with her husband and her cat, Marley.