Meet Our Team
Meet the team at Forest Park Animal Clinic below. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!
Get to know our team!
We are solely dedicated to your pet’s care! We look forward to getting to know you, and we hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us.
In Memory Of
Sherry was an amazing past employee and veterinary assistant. She and Jennifer made one of the great veterinary teams at Forest Park Clinic.
Thyra Walker, DVM
Dr. Walker's Bio
Dr. Thyra Walker is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. She attended The University of Kentucky and completed undergraduate studies at The University of Tennessee with a major in animal science. Dr. Walker is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced in Atlanta, Georgia, Columbia, and Camden, South Carolina. She has been with Forest Park Clinic since 1998. Dr. Walker formerly sat on the Alumni Council of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine and currently serves on the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) as the Community Outreach Coordinator. She has served on the executive board of the Knoxville Veterinary Medical Association.
Erika Wolf, DVM
Dr. Wolf's Bio
Dr. Erika Wolf is proud to be born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in animal science at the University of Tennessee. She completed her veterinary training at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. Since graduation, Dr. Wolf has been a dedicated companion animal practitioner in the Knoxville community. Her daily goal is to provide compassionate, quality medical care to those special four-legged family members.
Dr. Wolf lives in the quaint neighborhood of Forest Hills with her husband and three canine kids. She is thrilled to join the team of Forest Park Clinic!
Wayne Lilly, DVM
Dr. Lilly's Bio
Dr. Wayne Lilly was raised in southern West Virginia on a beef cattle farm. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. After graduation, Dr. Lilly practiced mixed animal medicine for six years and has since practiced small animal medicine. He has a particular interest in dentistry and surgery. Dr. Lilly has assisted licensed wildlife rehabilitators for over 25 years by providing medical care to sick and injured wildlife. He and his wife have two children and three grandchildren. Dr. Lilly enjoys spending time with his family, being involved with his church, gardening, and beekeeping.
Leigh Whitmire, DVM
Dr. Whitmire's Bio
Seth Patterson, DVM
Dr. Patterson's Bio
He loves working with feline patients, and the fluffier the better! His favorite canine patients tend to be brachycephalic breeds, because he has raised boxers and bulldogs in the past. Dr. Patterson currently has two fur babies named Ekko (domestic long hair) and Ahri (French bulldog). In his free time he enjoys building computers and participating in online computer gaming.