4826 E. Stagecoach Road, Killeen, TX 76542

Meet Our Veterinary Team

Dr. Christina Mastropietro, DVM, Practicing Partner

Dr. Christina Mastropietro was raised in the mountains of North Georgia. She is a graduate of the University of West Georgia with a degree in Biology. She then went on to attend the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated from Veterinary School in 2010. Dr. Mastropietro is interested in soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and oncology. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Mastropietro is fluent in Spanish and welcomes all Spanish speaking clients to Stagecoach Pet Hospital.

Dr. Mastropietro resides in Killeen with her husband Anthony, an army pilot. Her pets include a Paso Fino mare named Contessa and a French bulldog named Lou.

Dr. Mastropietro enjoys being a foodie with her husband and also traveling the United States. She also can be found participating in triathlons and Iron Man competitions.

Dr. Brad Buckley, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Buckley received a B.S. in Veterinary Science (Magna Cum Laude) in 1989 and a D.V.M. (Magna Cum Laude) in 1993 from Texas A&M University. Dr. Buckley provides a wide-range of professional services to his clients and patients with an emphasis on internal medicine and ultrasonography. Dr. Buckley provides a strong belief in service to one's community, and is a former member of the Killeen I.S.D. Board of Trustees, a past Chairman of the Board of the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, and a current board member of the Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children. In his spare time he enjoys raising, training and showing cutting horses.

Dr. Keri Jones, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Keri Hill Jones graduated from Texas A&M University with an Animal Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in 2001 and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine (Summa Cum Laude) in 2005. Dr. Jones joined the staff at Killeen Veterinary Clinic in June of 2007 and became managing partner in April 2015. Her interests include surgery, internal medicine, and client education. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the North Central Texas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Jones served an integral part in the startup of the Animal Emergency Center or Temple-Belton.

Dr. Jones has been married to her husband Robert since 2003, and have two children, daughter Adison and son Asher. Their other children Cash, the one-eyed Yorkie and Chewy, the blind Old English Bulldog. In her free time Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with family and friends, yard work, and watching sports, especially Aggie football.

Dr. Logan Beene, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Beene was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He attended undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University, and then received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M in 1993. Dr. Beene performed his externship with the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, and worked with the Highland Park Animal Hospital, Park Cities Animal Clinic, Lakewood Animal Hospital, and Dallas Veterinary Emergency Clinic, all before and during veterinary school. Dr. Beene is included in the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice, a group that maintains high standards in the practice of veterinary medicine through the participation in continuing education and postgraduate studies.

Dr. Linda Hankins, DVM, Managing Partner

Dr. Hankins received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Texas A&M University in 1994. After graduating, she spent three years at the Animal clinic in Galveston. Dr. Hankins is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, North Central Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Board Member, and After Hours Veterinary Services. Dr. Hankins enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing cards.

Dr. Rebecca Vandiver, Associate DVM

Dr. Vandiver is a native Texan and she started her career as a paralegal, working in the Cayman Islands, where she later began her veterinary studies. She completed her clinical training at the University of Georgia in 2017. Dr Vandiver began her veterinary career in emergency and critical care medicine. As an ER veterinarian at busy referral practices in Atlanta and Austin/Round Rock, Dr Vandiver gained experience managing a variety of medical and surgical emergencies. In September 2018, Dr Vandiver joined the team at Stagecoach Pet Hospital. She is a member of the AVMA, TVMA and VECCS.

Dr Vandiver's professional interests include internal medicine, clinical pathology, orthopedics and diagnostic imaging. She currently resides in Temple with her boyfriend and their rescue dog, Bamboozle. In her free time, Dr Vandiver enjoys live music, cooking, running, hiking and kayaking on Lake Belton.

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