Our Staff


Dr. Helen Philips – Owner

Helen Philips attended Texas A&M University where she received her Bachelors in Animal Science in 2002. Upon completion, she attended TAMU College of Veterinary Medicine until graduation in 2006. She moved to Brenham, Texas in May 2006 where she was employed by Brenham Veterinary Hospital. In September 2009, Dr. Philips started Philips Veterinary Services in a 1700 sq. ft. building. For over two years she worked to build Philips Veterinary Hospital. In December 2011 she opened the new clinic. Dr. Philips is married to Chad Philips who is an active member and advisor to Philips Veterinary Hospital. Matthew Philips is their son. Dr. Philips volunteers helping 4Hers with the veterinary assistant program. She has three dogs, two horses, and one cats. She raises back grounded feeder cattle in South Texas and show heifers.

Dr. Stephanie Adamcik – Veterinarian

Dr. Stephanie Adamcik is a 2019 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. In May 2022, Dr. Adamcik joined Philips Veterinary Hospital after practicing for 3 years in Crockett, Texas. Dr. Adamcik is an Austin County native from Sealy, Texas where her parents still reside. She graduated with both a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. She loves to practice large and small animal medicine. Her special interests include: preventative medicine, cattle herd management, canine reproduction, and equine dentistry. During her free time, Dr. Adamcik enjoys playing ball and hiking with her dogs (Chloe and Avery), helping on her family’s Red Angus cattle ranch, and going on road trips.

Dr. Sammi Deisher – Veterinarian

Dr Sammi Deisher received her Bachelors in Animal Science from Texas A&M University in 2013. She worked in various animal related jobs, including being a small animal veterinary technician, for several years before applying to vet school. In January 2022, she graduated from The University of Sydney School of Veterinary Science in Australia. While she loves working with animals of all sizes, Dr. Deisher also enjoys traveling with her husband John, baking desserts, and finding new places to eat good food.

Chad Philips – Business Manager

Chad Philips has been a part of Philips Veterinary Hospital since it was started and covers a variety of job and a multitude of titles, most notably Business Manager. He is currently employed full-time with USDA and Safety Inspection Service, and is also very involved with the business aspects of PVH on the weekends and after hours. He also serves as an emergency technician for after hour emergencies on weekends, which has allowed many of our clients to get to know him personally.

Tina J – Kennel Manager

Tina has been with Dr Philips for over 12 years and she is invaluable to the hospital, performing a wide variety of duties. She refers to herself as a “Jack of all Trades, but the Master of none”. She has a wonderful husband and three loving children (two daughters and a son). She also has nine cats and five dogs. Her hobbies include reading, watching movies and sleeping.

Tonya B – Receptionist

Tonya has been with Dr. Philips since 2009 and loves to love on all the animals at the hospital. She is blessed with a wonderful husband, three amazing sons, delightful daughters-in-love and marvelous grandchildren. Tonya’s family also includes 2 dogs, 1cat, 2 horses and some cattle. Her Church family is very important to her and she enjoys horseback riding, learning the guitar, Kayaking, scuba diving, reading, traveling and much more.

Linda B – Receptionist

Linda joined Dr Philips’ team in October 2016. She is happily married to David Bruyneel and has 3 children and 4 handsome grandsons. In addition to her children, she has 2 cats named Boo Kitty and Chip and a dog named Dutchess (and yes they are spoiled, just like her children). Her hobbies include baking, arts and crafts and decorating.

Katherine L – Receptionist

Katherine joined Dr Philips in February 2021. She is a single mother of 2 beautiful daughters and she has 3 precious grandsons. She has a new fur baby named “Blessed”.  She loves working for Philips Veterinary Hospital because she enjoys working with animals and people. Likes to be social, and gives most of her free time to help with her family.

Carolyn L – Receptionist

Carolyn joined Dr. Philips in June 2021. She and her hubby, Donald, were blessed with a son and daughter-in-law, two daughters and son-in-law’s, 5 grandchildren, 1 great grand daughter and a rescue Aussie named “Sandy”. Her hobbies include: cooking, baking, canning, gardening, fishing and almost anything outdoors. She enjoys spending precious time with family and friends playing cards (especially “Pitch”), games and dominoes.

Cheryl M – Mixed Animal Technician

Cheryl has been a veterinary technician for over twenty-five years. She has been with Dr. Philips for over ten years. She has two great boys, who enjoy everything she does. She has a wonderful man by her side that supports and shares all that she loves. She enjoys all animals. She has ten dogs, three cats, two horses, and cattle. She loves fishing, being out on the water, all hunting, reading, baseball, cattle shows, riding horses, and just being outdoors spending time with family.

Jennifer S – Mixed Animal Technician

Jennifer joined the Philips Veterinary Hospital team in November of 2015. She has 3 beautiful children. In addition to her children, Jennifer has 2 dogs and 1 cat, several horses and raises Beef Master cattle. This allows Jennifer to pursue her passion outside of the workplace. In the future, Jennifer aspires to further broaden her veterinary knowledge and skills by working at Philips Veterinary Hospital.

Paula J – Technician

Paula has worked for Philips Veterinary Hospital since 2016. Her mother, Tina, also works here. She loves to read, watch films and enjoys time with her family. She has 2 beautiful cats named Coraline and Steve,  and a Blue Heeler named G.W.

Carrie A – Kennel Technician

Carrie grew up raising and showing both large and small animals in 4H & FFA. She loves to read, and go on adventures with her energetic little boy. She is currently going to school for massage therapy. She hopes to become a licensed massage therapist and go on to get masters.

Jaelynn S – Veterinary Technician

Jaelynn is one of the newest members to Philips VH. She has one child. Jaelynn loves being around animals and has found a new love for the PVH team. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching Greys Anatomy, and playing with her daughter. She also loves learning new things every day, about animals and medicines.

Other Staff:

Cathrine Y

Alexcia S

Sierra S

Alison R

Gentry P

Kaitlyn A

Megan L