Our Doctors

Mitch Potter
DVM, MS, DACVECC

Picture1Dr. Potter is the medical director of Allied Veterinary Emergency Hospital and is the only board certified emergency veterinarian in Tallahassee. Dr. Potter attended Auburn University and graduated from veterinary school in 2006. He did an additional four years of advanced training at both Ohio State University and back at Auburn where he earned his master's degree in biomedical sciences and completed a residency in emergency and critical care. Dr. Potter is interested in all facets of emergency medicine and the management of critically ill animals with specific clinical interest and training in nephrology and hemodialysis, coagulopathy, and has also conducted research in the field of snakebite envenomation in small animals.  Dr. Potter is a member and a past president of the Big Bend Veterinary Medical Association and is active in the Florida Veterinary Medical Association leading the area Political Action Team.  In 2015 he accepted a position on the Board of Directors with St. Francis Wildlife Rescue Organization, a local rescue and rehabilitation group serving Tallahassee and the surrounding area.

In addition to his veterinary interests, Dr. Potter is active in the Tallahassee community.  He is a member of the Rotary Club of Tallahahassee, the Tallahassee area Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 31.  He also has a number of personal interests including tennis, running, biking and swimming. While he is proud of his professional and personal accomplishments, he admits the thing that brings him the most joy in his life is his beautiful wife Malee and their three young children Thomson (14), Carson (11) and B.B. (9). They also share their home with their two dogs "Ray" and "Freeman", and a pair of cats, Tigger and Taylor.

Leslie Campbell
DVM

Dr. Campbell is a native Mississippian, she completed her undergraduate degree followed by her veterinary training at Mississippi State University in 1992. She worked in a general  practice briefly before joining Allied Veterinary Emergency in 1994. She has worked continuously in emergency medicine for 18 years. Dr. Campbell enjoys all facets of emergency medicine, her special interests are in trauma, shock and surgical emergencies.
Outside of work Dr. Campbell enjoys spending time relaxing by the pool as well as reading.

Laura Clayton
DVM, MS

Dr. Clayton grew up in the Charlotte County, FL area. She completed her veterinary training at the University of Florida in 1990, moved from general practice to emergency medicine in 1993, and joined Allied in 1998. Dr. Clayton has a particular interest in emergency surgeries such as trauma, C-Sections and GDVs.

Dr. Clayton's love for animals extends into her personal life as well, where she and her husband, David, have been breeding, training, and showing Australian Shepherds for over 25 years. When she has free time, Dr. Clayton also enjoys riding her Appaloosa horse.