Dr. Gaines White
Dr. White, who was raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, has been practicing veterinary medicine for nearly 30 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Wake Forest University in 1986. In 1990 he graduated from the University of Tennessee with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He moved to Conyers and become an associate at Conyers Animal Hospital in 1991. in 1996 he became a partner and then sole owner in 2010. Dr. White recently purchased Social Circle Veterinary Hospital and is looking forward to getting to know the clients and their families as he has at Conyers Animal Hospital.
Dr. White is married to Kay Cook the owner of Body Tech Fitness center. Dr. White has two wonderful children Erin and Colin, along with his stepchildren Timothy and Lauren.
Dr. White is a member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is a resident of Conyers and has been involved in a variety of organizations to help the community including the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Conyers Rotary Club, Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, Walk of Hero’s Veterans Memorial Park, Leadership Rockdale, Conyers/ Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, Hands Across Rockdale and the Rockdale Hospital Foundation. He was named a 5-Star Veterinarian by clients and peers in Atlanta Magazine, November 2010 and Voted “Best Veterinarian” in Rockdale and Newton County 2018.
His interests include hiking, hunting, fishing, woodworking, restoration.
Favorite saying: Desideration
Dr. Robin Barnhardt
Dr. Robin Barnhardt, a native of North Carolina, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1995. She graduated from North Carolina University in 2004 with a Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Barnhardt joined us in 2009 and holds over 15 years worth of knowledge in the veterinary field. She has five dogs on her farm and many goat friends!
Other interests include wake boarding and traveling around the country. Many people would describe her as a visionary and comedic. She spreads joy to everyone she meets.
Dr. Jessica Kidd
Hospital Medical Director
Dr. Kidd grew up in a small farming community in Central Illinois. Since a young adult, Dr. Kidd could always be found in the local stables working and caring for horses.
With the intention of pursuing a career in research, she obtained a degree from the University of Chicago in Biology. Through her studies in biology, she reconnected with her passion for animals. Finding that she preferred animals to sick people. Dr. Kidd entered veterinary school and obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1998.
After relocating to Atlanta to study at Emory University she began working full time as a Veterinarian. Later she obtained her Master’s Degree in Public Health in 2001.
Since graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Kidd has worked for corporate veterinary practices, feline-only practices, and holistic practices, before joining the Conyers Animal Hospital family in 2001.
Her special interests include emergency medicine, feline health, and nutrition. Dr. Kidd is very involved in our community, visiting schools for career day, hosting tours for special interest youth groups, and judging science fair projects. Dr. Kidd personifies the dedication and passion it takes to become an outstanding and renowned Veterinarian. Her love for her patients and clients strengthens with each visit. Dr. Kidd is an alumni member of the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce 2011 Leadership, member of Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Feline Medical Association. She also practices emergency medicine part-time at the East Metro Animal Emergency Clinic. Dr. Kidd has an avid interest in physical fitness and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!