Doctors - Twin Peaks Veterinary Center

Mon – Fri: 7 AM to 7 PM
Sat – Sun: 7 AM to 6 PM

(520) 413-9422
7555 W Twin Peaks Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743

Our Doctors

Brian Shear


Dr. Brian Shear grew up in Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in biology. He then worked in a research lab for 3 years prior to attending veterinary school at Mississippi State University; graduating in 2007. Dr. Shear’s interests are surgery and wound care. He lives with is wife Renee, their two cats and their two dogs. In his spare time he enjoys target shooting, motorcycle racing, hiking and exploring the surrounding desert and mountains.

Laura Battraw


Dr. Laura Battraw graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 2014. She worked as a veterinary technician during and before attending vet school. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their son, two cats and a dog as well as traveling, cooking and reading.

Scott Miller


Dr. Scott Miller was born and raised in South Bend, IN. He graduated from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Dr. Miller has practiced in several different states throughout his career including Minnesota, Indiana, Arizona, Kentucky and Illinois. In efforts to further advance his veterinary expertise, Dr. Miller has completed a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, practiced emergency and critical care at Louisville Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services and also completed a specialty internship in dermatology at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

His special interests include internal medicine and dermatology. Dr. Miller’s hobbies include hiking, rock climbing, and disc golf. He is an avid music fan and enjoys playing guitar, watching college football (Go IRISH!), and vegging out to NetFlix. He lives with his fiance and their 2 dogs; Abbie, a crazy and demanding lab (nicknamed Fish), and Tucker, a sophisticated and courteous shepherd mix (nicknamed Bug).

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Courtney Cherry


We have a new face joining the Twin Peaks Family, everyone give a warm welcome to Dr. Courtney Cherry (and her Russian tortoise Sputnik)! Of course, we had to interview her with the hard-hitting questions so everyone can get to know her better.

What cases or patients do you take special interest in?
Behavior, nutrition, and exotics

We are excited to share your background and knowledge in exotics at Twin Peaks in the near future, what’s the coolest exotic animal you’ve had as a patient?
A Peacock for a chest wound

Who would win in an underwater handstand competition, Dr. Miller or Dr. Shear?
Dr. Miller

Who would you pick to crawl into small spaces in order to steal the Declaration of Independence, Dr. Battraw or Frannie our Client Coordinator/Inventory Manager?

What’s your favorite part about Twin Peaks so far?
The staff!