Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Cedarwood in Newport! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (423) 623-4362Ā to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

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Dr. Sandra Manes


Education: University of Tennessee
Hometown: Newport
Dr. Sandra Manes is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated in 1996 and received the honor of graduating Magna Cum Laude. She also received her Bachelorā€™s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in her class. She lives a very active lifestyle in which she enjoys working on her farm nestled in the foothills of East Tennessee. Her special areas of interest include avian & exotic medicine and animal behavior. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her new husband and trying new adventurous things.

Dr. Joleen Greenan

Associate Veterinarian

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Chad Chambers

Hospital Operations Leader

Chad is well versed in handling any situation that needs attention. He is a former special-ops military person and a registered nurse. We are honored to have him on our team. He enjoys being with his wife and family, including a menagerie of rescue animals, when not working at Cedarwood.

Rebecca Lancaster Raines

Lead Veterinary Technician and Sandras Right Hand

Rebecca graduated from Lincoln Memorial University with an Associates's Degree in Veterinary Technology in 2005. She started working for Cedarwood in 2003, while still in college. Rebeccaā€™s experience and technical skills are vast. It is very true that she is Dr. Manesā€™ Right Hand. Rebecca has two children, a grand-baby, and a variety of animals.

Lavonda Cutshaw


Lavonda is married with 2 adult children and a new grand-baby boy. She has 2 schnauzers and a mixed breed dog along with an Amazon parrot named Tex and Lucy the Cockatoo.

Pamella Hill

Practice Operations Leader

Pam has been a long-time friend to Cedarwood Veterinary Hospital. She agreed to become a part of our team in 2017. She enjoys going home at night to her husband and small rescue dogs.

Angela Franco


Angela has several years experience as both an ER and a general practice veterinary technician. She enjoys photography, crafts, her two young children and rescue animals in her spare time.

Cadence Gregg

Vet Assistant

Cadence is a full time college student studying animal science. She enjoys horseback riding and golfing in her spare time.