Contact Us

General Info/Questions:

We can be reached at the following physical address:

Murray State Breathitt Veterinary Center
715 North Drive, PO Box 2000
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-2000

We can be reached at the following phone numbers:

270.886.3959 (Phone)

270.886.4295 (Fax)

Emergency, Holiday, and After-Hours Contact Information

Breathitt Veterinary Center personnel are available to assist you with emergencies on holidays and weekends that the laboratory is closed.

After-hours calls are forwarded to an answering service who will contact on-call personnel. If you experience difficulty reaching the answering service or if BVC personnel have not returned your call in a reasonable length of time, please call:

Dr. Debbie Reed: 270-977-3143

Dr. Lucky Pittman: 270-484-6951

A list of some of our faculty / staff:


  • Dr. Debbie Reed, Interim Director
  • Mr. Bill Lawrence, Asst. Director


  • Dr. Lucky Pittman, Head of Pathology
  • Dr. Johna Veatch, Pathologist
  • Dr. Cheryl Guyer, Pathologist
  • Dr. Carey Laster, Avian Pathologist


  • Dr. Ramesh Gupta, Section Head


  • Dr. Shri Singh, Section Head


  • Dr. Carey Laster, Section Head


  • Dr. Kent Whitaker, Section Head