John Houghton, DVM, Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Houghton grew up on the coast of Maine on his father's dairy farm. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Cornell University and his veterinary degree at The University of Georgia. After veterinary school, he did an internship at Texas A&M University, advancing his knowledge, experience, skills, and helping to teach veterinary students in the areas of internal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine. Upon completion of his internship, he moved to Charlotte and worked as an overnight ER doctor for 2 years prior to joining the Stoney Creek team in 2011. Dr. Houghton has a special interest in surgery and radiology.
He lives with his girlfriend, who is also a veterinarian, and they have an excited puppy named Jasmine, and a tolerant cat, Ruby. In his free time he likes to run, spend time on Lake Norman, travel, hike, or visit with friends and family.