Dr. Chris Duke is originally from Mobile, AL and is the founder of Bienville Animal Medical Center. A 1983 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, Dr. Duke has been an Ocean Springs resident since graduation.
He and his wife, Ann, have two grown children, Robert and Emily. Dr. Duke is and has been extremely active in both professional and civic organizations. He is a member of the South Mississippi VMA, the MVMA and the AVMA and a Hospital Director for the American Animal Hospital Association. Dr. Duke and his family attend St. Paul United Methodist Church.
An avid writer, Dr. Duke has been published in numerous magazines and newspapers over his career. A member of the American Society of Veterinary Journalists, his columns appear weekly in local newspapers.
Although active in all phases of small animal medicine, surgery and dentistry, Dr. Duke has special interest in orthopedic and reconstructive trauma surgery. His flair for cosmetic ear cropping and wound reconstruction has gained referrals from Louisiana, Alabama and Florida clientele. Dr. Duke is licensed to practice in both Mississippi and Alabama.