Meet Our Lexington Veterinarians

Ginger Macaulay, DVM

Our TeamDr. Ginger Macaulay attended Clemson University and graduated from the University of Georgia Veterinary College in 1984. Born and raised in the Lexington area, Dr. Macaulay returned in 1986 and began working at Cherokee Trail Veterinary Hospital. She purchased the hospital in 1998.

Dr. Macaulay presently shares her home with a number of four-legged friends. She is a past president of the South Carolina Veterinary Association and the Cultural Council. She attends St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Lexington. Dr. Macaulay enjoys sports; the outdoors, especially rock climbing in Wyoming; Broadway; and anything Disney related.

Heyward Boyette, DVM

20023Dr. Heyward Boyette graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 and joined Cherokee Trail Veterinary Hospital in 1998. He became a partner at Cherokee Trail Veterinary Hospital in 2000.

Dr. Boyette has a wife and two daughters and serves on the board of directors of the Carolina Ballet. He is a member of St. Albans Church and the Lexington Rotary Club. Dr. Boyette is an avid reader and also enjoys sketching and Ohio State football.

Mary Keisler, DVM

20025Dr. Mary Keisler graduated from Louisiana State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined Cherokee Trail Veterinary Hospital in 1996. She is a district representative for the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, a member of the Board of Trustees and Booster Club Board at Heathwood Hall, on the President’s Advisory Council at Wofford College, and is involved with her church council at St. Stephens Lutheran Church.

Dr. Keisler is married and has two daughters, Lauren and Caroline. Dr. Keisler is very active in the community. She enjoys meeting people and their pets and helping them when they are in need.

Lacy Michael Strom, DVM

20028Dr. Lacy Michael Strom hails from the small town of Bennettsville, South Carolina. He attended Marlboro County High School, where he was involved in varsity tennis and wrestling, various academic/service organizations, and reached the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated in 2004 and attended the University of South Carolina. While at Carolina, Dr. Strom served on the University’s Religious Affairs Committee and founded the Pre-Veterinary Club. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies in 2008. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, Dr. Strom was accepted into the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where he graduated from in May 2013.

Dr. Strom takes special interest in small animal cardiology, surgery, and diagnostic imaging. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Ashley, and their two pets, a Shetland sheepdog named Solon and a black ninja cat named Bruce. During his free time, he is an avid science fiction fan, a lover of books, an amateur coffee connoisseur, and enjoys spending a quiet afternoon on the lake fishing.

Brittany Swenson, DVM

20065Dr. Brittany Swenson Graduated from Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. She has joined Cherokee Trail as a doctor in July 2015 but has been a part of Cherokee Trail since starting in our kennels while in high school. She has a special interest in internal medicine, surgery and cardiology. Her hobbies are camping, hiking and she enjoys spending time and helping with her husband beef cattle farm.

Jonathan Hansche, DVM

20063Dr. Jon Hansche has been with Cherokee Trail since Aug. 2015. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and moved from California to SC in 2013. He has a special interest in surgery, internal medicine, cardiology and ultrastonography. He has a wife and 3 children his hobbies are photography, mountain biking, hiking, fishing and raising 3 children.

Meet Our Veterinary Staff


Holly, Practice Manager



Marlo, Administrative Manager


Cindy, CSR Manager


Jennifer, Kennel Manager


Lisa, Licensed Veterinary Technician


Robin, Licensed Veterinary Technician

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Dee Dee, Licensed Veterinary Technician


Jackie W. Hospital Assistant


Megan, Veterinary Assistant


Lindsay, Veterinary Assistant


Stephanie, Veterinary Assistant


Brandy, Veterinary Assistant


Ashley, Veterinary Assistant

Mandy, Veterinary Assistant


Quinn, Customer Service Representative


Veronica, Customer Service Representative


Hali, Kennel Assistant


Manda, Kennel Assistant


Katie, Kennel Assistant