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Dr. Lisa Powell with a dog

Dr. Lisa Powell – Critical Care

Lisa Powell graduated veterinary school from Texas A&M in 1995, completed a small animal rotating internship at the AMC in NYC in 1996, and then went on to a residency in small animal emergency and…

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Dr. Kevin Stepaniuk with a dog on the shore

Dr. Kevin S. Stepaniuk – Dentistry

As a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College, Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, previous faculty member and section chief of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of Minnesota, he has become…

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Dr. Stillion with a black and white cat

Dr. Jenefer Stillion – Emergency Critical Care

Dr. Jenefer Stillion was born and raised in Colorado where she earned her veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 2004. She then went on to complete a one year internship in small animal medicine…

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Dr. Elizabeth Anne Swanson – Surgery

Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Swanson is an Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her clinical focus is soft tissue surgery with special interests in wound healing, minimally…

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Dr Rob Springer with a Golden

Dr. Robert Swinger – Ophthalmology

Dr. Robert Swinger completed his undergraduate work and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2003. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Specialists of…

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Dr. Natalie Theus – Dermatology

Natalie Theus, DVM, MS is a board-certified veterinary dermatologist. She completed her undergraduate and veterinary education at The Ohio State University (OSU). After completing a small animal rotating internship at OSU, she practiced primary care…

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Dr. Steven Thompson- Exotic Animal Medicine

He leads the Primary Care dog, cat and exotic pet rotations for 3rd and 4th year DVM and RVT student rotations and is affiliated with Purdue’s Center for the Human – Animal Bond and Center…

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Dr. Brett Wasik with two pugs

Dr. Brett Wasik – Endocrinology

Dr. Brett Wasik graduated from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After graduation he completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Medical & Surgical Group…

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Dr. Zachary Wright with three dogs in the mountains

Dr. Zachary Wright – Oncology

Dr. Zachary Wright was raised in the DFW Area (Rockwall). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Notre Dame and his veterinary medical. He completed a one year rotating…

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Dr. Martin Young – Neurology

Dr. Young obtained a Masters in Anatomy and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2004.  Following graduation, he practiced mixed animal medicine North of Colorado Springs for 3 years.  Dr. Young’s general rotating internship…

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