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To many of you, Todd may be a familiar face. Todd has been a member of the staff of Pipestone Veterinary Services in Ottumwa, IA
Joseph originally grew up in upstate New York with three twin brothers (a twin himself and younger twin brothers) on a 1000 ewe sheep farm.
Dr. Nicole Weber has been with Pipestone Veterinary Services since 2006. She grew up on a farm just north of Granite Falls, MN. She completed
Dr. Spencer Wayne is originally from Albert Lea, MN. He attended the University of Minnesota’s College of Agriculture and later the College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Scott VanderPoel grew up on a farm just south of Pipestone, MN. Throughout high school and college, he worked as part of the customer
Dr. Gordon Spronk is a native of the Pipestone, Minnesota agricultural community. Upon completion of his education with a DVM degree at the College of
Dr. Adam C. Schelkopf grew up in Dekalb, Illinois and gained an appreciation for swine medicine by following his father to vet calls and working
Dr. Gustavo Pizarro graduated from Universidad Mayor in Santiago Chile in 1995 with his degree in Veterinary Medicine, and later in 2010 continued his education
Dr. Brent Pepin is from central Minnesota and a 2014 graduate of Iowa State Veterinary School, where he obtained his Master’s degree in Veterinary Preventive
Dr. Carissa Odland is a graduate from the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine and joined Pipestone Veterinary Services and Pipestone System in 2009.
Dr. Joel Nerem joined Pipestone Veterinary Services and Pipestone System staff in July 2006, and comes with solid swine health experience. The West Union, Iowa,
Dr. Luke Minion grew up in southwestern Minnesota and began his career with the Pipestone Veterinary Services in 2000 after graduating from the University of
Dr. McDowell received her D.V.M. in 2011 from Iowa State University. Emily strives to promote the swine industry, optimize productivity and sustainability, and shape the
Dr. Brett Kroeze, a 2012 graduate of Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine, brings his family values of hard work and commitment to providing outstanding
Dr. Barry Kerkaert is a native of southwestern Minnesota and started at Pipestone Veterinary Services after graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the
Dr. J. Larry Goelz grew up on a diversified livestock farm in southwestern Minnesota and joined the staff at Pipestone Veterinary Services in 1996 after
Dr. Fuhrman is a native of Warner, SD and graduate of South Dakota State University and Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Since graduation,
Dr. Scott Dee joined Pipestone Veterinary Services in Pipestone in July of 2011. Before joining the clinic, Dr. Dee was a swine practitioner in Morris,
Dr. J. D. Bobb is a native of North Dakota. After growing up on a sheep farm, Dr. Bobb attended North Dakota State University and
Dr. Cameron Schmitt was raised in central Iowa and is a second generation large animal veterinarian. Dr. Schmitt joined Pipestone Veterinary Services and Pipestone System
Dr. Douglas Peterschmidt graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Animal Science in 1974 and a D.V.M. in 1978. He owned and managed
Dr. Bryan Myers was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. Dr. Myers attended the University of Nebraska and graduated from Iowa State College of Veterinary
Dr. Cara Haden grew up on her family's farm where she grew up helping with their farrow to finish swine farm. and has always had
Dr. Brenna Gray joined the Pipestone team officially this fall, but has been part of our family for much longer! Dr. Gray started her veterinary
Dr. Franz is a 2009 graduate of Iowa State, and lives just outside of Independence with her husband and three boys!
Dr. Leah I. Thies is a native of Des Moines and her husband Eric is a native of Newton, Iowa. Leah received her D.V.M. in
Dr. Steve B. Menke received his DVM. in 1976 from Iowa State University. Upon graduation, Dr. Menke went into private practice in Richland, Iowa. As
Dr. Breanna P. Estle received her D.V.M. in 2017 from Iowa State University. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Iowa State in 2013, majoring in
Dr. Michael Schelkopf is a Veterinarian specializing in swine medicine and production. As a native of Sycamore, Dr. Schelkopf attended Sycamore High School then continued
Dr. Charles R. Schelkopf graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois. After completing his undergraduate studies, he went on to receive his
Dr. Steven P. Feuerbach received his B.S. degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University in 1987. After completing his undergraduate studies, he continued at
Dr. Wesley Lyons received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee in 2010. He then attended the University of Tennessee
Dr. Andrew DeBoer received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Trinity Christian College in 2014. He then attended Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Orange City, IA
Dr. Gawen Zomermaand is graduate of Iowa State University's undergraduate and D.V.M. programs. He has over 28 years of experience. Before practicing as a veterinarian,
Dr. Laura Vander Stelt received her B.A. in Biology Health Professions at Northwestern College in Orange City, IA and her D.V.M. from Iowa State University
Dr. AJ Smit was born and raised in Orange City, Iowa. He grew up with livestock and has always enjoyed being on the farm. Dr.
Dr. Jeff Blythe was raised on a crop and livestock farm in Williamsburg, Iowa. He then received his B.A in Biology from Central College in