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Our Team

Our Veterinarians

Starch Pet Hospital has a skilled team of veterinarians who welcome you to our practice. Proudly serving the Des Moines. At Starch Pet Hospital, it is our daily privilege to provide quality vet care to your cherished pet, with compassion and competence. We hope to ensure a positive impact on our patients, pet owners and the local community. 

Dr. Lori Clark's staff photo

Lori Clark

Managing DVM

Lisa Takes

Lisa Takes

Managing DVM

Brian Martz holding french bulldog

Brian Martz

Staff Veterinarian

Heather Kay with brown dog

Heather Kay

Staff Veterinarian

Katherine Trevino

Katherine Trevino

Staff Veterinarian

Lydia Hoeksema

Lydia Hoeksema

Staff Veterinarian

Emily Baughman

Emily Baughman

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Jake Green

Jake Green

Staff Veterinarian

Deborah Stoner

Deborah Stoner

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Lori Clark's staff photo

Lori Clark

Managing DVM

Lisa Takes

Lisa Takes

Managing DVM

Brian Martz holding french bulldog

Brian Martz

Staff Veterinarian

Heather Kay with brown dog

Heather Kay

Staff Veterinarian

Katherine Trevino

Katherine Trevino

Staff Veterinarian

Lydia Hoeksema

Lydia Hoeksema

Staff Veterinarian

Emily Baughman

Emily Baughman

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Jake Green

Jake Green

Staff Veterinarian

Deborah Stoner

Deborah Stoner

Staff Veterinarian

Administration

Christina

Christina

Manager

Cicely

Cicely

Front Office Lead

Ashley

Ashley

Front Office Coordinator

Julie smiling holding a dog.

Julie

Front Office Coordinator

Katie

Katie

Front Office Coordinator

Abbey

Abbey

Front Office Coordinator

Alex holding a large cat.

Alex

Front Office Coordinator

Christina

Christina

Manager

Cicely

Cicely

Front Office Lead

Ashley

Ashley

Front Office Coordinator

Julie smiling holding a dog.

Julie

Front Office Coordinator

Katie

Katie

Front Office Coordinator

Abbey

Abbey

Front Office Coordinator

Alex holding a large cat.

Alex

Front Office Coordinator

Veterinary Technicians

Michelle

Michelle

Lead Veterinary Technician, RVT

Steff

Steff

Veterinary Technician & Inventory Specialist

Chelsea

Chelsea

Veterinary Technician

Alex

Alex

Veterinary Technician, RVT

Ashley

Ashley

Veterinary Technician

Michelle

Michelle

Lead Veterinary Technician, RVT

Steff

Steff

Veterinary Technician & Inventory Specialist

Chelsea

Chelsea

Veterinary Technician

Alex

Alex

Veterinary Technician, RVT

Ashley

Ashley

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Assistants and Groomer

Kim

Kim

Veterinary Assistant

Erica

Erica

Groomer

Maddie

Maddie

Veterinary Assistant

Carley

Carley

Veterinary Assistant

Ravyn smiling kneeling next to a black dog

Ravyn

Veterinary Assistant

stencil drawing of dog's face and body

Reace

Veterinary Assistant

MaKayla

MaKayla

Veterinary Assistant

Kim

Kim

Veterinary Assistant

Erica

Erica

Groomer

Maddie

Maddie

Veterinary Assistant

Carley

Carley

Veterinary Assistant

Ravyn smiling kneeling next to a black dog

Ravyn

Veterinary Assistant

stencil drawing of dog's face and body

Reace

Veterinary Assistant

MaKayla

MaKayla

Veterinary Assistant

Office Assistants

Truman

Truman

Office Assistant

Cascade

Cascade

Office Assistant

Truman

Truman

Office Assistant

Cascade

Cascade

Office Assistant