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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. Michael Henning

Michael Henning

Managing Veterinarian

Brian Martz

Brian Martz

Managing Veterinarian

Lori Halligan

Lori Halligan

Staff Veterinarian

Lisa Takes

Lisa Takes

Staff Veterinarian

Joan Schoon

Joan Schoon

Staff Veterinarian

Heather Kay

Heather Kay

Staff Veterinarian

LeAnne Wichman

LeAnne Wichman

Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Michael Henning

Michael Henning

Managing Veterinarian

Brian Martz

Brian Martz

Managing Veterinarian

Lori Halligan

Lori Halligan

Staff Veterinarian

Lisa Takes

Lisa Takes

Staff Veterinarian

Joan Schoon

Joan Schoon

Staff Veterinarian

Heather Kay

Heather Kay

Staff Veterinarian

LeAnne Wichman

LeAnne Wichman

Staff Veterinarian

Administration

Christina

Christina

Practice Manager

Chelsey

Chelsey

Front Office Coordinator

Cicely

Cicely

Front Office Coordinator

Sierra

Sierra

Front Office Coordinator

Chelsea

Chelsea

Front Office Coordinator

Sarah

Sarah

Front Office Coordinator

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Phil

Front Office Coordinator

Michelle

Michelle S.

Front Office Coordinator

Christina

Christina

Practice Manager

Chelsey

Chelsey

Front Office Coordinator

Cicely

Cicely

Front Office Coordinator

Sierra

Sierra

Front Office Coordinator

Chelsea

Chelsea

Front Office Coordinator

Sarah

Sarah

Front Office Coordinator

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Phil

Front Office Coordinator

Michelle

Michelle S.

Front Office Coordinator

Veterinary Technicians

Michelle

Michelle

Veterinary Technician

Steff

Steff

Veterinary Technician

Carla

Carla

Veterinary Technician

Alex

Alex

Veterinary Technician

Tara

Tara

Veterinary Technician

MaKayla

MaKayla

Veterinary Technician

Michelle

Michelle

Veterinary Technician

Steff

Steff

Veterinary Technician

Carla

Carla

Veterinary Technician

Alex

Alex

Veterinary Technician

Tara

Tara

Veterinary Technician

MaKayla

MaKayla

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Assistants and Groomer

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Kim

Veterinary Assistant

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Loralei

Veterinary Assistant

Lauren

Lauren

Veterinary Assistant

Rowen

Rowen

Veterinary Assistant

Brooke

Brooke

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah

Hannah

Veterinary Assistant

Erica

Erica

Groomer

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Kim

Veterinary Assistant

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Loralei

Veterinary Assistant

Lauren

Lauren

Veterinary Assistant

Rowen

Rowen

Veterinary Assistant

Brooke

Brooke

Veterinary Assistant

Hannah

Hannah

Veterinary Assistant

Erica

Erica

Groomer