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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. 

Lori Clark

Managing DVM

Lisa Takes

Managing DVM

Brian Martz

Staff Veterinarian

Heather Kay

Staff Veterinarian

LeAnne Wichman

Staff Veterinarian

Joel DeJaynes

Staff Veterinarian

Katherine Trevino

Staff Veterinarian

Lydia Hoeksema

Staff Veterinarian

Emily Baughman

Staff Veterinarian

Lori Clark

Managing DVM

Lisa Takes

Managing DVM

Brian Martz

Staff Veterinarian

Heather Kay

Staff Veterinarian

LeAnne Wichman

Staff Veterinarian

Joel DeJaynes

Staff Veterinarian

Katherine Trevino

Staff Veterinarian

Lydia Hoeksema

Staff Veterinarian

Emily Baughman

Staff Veterinarian

Administration

Christina

Manager

Cicely

Front Office Coordinator

Chelsey

Front Office Coordinator

Ashley

Front Office Coordinator

Alex

Front Office Coordinator

Stephanie

Front Office Coordinator

Jenna

Front Office Coordinator

Makayla

Front Office Coordinator

Christina

Manager

Cicely

Front Office Coordinator

Chelsey

Front Office Coordinator

Ashley

Front Office Coordinator

Alex

Front Office Coordinator

Stephanie

Front Office Coordinator

Jenna

Front Office Coordinator

Makayla

Front Office Coordinator

Veterinary Technicians

Michelle

Lead Veterinary Technician, RVT

Steff

Veterinary Technician

Alison

Veterinary Technician

Chelsea

Veterinary Technician

Carla

Veterinary Technician

Loralei

Veterinary Technician

Meghan

Veterinary Technician

Michelle

Lead Veterinary Technician, RVT

Steff

Veterinary Technician

Alison

Veterinary Technician

Chelsea

Veterinary Technician

Carla

Veterinary Technician

Loralei

Veterinary Technician

Meghan

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Assistants and Groomer

Kim

Veterinary Assistant

Erica

Groomer

Sejla

Veterinary Assistant

Jacob

Veterinary Assistant

Jesse

Veterinary Assistant

Maddie

Veterinary Assistant

Vanessa

Veterinary Assistant

Kim

Veterinary Assistant

Erica

Groomer

Sejla

Veterinary Assistant

Jacob

Veterinary Assistant

Jesse

Veterinary Assistant

Maddie

Veterinary Assistant

Vanessa

Veterinary Assistant

Office Assistants

Truman

Office Assistant

Cascade

Office Assistant

Peach

Office Assistant

Truman

Office Assistant

Cascade

Office Assistant

Peach

Office Assistant