Meet Our Team

Group Nov 2019



Dr. K

Dr. Kaufman brings with him a broad background in science and medicine:  DVM, Kansas State University, 1989. PhD, University of Minnesota, 1993 (Neuroscience). Previous clinic owner/veterinarian in Houston (West U Vet). Research and shelter medicine experience (NASA JSC, UTMB & HSPCA).  






Dr. Wonderlic

Dr. Wunderlich

Bio coming soon!







Amber

Amber 

Amber has been an LVT (Licensed Veterinary Technician) for 18 years and has been with Startz Veterinary for 10 years.  She loves assisting Dr K in surgery. She is our “go-to” gal for fear-aggressive dogs. Amber loves being a technician!

She is married, has two kids, an olde english bulldog named “Bruno”, a pug named “Pugsley”, a potbelly pig named “Sally”, along with several goats.  

In her spare time she can be found in the show barn with her kids showing goats and lambs.  She also likes to go to the beach and spend time with family whether it’s fishing, driving around in the jeep, or just sitting around the campfire.  


Linda



Linda

Linda is our receptionist and has over 6 years experience in the veterinary field.  She is a recent “empty-nester”, a mother to three kids: 19 yr old twins and and a 21 yr old.  She has two dogs: Tucker and Chewy.

In her spare time she enjoys BBQ’ing and hanging out with friends.  She also enjoys jeep outings with jeep clubs she belongs to.


Megan

Megan

Megan moved to Texas from Minnesota a year ago.  She received her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology from Duluth Business University in 2017.  She loves the weather here and enjoys taking her dog, Frankie, on walks around the lake.    



Heather



Heather

Bio coming soon!





Marissa

Marissa

Bio coming soon!


Matt

Matt

Bio coming soon!


Rachel


Rachel

As the Hospital Administrator Extraordinaire, Rachel pitches in wherever needed. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Texas A&M, College Station, and a Master of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology from The University of Texas Medical Branch, in Galveston, she is well suited to veterinary medicine.  Her favorite aspects of the profession include building the Startz Veterinary team and working directly with clients to improve their animal’s health and well-being.

A busy mom to elementary-aged children, Rachel loves to spend free time at the river with her family and their dog, Bowie. When she’s not at the river’s edge, you can find Rachel practicing yoga, gardening, cooking, and reading.




Bonus: Dr. Kaufman's Waffle recipe:

½ stick butter, melted

½ cup sour cream

3 eggs

    Mix together, then add:

~2 cups flour

~1 cup milk

½ tsp vanilla

Pinch of salt

A few tsps sugar

½ to 1 tsp baking powder

    Mix to thick consistency, add water or flour as needed.

  Cook up in your favorite waffle iron.

Yum.

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