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ABOUT OUR VETERINARIANS

We have eight doctors on staff at Northeast Veterinary Hospital and all of them are experienced in canine and feline medicine. Four of our veterinarians are also experienced in the care of small mammals, including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, hamsters, rats and mice. The services our doctors provide include routine preventative care for young healthy pets, early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages, and complete medical, surgical and dental care as necessary during his or her lifetime.  With eight doctors, we not only offer many years of practical experience, but also some options for on-site care that you will not find at many hospitals, including veterinary acupuncture, dental radiology and orthopedic surgery.  Our veterinarians provide sound advice and optimal, cost-conscious veterinary care, thus allowing you to enjoy life with your companion for a maximum number of years.

DOCTOR BIOS 

Dr. Erik Christensen

Dr. Christensen joined Northeast Veterinary Hospital in 1996, after working in mixed-animal practices in the Caribbean and Nebraska

Preventative medicine for your pet, the nuances of managing chronic issues, and all the available options for diagnostics and treatment often require extensive discussion. Dr. Christensen's focus is communication and working with clients to keep their pets happy and healthy, always taking into account the logistical and emotional cost

Dr. Christensen has no pets himself, but loves his wife Mary, and so agrees to house and care for the menagerie. He has multiple hobbies outside of work, and according to the staff, these will probably be described in repetitive detail at your appointment.

D.V.M. -  Kansas State University, 1992


Dr. Marc Duyungan

Dr. Duyungan is a local, born and raised in Redmond, Washington. Although originally pre-med, he realized in college that he wanted to be around animals as much as possible. After volunteering at a few neighborhood clinics, he saw how much health and happiness a veterinarian could provide, and never looked back. Dr. Duyungan joined the practice in October 2015.

His interests in veterinary medicine include pain control and anesthesia, including CRI analgesia during and after surgery. Outside of work he enjoys tai chi, yoga, tennis and cooking.

D.V.M.--Washington State University, 2008

B.A. in Biology--Pomona College, 2004


Dr. Stephanie Edwards

Dr. Edwards first knew she wanted to be a vet at age 12 while volunteering at the local animal shelter in Texas. After finishing her veterinary degree, Dr. Edwards relocated to Seattle, working at a small cats-only clinic. Wanting more diversity, Dr. Edwards joined Northeast Veterinary Hospital in 2006 and is now a partner in the clinic.

Special interests include: Soft tissue surgery, feline inflammatory bowel disease and diabetes.

D.V.M. -  Texas A & M University, 2004

B.S. -  Midwestern State University


Dr. Benjamin Fisher

Dr. Fisher grew up in southern California where his first interest in the veterinary world began as he and his brother raised and cared for a number of turtles and other creatures in their pond-filled backyard. He attended University of Wisconsin Veterinary School where he met his wife, Dr. Wrycha. He joined Northeast Veterinary Hospital in 2012 and is a partner in the practice.

His interests in veterinary medicine include tough internal medicine cases, dentistry, and seeing the occasional reptile. Other than work, he spends much of his time with his family, enjoys running and is contemplating running another marathon.

D.V.M - University of Wisconsin, 2005 

B.S. -- Cal Poly Pomona

M.S. -- Cal State Fullerton


Dr. James H. Reeves

Dr. Reeves has been around pets and livestock his whole life, growing up in a farming community in Idaho. After visiting Washington State University vet school, he decided that the veterinary profession seemed like good fit. He joined Northeast Veterinary Hospital right after graduating from vet school in 1981, and was the owner of the practice for many years.

His interests in veterinary medicine include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Outside of work he enjoys camping as well as tinkering with and repairing anything from bookshelves to appliances.

D.V.M. -  Washington State University, 1981

M.S. - Veterinary Science, University of Idaho

B.A. - Columbia University


Dr. Robert A. Price

Dr. Price joined Northeast Veterinary Hospital in 1984.

Special interests include: cats, dogs and surgery

V.M.D. -  University of Pennsylvania, 1970

B.S. - Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Amy Ward

Dr. Ward  was raised in Seattle, and always knew she loved animals. She graduated from Washington State University in 1996, and joined Northeast Veterinary Hospital in 2002.

Her interests in veterinary medicine include acupuncture and orthopedic surgery. Outside of work she enjoys dog training, as well as arts and crafts.

D.V.M. -  Washington State University, 1996

C.V.A. - I.V.A.S. Certification, 2001


Dr. Kristin Wrycha

Dr. Wrycha rejoined Northeast Veterinary Hospital in 2011, and is a partner in the hospital.

Her interests in veterinary medicine include opthalmology and soft tissue surgery. Outside of work she enjoys running marathons and spending time with her family.

D.V.M. - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005

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