Dr. Kristen is a native of Savannah, Mo and has been practicing veterinary medicine for 13 years. Dr. Kristen attended UMKC for undergraduate studies then went on to graduate from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. After veterinary school, she practiced in Killeen (Fort Hood), TX, El Paso (Fort Bliss), TX, New Mexico, and Sedalia, MO. She enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine, especially internal medicine and nutrition. Dr. Kristen has a young Jack Russell named Scout. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and young twins, as well as helping with her family’s fruit/vegetable/tree farm.