Dr. Kim Post, DVM
Dr. Kim Post is a 2008 graduate of Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completion of her veterinary degree, she moved to St. Louis, MO, and began her career in mixed animal practice. In 2014, she and her family moved back to her hometown, and has continued to enjoy being a mixed animal practitioner.
Dr. Kim was raised in the area and attended Banks High School. As a high school student, she was mentored by Dr. Steve Vredenburg who established Banks Veterinary Service in 1987. In March 2017 she and Dr. Christina Bernards purchased the practice from him.
When not caring for her patients, Dr. Kim spends time with her husband and their three young children. Her family also includes two dogs, three cats, two horses, and a small flock of laying hens.
Dr. Christina Bernards, DVM
Dr. Christina studied Animal Science for her undergraduate degree and went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, both at Oregon State University. After graduating in 2013, she returned home to her roots and joined Banks Veterinary Service. In 2017, Dr. Christina and Dr. Kim became co-owners of the practice. Her passion is being a mixed animal veterinarian that serves the local community. When not working, she likes to go on outdoor adventures with her husband Sean and their two dogs, Freddie and Kaydee.
Dr. Ashlin Michael, DVM
Dr. Ashlin grew up in southern California before heading to New York to study Biology at Columbia University. She received her veterinary degree from UC Davis in 2019, where she developed a strong interest for small ruminants. After graduation, she joined Banks Veterinary Service as a mixed animal veterinarian. She loves having a unique variety of cases each day and especially finds joy in the bond between humans and their animals. Outside of work she can be found exploring Oregon with her husband and greyhound, Gimli.
Dr. Nicole Kraemer Steigerwald, DVM
Dr. Nicole received her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Oregon State University in 2012 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She is certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and has a special interest in pain management. She enjoys treating both livestock and pets of all species.
Outside of work, she loves spending time outdoors with her husband and two children. Her animal family includes two dogs, two cats, a rabbit, and 4 chickens.
Ariel Sullivan, CVT
Denise Lorentzen, CVT
Kat Engelhart, CVT