Our Team

Our veterinarians, and veterinary team, will provide your pet with exceptional veterinary care.

    Our Doctors

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    Amy Wade-Orndorf

    DVM

    Dr. Wade-Orndorff graduated from the University of IL College of Veterinary Medicine, in…
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    Becky Reardon

    DVM

    Dr. Reardon is a 2002 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary…
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    Devin Forden

    DVM

    Dr. Devin Forden graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in May,…
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    Jennifer Rojas

    DVM

    Dr. Rojas joined the Northgate Staff in the spring of 2006.…
  • Dr Julie

    Julie Voelker

    DVM

    Dr. Voelker graduated from the University of Illinois, earning her DVM degree, in May…
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    Larry Baker

    DVM, FAVD, Diplomate AVDC

    Dr. Baker graduated from the University of Illinois College…
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    Teresa Schecker

    DVM

    Dr. Schecker graduated from the University of Illinois, earning her DVM degree, in May…

    Management

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    Angee

    Accounting/IT Administrator

    Angee has been our Computer Network Administrator and Business Manager for 18 years.…
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    Melissa

    CVT, CVPM

    Melissa joined our Northgate team in 1999 and became our Practice Manager in December…

    Certified Veterinary Technicians

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    Becca

    CVT, Dr. Baker's Dental Assistant, Volunteer Coordinator

    Becca joined the Northgate team in 2011. She is Dr Baker's "right hand technician" and…
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    Jeni

    CVT

    Jeni is a Certified Veterinary Technician and has been with the Northgate team since 2013.…
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    Kaylee

    CVT

    Kaylee joined Northgate in May 2011, after graduating from Parkland College as a Certified…
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    Kristen

    CVT

    Kristen joined the Northgate team in June of 2009. She also works full-time at the…
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    Laura

    CVT

    Laura joined the Northgate team in April 2010.  Laura became a Certified Veterinary…
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    Lisa

    CVT

    Lisa is one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians and has been with Northgate since…
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    Ryan

    CVT

    Ryan joined the…
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    Sarah

    CVT

    Sarah joined Northgate in August of 2009. Prior to joining our team, she had many years of…

    Veterinary Assistants

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    Abbie

    Veterinary Assistant

    Abbie joined the Northgate Team in February of 2017. She graduated from Black Hawk College…
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    Alex

    Veterinary Assistant

    He has worked part-time at NPC since 2014. Alex started working as a receptionist and now…
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    Angie

    Veterinary Assistant, Community Outreach Coordinator, Social Media Administrator, Behavior Consultant

    Angie has been a part of the Northgate team since 1995. She has a special interest in…
  • Bekah, Veterinary Assistant

    Bekah

    Veterinary Assistant

    Bekah began working at Northgate in 2010. She also volunteered and job-shadowed, at the…
  • Brianna, Receptionist Supervisor

    Brianna

    Veterinary Assistant

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    Bridget

    Veterinary Assistant

    Bridget graduated from Millikin University in 2015, with a B.S. in Biology. She has two…
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    Carol

    Veterinary Assistant

    Carol joined the Northgate team, as a veterinary assistant, in November, 2016. She has…
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    Danielle

    Veterinary Assistant

    Danielle joined the Northgate team in 2015. Before joining us, she worked in the…
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    Kimmy

    Veterinary Assistant

    Kimmy joined the Northgate team in July of 2017. She also works at Macon County Animal…
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    Lisa

    Veterinary Assistant

    Lisa joined the Northgate team in July 2002. She started as a Client Care…
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    Morgan

    Veterinary Assistant

    Morgan joined the Northgate team in 2013.  She is currently enrolled in the Penn Foster…
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    Morgan C.

    Veterinary Assistant

    Morgan joined the Northgate team in 2010. She has been a veterinary assistant, but is…
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    Raven

    Veterinary Assistant

    Raven joined the Northgate team in May of 2017. She is going into her second year at…
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    Shandra

    Veterinary Assistant

    Shandra is currently studying to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She has two…
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    Stephenie

    Veterinary Assistant, Hills Nutritional Advocate, Ward Supervisor

    Stephenie joined our Northgate team in December 2002. She is a veterinary assistant and…

    Client Care Representatives

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    Abbi

    Client Care Representative

    Abbi joined the Northgate team in 2015. Prior to joining us, she was a pre-kindergarten…
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    Baylie

    Client Care Representative

    Baylie joined the Northgate Team in August of 2016. She recently graduated from Richland…
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    Colby

    Client Care Representative

    Colby joined our team shortly after moving here from Nashville, Tennessee in March of…
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    Cyndi

    Client Care Representative Supervisor

    Cyndi joined the Northgate team in 2014. She is retired, after thirty-three years, from…
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    Jenna

    Client Care Representative

    Jenna joined our staff in March of 2017. She currently attends Millikin University for…
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    Sarah

    Receptionist & Hills Nutritional Advocate

    Sarah is a Client Care Representative that has been with the Northgate team for since…
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    Tori

    Client Care Representative

    Tori joined Northgate in September 2016. She graduated from the University of Illinois,…

    Kennel Assistant

  • Eric, Kennel Assistant

    Eric

    Kennel Assistant

    Maintenance

  • Alia, Maintenance

    Alia

    Maintenance

    Alia joined the Northgate staff in late 2014 and has quickly made herself at home here…
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    Bud

    Maintenance Supervisor

    Bud leads our maintenance team and keeps our facilities looking sharp and running…
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    Rex

    Maintenance

    Rex joined the Northgate team in 2015. He says, "I'm Northgate's best maintenance man!"…

    Clinical Trials Facility

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    Elaine

    Clinical Trials Coordinator

    Elaine joined our staff in August 2014, after retiring from a career in engineering. She…
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    Erin

    Clinical Trials Assistant

    Erin joined the Northgate team in October 2016. She worked in the veterinary field for…