Our Team

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

    Our Doctors

  • Larry Baker

    DVM, FAVD, Diplomate AVDC

    Dr. Baker graduated from the University of Illinois College…
  • Devin Forden

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Devin Forden graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in May,…
  • Julie Voelker

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Voelker graduated from the University of Illinois, earning her DVM degree, in May…
  • Alison Vancouver

    Veterinarian

    Alison grew up in Michigan and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of…
  • Jennifer Rojas- Watkins

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Rojas-Watkins joined the Northgate Staff in the spring…
  • Jillian McDaniel

    Clinical Trials Veterinarian

    Management

  • Becca

    Practice Manager, CVT

    Becca joined the Northgate team in 2011. She became our Practice Manager in 2020. Becca…
  • Angee

    Management Team

    Angee Joined our Northgate team in 1997. She developed our computer network and from…

    Certified Veterinary Technicians

  • 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 for the…
  • Laura

    CVT

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

    CVT

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

    CVT

    Ryan joined the…
  • Tiarre

    CVT

    Tiarre is Dr. Baker's dentistry technician. If your pet needs a dentistry specialist…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Ben

  • 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…
  • Carol

    Veterinary Assistant

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

    Veterinary Assistant

    Alyssa started working at Northgate Pet Clinic as a Veterinary Assistant in 2020. She got…
  • Lisa L.

    Veterinary Assistant

    Lisa joined the Northgate team in July 2002. She started as a receptionist and became a…
  • Bekah

    Veterinary Assistant

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

    Veterinary Assistant, Dr. Baker's Dental Assistant

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

  • Melissa M. M.

    Veterinary Assistant

    Melissa joined the Northgate team in March 2018. She was a zookeeper for 10 years, has…
  • Melissa M.

  • Mandie

    Mandie joined our Northgate team in 2019. She graduated from the Minnesota School of…

    Client Care Representatives

  • Cyndi

    Client Care Representative Supervisor

    Cyndi joined the Northgate team in 2014. She is our Client Care Representative Supervisor.…
  • Colby

    Client Care Representative

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

    Tiana joined the Northgate team in 2020. She is originally from Massachusetts, and moved…
  • Sydnee

    Sydnee is a native of the Decatur area. She joined our Northgate team in December of 2020.…
  • Deja

  • Trevor

    Trevor joined our Northgate team in 2021. He is a veterinary assistant in Clinical Trials…
  • Hayleigh

  • Brooke

    Brooke joined our Northgate team in 2020. She lives in Clinton with her fiancé, Levi,…

    Kennel Assistant

  • Faith

    Faith joined our Northgate team in September 2020. She is currently a high school student,…

    Maintenance

  • Stephenie

    Stephenie joined our Northgate team in December 2002. She started as a veterinary…

    Clinical Trials Facility

  • Tori

    Clinical Trials Coordinator

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

    Clinical Trials Veterinary Assistant

    Danielle joined the Northgate team in 2015. She is part of the Clinical Trials team, but…