Dr. Brian FrankPractice Owner/ Veterinarian
Dr. Frank and his wife Cheryl have 3 children and 1 dog 'Tia'. They are members of Christ Church of Oronogo, where they are active in the youth ministry. His hobbies include gardening, hunting, dirt bike riding, and spending time with his family. Dr. Frank is a 1993 graduate of Kansas State University.
Dr. William SorrickPractice Owner/ Veterinarian
Dr. Sorrick has 2 children. He attends the Carterville Christian Church. His hobbies include scuba diving, bicycling, his '56 Ford Pickup, and quiet mornings and evenings with a good book. Dr. Sorrick is a 1982 graduate of Kansas State University
Dr. Julia GaitherVeterinarian
Dr. Gaither grew up on a farm in Maryville, Missouri. Her husband John is a rancher. They have two sons and two cats. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities, scrapbooking and cooking. She is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Dr. Gaither is a 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri.
Dr. Chaille BatesVeterinarian
Dr. Bates has 3 Jack Russells, a cocker spaniel and 3 Arabian horses. Her husband Dillon is an Arabian horse trainer. In her free time she enjoys showing horses. Dr. Bates is a 2009 graduate of Louisiana State University.
Dr. Stephen ShortVeterinarian
Dr. Short has 2 daughters, 1 son and 'Henny Penny' his dog. He is a member of the United Methodist Church of Jasper Missouri. His hobbies include riding horses, scuba diving, and flying. Dr. Short is a 1983 graduate of the University of Missouri- Columbia.
Michael BowenPractice ManagerMichael has dogs, birds and tropical fish. He graduated with a MBA from Pitt State in 2011 . Michael's wife Lyndsey is the Assistant Artistic Director of the Midwest Regional Ballet. Michael has experience in various small business management and several years working in veterinary medicine. Education: Pittsburg State University 2011
Adam GardnerOperations Manager
Adam has 2 daughters and 1 dog, 'Brodinski'. His wife Leeann is an Executive Assistant/Treasury Analyst at Leggett & Platt. Adam has been in the animal health industry since 2003 and has been with MPC since 2008. When not at MPC, he enjoys fishing, golfing and spending time with family.
Jackie WilsonFront Desk Administrator
Jackie has 1 son, 1 daughter and her cat 'Jolene'. Jackie and her husband Scott enjoy canoeing, cooking, spending time outdoors with family and friends, and storm watching. Jackie has been with MPC since 2003.
Jacqueline StehmVeterinary Assistant
Jacqueline and her husband, Clayton, have 3 dogs and 3 cats. When not at MPC, she enjoys attending Renaissance Festivals and traveling to far off destinations. Her passion for animals led her to the animal health industry in 2014 and she has been with MPC since 2016.