Dr. Joseph Kamer
Dr. Kamer is a 1989 Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine graduate. He started practice with a one year internship in Las Vegas, Nevada before returning to his native town of Topeka. He was an associate of Burlingame Road Animal Hospital for three years before opening Veterinary Medical & Surgical Hospital of Topeka in spring of 1994. His special interests include complex and routine surgical cases. Some of his current focus is on orthopedic fracture repair, total hip replacements, TPLO ACL repair, critical care and emergency procedures for the critical patient. His latest endeavors are in minimally invasive surgical techniques using laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and arthroscopy.
Dr. Joshua Hahn
Dr. Joshua Hahn is a Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine graduate who joined VMSH in August 2012. After becoming a Registered Vet Technician, he moved with his wife to Manhattan to pursue a Bachelor in Animal Science from KSU. Prior to starting Vet Med School, he worked as a Registered Vet Tech in a private practice and at KSU College of Veterinary Medicine Oncology Department. Dr. Hahn has a special interest in educating clients on the importance of nutrition and preventative medicine. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children along with being a Cub Scout Assistant Leader for Pack 92 in Wamego, KS.
Aurora, Veterinary Assistant
Currently pursuing a degree as a Veterinary Technician. Aurora enjoys spending time with her dog and 2 cats.
Lindsay, Veterinary Assistant
Lindsay followed in the footsteps of her mother whom was a veterinary assistant for 35 years. Since she spent most of her spare time loving animals and aspired to provide them with help in their times of need, becoming a veterinary assistant was her destiny. She aims to make each client visit feel welcoming, comfortable and enjoyable. She lives by the adage that life is short and to live everyday to the fullest in addition to remembering to enjoy the simple things. With that said, she has a lot of love in her home that includes her 3 human daughters, 4 dogs, an African Grey parrot, a mini potbelly pig, a rat, a hedgehog, 4 anoles, 3 green tree frogs, a dumpy tree frog, a bunny & a pixie frog!!
Lynn, Office Manager/ Receptionist
Lynn was born with a leash in her hand. She always had a passion for animals and a love for learning which led her to a career in veterinary medicine. Lynn works to ensure that each client’s needs are met beyond the highest possible expectation. When not hard at work, she spends her time with her husband and 3 kids along with her kennel of American and French Bulldogs which she competes with in conformation, Rally obedience, IPO, and other dog sports.
Amber grew up around animals and developed a passion in their care. She is committed to ensuring that owners and their pets get quality care and are happy with their services here at Veterinary Medical & Surgical Hospital of Topeka. Her family includes 2 cats, Amelia & Jorah, and 2 human children, Avery & Piper. Amber’s motto is live life to the fullest and animals make it better
Al, Kennel Technician
Alvaro believes in being kind and patient to all creatures. This philosophy led him to the veterinary medical field where he works hard to give owners and pets the best service possible. When Al is not at the clinic, he spends his time with his wife, kids and his dachshund, Molly.
Alexis, Kennel Technician
Alexis grew up on a farm around animals and her love to help take care of and treat animals has lead her to a career in the veterinary field. Her belief of doing the best you can with what you have got has pushed her to work with us here at Veterinary Medical & Surgical Hospital of Topeka in addition to attending school at Allen County Community College. She loves to spoiling our boarding clients and learn more and more about veterinary medicine. Alexis and her boyfriend are parents to Luna, an Australian Cattle Dog and Kaiser, a German Shepherd.
Nicole always had a lover for animals and a creative passion for hair and makeup. This is why she loves being a groomer! While ideally a beautiful haircut or bath & blowout is the goal, a pet’s comfort and happiness during the process is her priority. When she is not making our clients look and feel their best, she is home with her partner, Scout along with her two cats, Betty & Gidget and her two dogs, June the Miniature Pinscher & Remy the Yorkie/Bichon mix.