Our caring and compassionate veterinary team!

We work hard to maintain an excellent staff of doctors, receptionists, technicians and assistants. Our staff is a close-knit group, and has been carefully chosen to provide the best care for your pet. All staff members participate in continuing education programs. Most have special interests or areas of expertise within the practice. All, of course have pets of their own. We’re glad you’ve chosen us as your pet’s health care team.

Dr. Steen

Veterinarian

Ryan Steen, DVM graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2000. Dr. Steen worked at Frey Pet Hospital long before his graduation, working as a kennel staff member during the summers and winter breaks.

Dr. Feuerbach

Veterinarian

Jennifer Feuerbach DVM joined the Frey Pet Hospital team in 2004. Dr. Feuerbach grew up in rural northeast Nebraska and chose to pursue her education at Iowa State where she received her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees.

Dr. Ayers

Veterinarian

Preston Ayers, DVM joined Frey Pet Hospital after graduating from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.

Dr. Kingus

Veterinarian

Heather Kingus, DVM, originally from Waterloo, practiced for four years in Naperville, Illinois before joining Frey Pet Hospital in 2006.

Dr. Reierson

Veterinarian

Dixie Reierson, DVM joined Frey Pet Hospital in 1989. She has a special interest in behavior, internal medicine, and nutrition.

Dr. Koopman

Veterinarian

Kathy Koopman, DVM joined Frey Pet Hospital in 1996, after practicing veterinary medicine in Arizona for a number of years.

Dr. Reimer

Veterinarian

Brent Reimer, DVM, DACVS-SA, was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa for his undergraduate studies where he double majored in biology and botany.

Dr. Brightman

Veterinarian

Alan Brightman, DVM, MS, DACVO is a board certified Ophthalmologist. He earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kanas State University in 1974.

Hospital Administrator

Nichole Gabridge M.M., CVPM

Hospital Administrator

Nichole Gabridge M.M., CVPM is Hospital Administrator for Frey Pet Hospital. Before joining Frey, Gabridge worked in Rochester, Michigan overseeing a seven doctor practice.

Staff

Amanda

Staff

Amanda is a Board Certified Veterinary Anesthetist and a Registered Veterinary Technician.

Mallory

Staff

Graduating from the assistant program at Kirkwood Community College in 2007, Mallory joined our team in 2012.

Angela

Staff

As a Registered Veterinary Technician, Angela has been a proud member of the Frey Pet Hospital team since 2012. Angela graduated from the Kirkwood Community College Veterinary Technician program in 2013.

Heidi

Staff

Heidi has been in the veterinary field since 1999, when she began her veterinary assisting career. Heidi has been part of the Frey Pet Hospital team since 2012 and works in several areas of the hospital.

Jenny

Staff

Coming from Marshaltown Jenny moved to Cedar Rapids in 2015. Jenny brings many years of experience, prior to working her she spent time in a small animal and exotic pet clinic.

Chelsea

Staff

A recent graduate from Kirkwood’s Veterinary Technician Program, Chelsea joined Frey Pet Hospital in 2014.

Chantal

Staff

As a Registered Veterinary Technician Chantal joined the team in 2007. Chantal enjoys learning new treatment methods and the latest technology.

Kathy

Staff

Hola! Let us introduce you to Kathy, a veterinary assistant in the Frey Pet Hospital family. Kathy speaks fluent Spanish and loves to give tips on authentic Mexican cooking.

Carolyn

Staff

Eighteen years have flown by for Carolyn who joined Frey Pet Hospital in 1997. She has worked in all areas of the hospital, from assistant to customer service representative.

Scott

Staff

Scott has been an integral part of Frey Pet Hospital since 1996. Scott graduated from Kirkwood Community college in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and also graduated from Capella University in Network Administration.

Christiane

Staff

After working in the human medical field, Christiane joined Frey Pet Hospital in 2015. However, prior to that we knew Christiane and her family as loyal clients, bringing their dear 11-year-old Beagle named Lucky to us for care.

Magda

Staff

Dziendobry! Meet Magdalena, a member of the Frey team since 2013. She is from Warsaw, Poland and speaks fluent Polish. Magda is fabulously attentive to the needs of our patients, clients, and her co-workers.

Jennifer

Staff

Meet Jennifer, who has worked here at Frey Pet Hospital since 2001. In 2012 Jennifer became a Certified Laser Therapist.

Amy

Staff

As a Registered Veterinary Technician, Amy has been a team member since 2002. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 2004 as a Registered Veterinary Technician.

Kathy

Staff

Since 1996, Kathy’s warm welcome at the front desk has made folks feel right at home when they enter Frey Pet Hospital.

Megan

Staff

As a customer service representative and a technician assistant, Megan is one of our team members who can work in multiple areas.

Chelsea P

Staff

Meet Chelsea! She is a dedicated staff member who has worked in many areas of the hospital. She currently is a veterinary assistant for the Frey Pet Hospital team and has proudly served us since 2007.

Joey

Staff

As a customer service representative, Joey has been greeting clients and patients since 1998.

Michele

Staff

As one of our most tenured employees, Michele has been a part of the Frey family since 1984. Her long-standing relationship with our clients can be seen in the care she gives our patients.

Tara

Staff

Tara has been a notable part of the Frey Pet Hospital Team since 1997, as a Registered Veterinary Technician. Having been with the team for an extended period of time, Tara helps train new staff members and takes them under her wing.

Heather

Staff

Meet Heather, one of our veterinary assistants here at Frey Pet Hospital. She has been part of our family since 2013. Having a long love for animals, Heather started in the animal care industry in 2006.