Dr. Tom Skadron graduated from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Afterward, he served an internship in medicine, surgery, and exotics at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. He has been practicing at the Skadron Animal Hospital since 1993. Dr. Skadron has a special interest in small animal medicine and surgery and has served on the board of several veterinary organizations, including The Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota and the Veterinary Hospital Association.
Dr. Teri Skadron
Dr. Teri Skadron graduated from the Ohio State School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Before arriving at Skadron Animal Hospital, she interned in medicine, surgery, and exotics at Animal Medical Center in New York City. She has a special interest in exotic animal medicine and is a veterinary acupuncturist. She became certified with IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society) in 2003.
Dr. Heidi DeVries
She was originally from Iowa and obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. Dr. Devries spent the last 13 years working in general practice and emergency medicine in California and Virginia. Her professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry, and client education. She and her husband have three amazing children that keep them very busy. She enjoys running, reading, gardening, cooking, cheering on her kids, and spending time outdoors with her family.
Dr. Joan Moore
Dr. Moore has worked at Skadron Animal Hospital since 1981. She continues to maintain her presence in a consulting role.
Dr. Keelia Ciernia
Dr. Ciernia graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary School in 2012. She obtained her BA from Providence College in RI and graduated from Breck High School. She worked in Minnetonka for 6+ years after graduation. Dr. Ciernia worked at Skadron Animal Hospital 12 years ago, prior to and while attending veterinary school. She lives in Chaska with her husband and three kiddos (two boys and a girl). She also lives with 1 rescue Dane/Shepard cross ( Dexter) and 3 rescue cats ( Ruthie, Jeter, and Yogi). Her special interests include internal medicine and gastrointestinal issues. She has a special love for German shepherds, flatcoated retrievers, and cats!
Dr. Abigail Clement
Dr. Clement is originally from Wisconsin. She went to UW Stevens Point, where she ran sprints on the Track and Field team and obtained her bachelor’s degree. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical School in 2021. Her professional interests include strengthening the human-animal bond, internal medicine, and preventative care. She lives in St. Paul with her significant other, Dan, and two Bernese Mountain Dogs, Moose (left) and Teddy (right). Outside the hospital, you’ll find her camping, playing board games, gardening, or running.