Our Doctors


Dr. Douglas Morris

Dr. Douglas Morris

Dr. Doug grew up in the St. Louis area.  He graduated from the University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a post-doctoral training program in small animal medicine and surgery at Auburn University.  Dr. Doug’s special interest areas are general and orthopedic surgery.  He is a member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society.  Dr. Doug is certified to perform Penn Hip x-ray studies, a method for diagnosing hip dysplasia that is more accurate than the OFA technique.

Ongoing Education . . .  Dr. Doug recently attended an International Veterinary Seminars meeting in Chicago, IL on lameness in the dog and cat. Veterinary experts presented on infectious diseases that cause lameness, surgical procedures for the management of lameness, and physical therapy approaches for the post-operative patient. In addition, Dr. Doug attended the Veterinary Orthopedic Society annual meeting in Big Sky, Montana in March, 2016 and the World Veterinary Orthopedic Congress in Breckenridge, CO in March, 2014. Dr. Doug earned a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in May, 2013.

Dr. Julie Morris

Dr. Julie Morris

Dr. Julie was born and raised in South Bend. She graduated from Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and she completed an advanced, one year post-doctoral training program in small animal medicine and surgery at Auburn University. Dr. Julie’s special interest area is animal behavior.

Ongoing Education… Dr. Julie attended the International Veterinary Seminars Meeting in Sedona in March, 2015. In 2013, she attended both the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, and the International Veterinary Seminars Meeting in Key West. At these meeting, she learned the latest techniques and information regarding pet behavior problem management, internal medicine, and cardiology. She will be attending the Annual Michiana Veterinary Medical Association meeting in November, 2015, which will focus on providing exceptional client and patient care.

 

Dr. Terry Randolph

Dr. Terry Randolph

Dr. Terry grew up in central Ohio. She earned her veterinary degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University and joined Morris Animal Hospital in 1998. Dr. Terry’s special interest areas are advanced dentistry and endodontics.  In her spare time, she enjoys showing horses with her husband, Matt, and their two daughters.

Ongoing Education . . .   Dr. Terry attended the annual Midwest Veterinary Conference in Columbus, Ohio in February, 2015, where she focused on pancreatic disease, liver disease, and endocrine disease. She also attended an Ultrasound technique course at Michigan State University in June of 2014. Dr. Terry is a member of the Veterinary Dental Society.

Dr. Gayle O’Konski

Dr. Gayle O’Konski

Dr. Gayle was born and raised in southwest Michigan. She worked at Morris Animal Hospital for several years before attending Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined Morris Animal Hospital as an Associate Veterinarian in 2007.  Dr. Gayle’s special interest areas are ultrasonography, oncology, nutrition, and soft tissue surgery. She and her husband, Josh, have two children, and she enjoys running in her spare time.

Ongoing Education . . . Dr. Gayle attended the Michigan Veterinary Conference in Lansing in January, 2015, where she focused on a variety of specialties including neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, and internal medicine. Dr. Gayle completed additional seminars in cardiology and internal medicine outside of the annual conference in 2015 as well.  She completed a course in advanced veterinary ultrasonography at Michigan State University in June, 2013.

Dr. Olenka Peat

Dr. Olenka Peat

Dr. Olenka grew up in northeastern Indiana.  She attended St. Mary’s College in South Bend, and then graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Olenka completed an advanced, one year post-doctoral training program in small animal medicine and surgery at BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Medicine for Pets in Illinois.  She joined Morris Animal Hospital in 2013.  Dr. Olenka’s special interest areas include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and ultrasonography.

Ongoing Education… Dr. Olenka attended the 2014 Midwest Veterinary Conference in Ohio where she attended meetings focusing on dentistry and diabetes.  She also attended the 2015 Michigan Veterinary Conference focusing on internal medicine and dermatology. Additionally, she completed training in abdominal ultrasonography at Michigan State University.

Dr. Jamie Studtman

Dr. Jamie Studtman

Dr. Jamie grew up in the South Bend area. She earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Purdue University in 2014. During her fourth year of veterinary school, she completed her off-campus externship at Morris Animal Hospital. She joined the practice as an associate veterinarian in 2016. Dr. Jamie’s veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, dermatology, preventative care, and feline medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys rooting for the Chicago Bears, spending time with her husband, and practicing agility with her Shetland Sheepdog, Dash.

Ongoing Education… Dr. Jamie attended the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association Annual Conference in 2015, and the Western Veterinary Conference in 2016 for continue education. While at these conferences, she attended lectures that focused on dermatology, feline internal medicine and behavior.