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 attended the American College of Veterinary Surgeons conference in October, 2017, in Indianapolis focusing on orthopedic, cancer, and ear/nose/throat surgical procedures. He also 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. 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 lectures in Jackson, Wyoming in September, 2017, where she focused on cardiology, emergency medicine and critical care. She also attended the International Veterinary Seminars Meeting in Sedona in March, 2015.

 

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. Dr. Terry is a member of the Veterinary Dental Society. In her spare time, she enjoys showing horses with her husband, Matt, and their two daughters.

Ongoing Education . . .   Dr. Terry attended the Northern American Veterinary Community’s annual VMX conference in Orlando, Florida in February, 2018, where she focused on cancer diagnosis and treatment, soft tissue surgery, laser therapy, and hospital management. She also attended the American Animal Hospital Association’s annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee in April, 2017, where she focused on dentistry and hospital management. 

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 Northern American Veterinary Community’s annual VMX conference in Orlando, Florida in February, 2018, where she focused on cytology, hematology, oncology, and kidney disease. Dr. Gayle also attended the American Animal Hospital Association’s annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee in April, 2017, where she focused on dentistry and hospital management. Additionally, she has completed courses in advanced veterinary ultrasonography at Michigan State University and at the Academy of Veterinary Imaging in Arlington, Texas.

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 2017 Midwest Veterinary Conference in Ohio where she focused on cardiology and dentistry. She completed further hands-on training at the conference during a dentistry wet lab.  Dr. Olenka also attended the 2016 Midwest Veterinary Conference focusing on hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, dentistry, emergency medicine, neurology, respiratory disease and wound management.

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 Midwest Veterinary Conference in 2017, focusing her continued education in dentistry and gastrointestinal disease. She also attended the Western Veterinary Conference in 2016. While at Western, she attended lectures that focused on dermatology, feline internal medicine and behavior.

Dr. Kelly Wensing

Dr. Kelly Wensing

Dr. Kelly was born in Illinois, but spent most of her younger years as a child growing up in Arizona. She earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine from The Ohio State University in 2014, and completed a surgical and medicine rotating internship at Oklahoma State University. Before joining our team, Dr. Kelly spent two years in Boston practicing emergency medicine. Her veterinary interests include radiology and emergency medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys running, biking, hiking and spending time with her husband and cat Cas.

Ongoing Education… Dr. Kelly recently attended the 2018 MidWest Veterinary Conference in Columbus, Ohio for continued education. While at the conference she attended lectures that focused on internal medicine and feline dentistry. Dr. Kelly also attended hands-on continued education in canine dentistry during the summer of 2017.