Surgery Services

Our services are available to patients referred by veterinarians in private practice and to horse-owners without referrals. To schedule an appointment for your animal, please call our reception staff at (765) 494-8548 between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday. 

In case of emergency, call the same number and tell the operator that you have an animal emergency. The operator will contact the clinician on call who will return your call.  

Normal receiving hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with appointments scheduled at 9:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We provide emergency care for sick or injured horses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

About Our Staff


Jan F. Hawkins, DVM, DACVS

Aubrey N. (Nickie) Baird, DVM, MS, DACVS

Stephen B. Adams, D.V.M., M.S. , DACVS

Timothy Lescun, DVM, B.V.Sc., M.S., DACVS

Sarah Waxman, DVM


Alec Davern-Fecker, DVM

Caroline Gillespie, DVM

Jesus Hermida, DVM


Pat Navarre, RVT, Technician Supervisor

Molly Cripe Birt, RVT

Kara Matli, RVT

Common Conditions Treated/Procedures Offered


Colic Surgery

Soft Tissue

Special Equipment/Technology



Shockwave Therapy

Digital Radiology

CT(Computer Temography)

Click here for more information on our current clinical studies.

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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