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Meet our Orthopedic Veterinarian

Meet Our Veterinary Team

  • Chris Horstman
    DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, MBA
    Dr. Chris Horstman is the owner and Chief of Staff for the Sirius Veterinary Orthopedic Center. He was born in Creighton, Nebraska (northeastern Nebraska). His love for animals began at an early age; during visits to his family’s farms.
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  • Dirsko von Pfeil
    Dr.med.vet., DVM, DACVS-SA, DECVS, DACVSMR, Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University

    Dr. von Pfeil graduated from the Free University Berlin, Germany, in 2001 before being selected for an internship at Kansas State University (KSU). This was followed by the American DVM and a surgery residency and fellowship at Michigan State University (MSU). During that time he was elected as resident of the year by the MSU class 2006. In 2008 he became double-board certified with the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons. Following years of sports medicine related work, Dr. von Pfeil gained his third board-certification in 2016 with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. He worked as a professor in surgery at KSU and as specialty surgeon at referral centers in AK, VA and DC before joining Sirius Veterinary Orthopedic Center in 2018.

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  • Chelsea S.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Chelsea grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and she grew up knowing that she would go to school for veterinary medicine. After high school she worked at a few different veterinary clinics and began her path to becoming a licensed veterinary technician.

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  • Rachel H.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Rachel and her family moved from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE when she was 10 years old. Since moving to Omaha she has lived the good life. She attended Millard North High school and after receiving her diploma went straight to Vaterott College. Here she obtained a veterinary technician degree.
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  • Stephanie S.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Stephanie grew up in Milwaukee, WI. She attended the University of Wisconsin and received a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2010. Her love for animals lead her to pursue a Veterinary Technician degree from Madison College in 2012.

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  • Kayla T.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Kayla is born and raised in Omaha and has loved animals for as long as she can remember. She got her start in veterinary medicine 4 years ago working at a veterinary emergency clinic as a veterinary assistant and was inspired to attend Vet Tech school.
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  • Clarissa H.
    Vet Assistant
    Clarissa is currently enrolled at UNO and is majoring in environmental studies. She has worked in the veterinary field for approximately two years.
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  • Amanda O.
    Vet Assistant
    Amanda grew up in Gretna, Nebraska, and moved to Lincoln after graduating high school. She began working at the Nebraska Animal Medical Center as a veterinary technician assistant, while attending UNL for pre-vet.
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  • Breann B.
    Vet assistant

    Bre is a Midwest girl who has lived in Nebraska since she was nine. In 2004 she and her husband moved to Colorado, where she began her career with pets.

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  • Lindsey M.

    Bio coming soon.

  • Kathryn G.

    Bio and picture coming soon.

  • Hannah P.

    Bio and picture coming soon.

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Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed