Meet our Orthopedic Veterinarian

Meet Our Veterinary Team

  • Chris Horstman
    DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, MBA
    Founder
    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
    Staff Surgeon

    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). 

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  • Desmond Tan
    BVSc (HONS)
    Practice limited to surgery

    Dr. Desmond Tan grew up in Singapore, and graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He then pursued specialty training in New York City and Washington DC.

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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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  • 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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  • Amanda O.
    Veterinary Technician 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.
    Veterinary Technician 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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  • Erika S.
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Erika is from New Jersey. She moved to the Midwest, after graduating Penn State with a Bachelor of science in Wildlife and Fisheries. 

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  • Hayden E.
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Hayden is from Lincoln, NE and is currently enrolled at UNO as pre-veterinary medicine student. 

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  • Justice S.
    Veterinary Technician Assistant

    Justice is born and raised in Nebraska. She graduated early from Millard West High School. Working with animals was always her dream. 

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  • Sarah F.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon.

  • Hannah M.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Hannah, is an Iowa native who grew up around cattle, dogs and cats. She knew from a young age that she wanted to work with animals.

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  • Rachel B.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Rachel grew up and still currently lives in Crescent, Iowa. She’s known that she’s wanted to help animals since she was in kindergarten. She finally made those dreams happen in 2017 when she started her journey to become a veterinary technician and later graduated from Iowa Western Community College in 2019.

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  • Brittany R.
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Bio coming soon.

  • Emily G.

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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:

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Sunday:

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