Dr. Hoelscher is a veterinarian at Animal Hospital of Verona, joining our team in January 2011. Growing up in southern Illinois, he now happily resides in New Glarus, Wisconsin. He received an undergraduate degree in medical biology from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville in 2001 and undertook his veterinary studies at Ross University, earning a DVM degree in 2005. Prior to joining Animal Hospital of Verona, he spent time practicing in both Sun Prairie and Oregon, Wisconsin. He is a member of the American Veterinary Dental Society, the International Academy of Pain Management, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) and American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Dr. Hoelscher has extensive training and experience in the field of advanced veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. He uses his training and experiences not only to educate pet owners on the importance of dentistry in their pets, but also to provide continuing education to veterinarians and veterinary staff across the country. Dr. Hoelscher prides himself in offering the highest level of oral care for his patients by offering the most up-to-date skills, techniques and equipment. Some of these procedures include root canal therapy, orthodontics, guided tissue regeneration and numerous periodontal and oral surgeries. He has also worked with the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation (PEIVDF), which provides volunteer dental care to animal sanctuaries and zoos across the world.
Dr. Hoelscher believes in providing the best medical care possible to his clients and the cherished members of their family. He is interested in all aspects of dentistry and oral surgery, canine behavior, and oncology (cancer). Outside of work he enjoys golfing, running, cycling, cooking and spending time with his wife and son. Dr. Hoelscher has many pets including two donkeys — Sal & Sabina, a German Shepherd mix named Sydney, and three cats — Chester, Kiley & Petey!