Dr. Mike Jones has a beautiful wife, Katie, 2 wonderful sons and a gorgeous daughter. In addition, he has a wonderful step-daughter and two grandsons. He also has three canine kids Sadie a Westie/Scottie cross, Wrigley a Beagle, and Rizzo a Golden Doodle.
He is a founding member of the National Veterinary Laser Society and Past President of the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association for 2006. Dr Jones also helps and serves multiple rescue groups.
His special Interests include: Cardiology, laser surgery, internal medicine and ultrasonagraphy.
Dr. Todd Yeagley, a 3rd generation native Tulsan, graduated from Oologah-Talala High School in 1994. He holds a degree in business management and economics from Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. While at Baker University, Dr. Yeagley studied abroad at Harlaxton University in England. Dr. Yeagley attended the University of Notre Dame Law School and practiced law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Yeagley then returned to his native Oklahoma in 2003 and later earned a degree in veterinary medicine from Oklahoma State University. Upon graduation, Dr. Yeagley was selected for advanced studies as an Oklahoma State University Small Animal Medicine and Surgery intern. As an intern, Dr. Yeagley published a noted article in the journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and has lectured on the canine parasites classified under the Babesia genus. After his internship, he published an additional article on Babesia in the journal Veterinary Clinical Pathology. Dr. Yeagley has also lectured on the changing landscape of the law and veterinary medicine. Dr. Yeagley joined Woodland West Animal Hospital in 2010.
Dr. Yeagley has a daughter, Maeve, and two sons, Cormac and John Cliett. In his spare time, Dr. Yeagley enjoys fly fishing, canoeing, hiking, music and spending time with his children.
Dr. Jana Bone is originally from Wichita, Kansas but often calls Stillwater, Oklahoma home. After spending a number of years there while in school she developed a great sense of community there. Dr. Bone is currently the third veterinarian in her family to graduate from Oklahoma State University. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oklahoma State University. Upon graduation, Dr. Bone was selected for advanced studies in Small Medicine and Surgery at Mission MedVet in Mission, Kansas. During her studies she has developed a special interest in ophthalmology.
Dr. Bone has a chocolate Labrador Retriever, she rescued as a puppy with a broken leg, named Ruby Tuesday, a fluffy Golden Doodle named Penelope Pearl, and a Dachshund named Molly. In her spare time she enjoys anything outdoors: camping, fishing, hiking and landscaping. She is a sports enthusiast and bleeds orange! She also enjoys live music, cook outs, wine tasting, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Amber Nissen was born and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She is married to her amazing husband, Cody, who is a firefighter. They have three mixed breed fur kids, Probe, Aqua and Carmen, whom have all been rescued. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Northeastern State University. She moved to the beautiful island of Grenada to attend St. George’s University for her first year of Veterinary school in 2011, and then transferred to Oklahoma State University where she received her DVM degree in 2016. Her special interests include ophthalmology, canine and feline wellness and physical rehab. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, CrossFit and traveling.
We are pleased to announce that Dr Nissen and Cody are expecting their first child in March of 2018!!!
Dr. Sam Ketcher graduated from Dewey High School in Dewey Oklahoma in 2010. After completion of high school, Dr. Ketcher attended Rogers State University in Bartlesville for her freshman year of college. She then transferred to Tulsa Community College for her sophomore year. For her junior year, Dr. Ketcher transferred Oklahoma State University in Stillwater Oklahoma where she would remain for the next five years until her completion of her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Dr. Ketcher’s special interests include small animal internal medicine and surgery. Dr. Ketcher has one son, a miniature Australian Shepard and Border collie mix named Liam. She also has two daughters, a Siamese mix named Aries, and a domestic short hair named Ava. In her spare time, Dr. Ketcher enjoys playing video games with her little brothers, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Jessica Lipstate-Temple joined our team in July of 2015. She grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. After graduation, she attended The University of California Merced where she received her bachelor’s degree in human biological sciences with an emphasis in molecular biology. There she co-authored a research paper on carbon nanotube scaffoldings and its application in human nerve growth. After graduation she decided to pursue her passion and attended veterinary school at St. Matthew’s University on the beautiful island of Grand Cayman. During her studies she received numerous awards such as the Pfizer Anatomy and Physiology Awards. She finished her clinical year at the University of Minnesota Veterinary College. Dr. Lipstate-Temple graduated at the top of her veterinary class as the valedictorian. Upon completion of her final year of veterinary school she was selected for internship in small animal internal medicine and surgery at Oklahoma State University. After completing this internship she moved to the Tulsa area to join Woodland West Animal Hospital family.
Dr. Lipstate-Temple enjoys capoeira (a Brazilian martial art) , camping, hiking, and pretty much all-outdoor adventure as well as spending time with her four legged kids.
Dr. Taylor Barranco was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She first joined the Woodland West team in 2010 as a veterinary assistant during her undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State University. There, she obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science. Following graduation, Dr. Barranco went on to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, graduating from Oklahoma State University in 2017. Her special interest include soft tissue surgery, wound management, and ophthalmology.
In her spare time, Dr. Barranco enjoys time spent out with her husband and friends. She is also an avid gardener, baker, and DIYer. Dr. Barranco and her husband have a one-eyed canine kid named Bailey.