Thanks to Dr. Ana and Dr. Kacey for keeping Haley healthy.
Dr. Lisa Gerleman Lehman
Dr. Gerleman graduated Summa Cum Laude from Colorado State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in veterinary science. That same year she became a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi by election of the Chapter at Colorado State University. In 1993, Dr. Gerleman graduated first in her class from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. She was also elected to membership in the Theta Chapter of the Society of Phi Zeta, the Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine. During her attendance in veterinary school, and with the sponsorship of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, Dr. Gerleman was selected by an infectious disease expert to help design a definitive diagnostic test for a common parasite that causes life threatening disease in humans and animals. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Gerleman worked with the veterinary dermatologists at Colorado State University before moving into private small animal practice. In 1997, after working with a number of veterinary practices and specialists in Colorado, she founded Polo Springs Veterinary Hospital and currently serves as its hospital director. Dr. Gerleman’s professional interests include internal medicine, surgery, preventative care and emergency medicine. After over 20 years in veterinary practice, Dr. Gerleman is most thankful for the personal relationships she has developed with so many wonderful clients and devoted staff members. Her highest honor is the confidence and trust given to her by the people who have chosen Polo Springs for their veterinary care.
Dr. Anastasia Meadows
Dr. Anastasia Meadows graduated with honors from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University in 2007. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in microbiology from the University of Michigan in 2003. While studying as an undergraduate, Dr. Meadows took advanced courses in infectious disease from The University of Michigan’s Medical School as well as the School of Public Health. Dr. Meadows was awarded an opportunity, based on her academic excellence in veterinary college, to participate in innovative rabies research at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia. These combined experiences led to her clinical interest in infectious diseases, specifically those with human health implications. In addition, Dr. Meadows has a professional interest in dentistry, gastroenterology, endocrinology, urology and hematology.
Following her graduation from veterinary college, Dr. Meadows joined the team at Polo Springs Veterinary Hospital in 2007. In her spare time, Dr. Meadows enjoys distance running and triathlons. She has competed in marathons, ultra-marathons and Ironman triathlons. Her favorite running partner is her Labrador Retriever Rhett. Her cat Riley prefers to stay at home and enjoy her time without the dog.
Dr. Kacey Van Brimmer
Dr. Van Brimmer attended The Ohio State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in just three years with a Bachelor of Science in biology with an emphasis in microbiology. She continued her studies at The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine, where she excelled academically, developing a strong interest in small animal surgery, animal behavior, and the human – animal bond.
In 2005 she completed her studies and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, graduating first in her class. After graduation, Dr. Van Brimmer moved to Colorado Springs to join the staff of Polo Springs Veterinary Hospital. Her professional interests include surgery, dentistry, behavior, and disease prevention. She especially enjoys counseling new pet owners and watching the relationships develop between pets and their human families.
Kacey enjoys outdoor pursuits, particularly hiking, running and mountain biking, as well as spending time with her husband, children, cat and 2 dogs.