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Meet our Cold Spring Large Animal Team
Dr. Kevin Koll
Dr. Koll is a 1997 graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Koll's professional interests include bovine medicine and surgery, herd health programs, and equine medicine and surgery. Dr. Koll is originally from Bird Island, MN.
Dr. Tom Carlson
Dr. Tom grew up on a farm in Chokio, Minnesota. In 1989 he graduated from the University of Minnesota with his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Since then he has worked at the Cold Spring/St. Joseph/Paynesville Veterinary Clinic. His professional duties have always included all species of animals: large and small.
He lives on a hobby farm with horses, sheep, cats, chickens, etc. In his spare time he and his family produce pure maple syrup every spring. He gardens a lot during our short growing season and goes fishing way less than he ought to.
Dr. Chris Powers
Dr. Powers grew up on a dairy farm near Hawick, MN. He graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. His professional interests include bovine ultrasound, calf management, and bovine medicine. In his spare time, Dr. Powers enjoys traveling, grilling, and spending time with his wife Marta.
Dr. Katie Gilbertson
Dr. Katie grew up on a dairy farm in Detroit Lakes, MN. She graduated with her veterinary degree from Iowa State University in 2017. Her large animal interests include bovine medicine, surgery and herd health management. She also enjoys small animal surgery, ophthalmology, cardiology and preventative medicine. Katie lives in St. Cloud with her Jack Russell Terrier mix, Tucker. In her spare time she enjoys running with her dog, exploring local and state parks, golfing and trying new food/drink places.