“I love what I do here and I love the people I do it for.”
With a keen interest in performing a magnitude of complex orthopedic, laparoscopy, video endoscopy and soft tissue surgeries, Dr. Brian D. Schmidt is one of our skilled and most sought veterinarians.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois in 1980, Dr. Brian D. Schmidt completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois in 1982, joining the practice the same year. While in school, he was able to work as a research associate to one of the school's small animal surgeons -- allowing him to travel to other hospitals in the state as well as Vancouver, British Columbia assisting and learning numerous and complex surgical procedures.
A member of the Illinois State Veterinary Medicine Association, Dr. Schmidt is also a member of the AVMA and AAHA and is constantly continuing his education to maintain the high level of knowledge about the many problems and conditions that can be dealt with surgically.
Dr. Kathryne Hall is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Pine Bluff Animal Hospital in Morris, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois with her Bachelor of Science in Biology, and went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Dr. Hall is also certified in veterinary spinal manipulation therapy. Her areas of professional interest include dentistry, chiropractic care, feline care, and soft tissue surgery. Inspired by her passion for animals and science, Dr. Hall says the best part of being a veterinarian is helping sick animals and providing exceptional veterinary care.
Dr. Hall currently lives in Mokena, IL with her three dogs and one cat. Her dog, Etta is a Mexican hairless dog and has her own Instagram account! In her spare time, she enjoys fostering cats and kittens, reading, traveling, cooking, and gardening.
Dr. Jennifer Lebbin graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 1992. She earned her Veterinary Degree in 1999 from Texas A&M University. She has worked in private practice since that time. She has owned her own veterinary clinic for the past 18 years.
She has been married to her husband Joe since 1993. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and jet skiing. Her four-legged children include three dogs, three cats, a rabbit, and a chinchilla.
Dr. Lebbin’s primary interests are in internal medicine. She is comfortable treating dogs, cats, pocket pets, and reptiles.