Dr. Kyle Hapner graduated locally from Northmont High School in 2001. Kyle worked at Northridge Animal Clinic as an assistant from 1999-2005. He then went on to attend The Ohio State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in 2005. Kyle then attended veterinary school at Ohio State and earned his DVM degree in 2009. Dr. Hapner started working full time at Northridge Animal Clinic in June 2009. Dr. Hapner currently lives in Hilliard, Ohio, but has a lot of family ties to the Dayton area. He also has a labrador retriever named Bella.
Dr. Kristen Helsinger joined the Northridge Animal Clinic staff in August 2006. After earning her DVM degree at The Ohio State University in 2002, she practiced large and small animal medicine in Celina, Ohio for four years. In 2006, she made the decision to return to her roots in the Dayton area, and has been with us ever since. Dr. Helsinger thoroughly enjoys being a small animal practitioner, as it allows her to focus her attention on just two species. Although Dr. Helsinger likes all aspects of clinical practice, she especially enjoys surgery, wound care, and emergency medicine. Dr. Helsinger is married and has 2 daughters and 1 son, and 2 cats named Brutus and Eugene.
Dr. Karen Dorsey is a native of Cincinnati Ohio, and has been practicing for over 20 years. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her Bachelor’s degree is in Laboratory Animal Medicine, so she loves pocket pets. Dr. Dorsey has a variety of experience, including emergency and large animal practice, and brings empathic enthusiasm to the practice.
Technician and Assistant Staff
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