James Wingert, DVM
Dr. Wingert was born and raised on a dairy farm in central Nebraska. From the early years of caring for animals, he knew that he wanted to be a veterinarian. He was active in 4-H, showing cattle on the local, regional, state and national levels. After high school, he enrolled at Colorado State University on a Union Pacific Scholarship. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Nutrition. Upon entering veterinary school at CSU, he was going on to be a feedlot veterinarian, but because of a stroke of fate, he was offered a small animal internship in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
From then on he felt that working with small animals was more of challenge. Dr. Wingert practiced two years in Fremont, Nebraska before joining Dr. John Fuhr at Broadview Animal Clinic. He purchased the clinic in 1983 and later constructed a new clinic. This new clinic received the Merit Award by Veterinary Economics for hospitals built during that year in the United States. In June of 2016 in preparation for his retirement, Dr. Wingert sold the clinic to NVA, but remains on board as our Managing doctor. Dr. Wingert is currently active in the local and state veterinary organizations and continues to love his profession and helping people. Dr. Wingert has always had a commitment to provide affordable health care for animals.
Colorado State University
Douglas Davies, DVM
Dr. Davies was born and raised on a cattle ranch in eastern Colorado. He went to CSU and received a degree in Microbiology. Before attending Veterinary school, he worked with Dr. Wingert at Broadview Animal Clinic. After Veterinary school, he came back to Broadview for ten years then later moved to Bay City, Michigan. He spent another nine years in Michigan practicing medicine. After leaving Bay City, he returned to Denver and has been back at Broadview since June of 2005 and we couldn't be happier. At home, Dr. Davies enjoys his three dogs and a cat.
Colorado State University
Barbara McLucas-Caldwell, DVM
Dr. Barbara Caldwell joined Broadview Animal Clinic in early 2013 and has been a wonderful addition. She was born in Glen Burnie, Maryland and spent much of her childhood involved in 4-H fostering her love of animals. She knew she wanted to be a veterinarian before she could say, "veterinarian".
Dr. Caldwell attended undergrad at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos Texas, continuing with her graduate studies at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated in 2001 and moved to Colorado to do an internship where she has been practicing small animal medicine ever since.
She is married with a beautiful daughter and has 2 four legged kids, Boss a black Labrador and Millie a teacup Chihuahua.
In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time with her family and taking in the beautiful outdoors that Colorado has to offer.
Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas
Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine
Jason Rucker, DVM
Dr. Rucker was born and raised in small town Kansas. He attended Kansas State University receiving a degree in Animal Science before going on to veterinary school. Dr. Rucker received his DVM in 2003 and moved to Colorado with his wife. He has practiced veterinary medicine in the Denver metro area since 2003 doing both small animal medicine and equine field service. Dr. Rucker joined Broadview Animal Clinic in the spring of 2011. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters, as well as reading, landscaping and skiing when he gets a chance. He has two adorable French Bulldogs, Daisy and Rosie.
Kansas State University
Mitch Zale, DVM
Dr. Zale has lived in Colorado since 1975. He graduated from Evergreen High School and attended Colorado State University. He received a Bachelor in Microbiology and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. He lives in Conifer with wife, Lisa and daughter, Autumn. Dr. Zale is a big Broncos and Avalanche fan and enjoys spending as much time as possibly with his family whether it be indoors or outdoors. He has 5 cats and 3 dogs.
Colorado State University
Eric Hanson, DVM
We are excited to welcome our newest team member, Dr. Eric Hanson. Dr. Hanson joined our team in October of 2016. Dr. Hanson has taken over Dr. Spiro's schedule.
Dr. Hanson was born and raised in a small town in Wisconsin. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2001 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005. Dr. Hanson and his wife, Kim, have a daughter, Rylee, son, Bryce and mixed breed dog, Cricket. He enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with his family.
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jacque has been with Broadview since 2013 and has been a great addition. She started as a Customer Service Representative at our front desk. Jacque knows how to work efficiently and quickly and gained a wealth of veterinary knowledge to help her get where she is today. She moved into her new role as our Office Manager in August of 2016. She is always willing to assist the customers, her front staff and any other area of the clinic that may need her help.
Jacque and her family have 3 adorable rambunctious dogs at home, two French Bulldogs, Lester and Marty and a Boxer named Lucy. Jacque enjoys life to the fullest, she loves spending time with her family, whether it's relaxing at the lake, being in the pits at a Nascar race or cheering on her team, the Denver Broncos. We couldn't be happier that Jacque has joined our team at Broadview Animal Clinic.
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