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Matthew Fricke
Staff Veterinarian DVM, CVA, ANT-C

Dr. Fricke received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 1994. Dr. Fricke joined McKenzie Animal Hospital in 1995. His areas of special interest beyond general practice are Exotic and Avian Medicine, Surgery, Acupuncture, and Alternative/Complementary Medicine.

Dr. Fricke’s interests outside of the practice are spending time with his wife Katharine, daughters Lydia and Caroline, and their cats, dogs, bunny and bird; soccer, snowboarding, wildlife rehabilitation, and home improvement projects.

Dr. Fricke is a past President of the Lane County Veterinary Medical Association (LCVMA), served as an Executive Board Member at Greenhill Humane Society, and has been the Oregon VMA delegate to the Wild West Veterinary Conference and moderator chair since 2003. Dr. Fricke established the Complementary and Alternative Medicine track at Wild West Veterinary Conference in 2004. He was 2008 Vice President and 2009 President of Wild West Veterinary Conference. Dr. Fricke has trained in traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation, Osteopathic Physical Therapy, Veterinary Stem Cell Therapy, Alpha-Stim therapy and Low Energy Photon Therapy (“Light Therapy”).


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