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Welcome Dr. Robert Peiffer back to our Ophthalmology Team

Welcome Dr. Robert Peiffer back to our Valley Central Team

July 2, 2019

Dear Colleague:

We are very pleased to announce that Ophthalmology is returning to Valley Central.?

Dr. Robert Peiffer has re-joined our Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center team . Dr. Peiffer will provide Ophthalmology services beginning on Monday July 15th part time and will begin full time appointments August 1st.

Dr. Peiffer graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in l971. He then went to Iowa State University for a small animal internship before returning to a busy small animal practice in Minneapolis. Dr. Peiffer went to Purdue University for a residency and then back to The University of Minnesota for his ophthalmology training as a NIH fellow. He became board-certified in ophthalmology in 1976 and received his PhD in 1981.

Dr. Peiffer was a researcher, educator, and director of a region-wide veterinary referral practice and he currently is a Professor Emeritus and holds a research position with Merck & Co. His professional recognitions and accomplishments include past-presidencies of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, the American Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology, and the International Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology; being first editor-in-chief of the specialty?EUR(TM)s journal; and receiving awards from the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the World Small Animal Veterinary Association for professional and scientific achievement.

The doctors and staff at Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center want to thank you for your sustained and continued support. Our goal is to provide the highest standards of veterinary care for your clients. Please do not hesitate to contact any doctor or staff member with questions or concerns regarding any aspect of our services.


Carlos & Ron Hodges