Meet the Veterinarians

  • Dr.

    Dr. Linda Patton moved to Jefferson City in 1991 when she joined Westside Veterinary Clinic. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Veterinary Medicine.

    Dr. Patton has known she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was a freshman in high school.  Her favorite part of being a vet is making a sick pet better so they can go home and be with their family. Dr. Patton's family includes a terrific husband, David, and four very well-loved animals: Dreidel, a calico cat, their terror, Calliope (formerly a barn cat), Gabby, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and Daisy, a Golden Retriever.

    When Dr. Patton is not busy helping pets she loves to garden, Ceili dance, and often enjoys just reading a good book.

  • Dr.

    Dr. Jill Brady is a 1996 graduate from Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She started her veterinary career at Westside Veterinary Clinic as a kennel person before entering vet school. After graduation, she practiced in Raleigh, North Carolina for 6 years, followed by 2 years here at Westside Veterinary Clinic. She then moved to Gainesville, Florida and practiced there for 5 years before happily returning to her hometown of Jefferson City and Westside Veterinary Clinic in 2009. In 2018 Dr. Brady completed her certification in Veterinary Acupuncture through IVAS. Her acupuncture knowledge and skills have been a great addition to the services offered at Westside.

    Dr. Brady is married to her wonderful husband, Rik, and they are proud parents of an adorable girl. They are also 'parents' to Lifa, the greyhound and Suzie, the cat. In her spare time, Dr. Brady enjoys reading, kayaking, and pheasant hunting.

  • Dr. Kaitlin Poindexter, DVM

    Dr. Kaitlin Poindexter is a 2019 graduate from the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the Westside team in June of 2022. Prior to this, she previously practiced as a mixed animal Practitioner in Linn, Missouri.

    Dr. Poindexter’s favorite part of Veterinary Medicine is getting to know both her clients and patients, to learn how to enhance their lives together as much as possible. Dr. Poindexter’s family includes her fiancé, Trent, one lab mix (Chevy), two golden retreivers (Nala and Knox), and three cats (Margie, Alvin, and Millie). They all live the good life on a farm in beautiful Osage County.

    In her spare time, Dr. Poindexter enjoys gardening, wandering the farm with her “pack”, as well as crocheting and reading a good book.

    Thank you for helping us welcome Dr. Poindexter to the Westside Family! :-)

  • Dr. Dana Wilbers

    Dr. Wilbers works as a relief veterinarian for us throughout the year. Her love of animals and dedication to them is evident in her hard work! We're thankful for her! :-)


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