• Dr. Eugene Osburn
    Veterinarian, Owner

    Dr. Osburn is a graduate of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, he moved with his family to Florence, Oregon where he worked as an associate veterinarian in Dr. Robert McKnight’s practice. Dr. Osburn decided to start his own practice in Reedsport in 1981. In 1999, the decision was made to open a practice in Florence to accommodate the many Florence clients.  Dr Osburn has never thought of being a veterinarian as a job, but as a lifestyle.  When he isn't taking care of his patients, he enjoys bass fishing, kayaking and gathering his wandering Black Angus herd.  Dr Osburn is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.

  • Dr. Suzy Barstow
    Managing Veterinarian

    Dr Barstow is a graduate of Kansas State University.  Following graduation, Dr Barstow moved to Florence with her husband Michael.  Dr Barstow has 2 children, Ian and Joel, a lab mix Skeeter; and 2 cats; Wilbert and Punk.  She enjoys watching her boys play sports, camping and relaxing.  Dr Barstow is a member of theAmerican Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.

  • Dr.
    Heather Davis
    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr Davis is a 2009 graduate of Washington State University.

  • Beth James

    Beth is the office manager and has been a member since September 2000.  Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding her horse and playing with her dogs, Katie, Grace and Molly.  Beth is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and Veterinary Hospital Manager Association.

  • Kim McKinnis
    Lead Certified Veterinary Technician

    Kim has been a staff member since September of 2000.  She has more than 30 years experience as a veterinary technician and over 18 of those years have been at Osburn Veterinary Clinic as the Head Technician.  Kim has a great passion for animals and people, and a love of medicine, with special interests in preventative and nutritional medicine.  She enjoys cleaning pet's teeth and spending time assisting in surgery.  Kim received her CVT in 1998 by challenging the national and state veterinary technician boards.  At home Kim has a labrador retriever Maggie, a Tennessee Walker Regulator, two goats and 6 cats.

  • Crysta Saxton
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Crysta is a Certified Veterinary Technician who grew up here in Florence.  Crysta graduated from Siuslaw High School in 2013.  She then  moved to Denver, CO where she attended Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology and received her Associates of Applied Science degree in 2015.  After graduation, Crysta worked at an emergency veterinary hospital in Florida for 2 years.  Crysta  joined our team in October 2017.  Outside of work, Crysta enjoys spending time with her pets, hiking, painting and sculpting.

  • Tryon Goff
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tryon joined the team in November of 2019.

  • Melissa Auer
    Veterinary Assistant

    Melissa joined our team in January of 2020.

  • Elle Inscore
    Veterinary Assistant

    Elle joined our team in September of 2020

  • Jordyn Fitch
    Veterinary Assistant

    Jordyn joined our team in September of 2020.

  • Melisa Derrick

    Melisa has been a staff member since May 2020. She has been a veterinary receptionist since 1996. Melisa moved to the coast to in 2016 with her husband Ross and their three children. She has two sons, Christopher and Anthony; both have graduated and are now college students. Her daughter Elizabeth is in 8th Grade. Melisa stays busy attending her kids school activities. She is their number one fan and loves being a Football, Wrestling and Band Mom. Melisa started as a volunteer firefighter in her hometown of Yoncalla/Drain at North Douglas County Fire & EMS in 2010. She still currently volunteers with the Fire Department as an EMT Basic working ambulance shifts on weekends when she can. Melisa enjoys going on adventures with her family exploring, hiking and riding quads. She currently lives in Lakeside with her family and their four German Shepherds; Max, Diesel, RubySue and Klaus.

  • Casey Wilmesherr

    Casey joined our team in September of 2020

Reedsport Staff

  • Amy (Amanda) Vitek

    Amy joined our team in July 2017.

  • Monica Serna
    Veterinary Assistant

    Monica joined our team in August 2019

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  • "We are from a neighboring town and had an emergency with one of our dogs and saw Dr. Barstow. She handled our emergency with such care and professionalism that we now take all our dogs to her even though its 30 min drive."
    - Team T. / Reedsport, Or

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