Meet the Veterinarians
Dr.Laurel Bjornson, DVM
Dr. Bjornson is from Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Her goal from the age of 3 was to be a veterinarian. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and received a B.S. in General Agriculture, and graduated from the University of Missouri – College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. She practiced mixed practice in central Missouri for nine years before moving to her husband’s fourth-generation family farm near Oslo, MN, in 1999. Dr. Bjornson enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine and obtained certification in Animal Chiropractic Basics from the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association in 2000 and has nearly completed advanced certification.
Dr. Loren Heusel, DVM
Dr. Loren Heusel grew up in north central Illinois. He is joining the Broadway Veterinary Hospital team after 8 years of mixed animal practice most recently in southeastern Minnesota and previously in north central Wisconsin. Dr. Loren graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary School in 2015. As part of his education during veterinary school, he focused on areas of internal medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, and dentistry. He focused a lot of his extra time on veterinary studies in school on large (production) animals. Dr. Loren looks forward to continuing his veterinary role in Rochester as well as the rest of southeastern Minnesota communities. When not working at Broadway Veterinary Hospital, he spends most of his time with his wife (Kaitlin), sons Mason (4) and Lucas (2), two dogs, two cats, as well as multiple cows, pigs, horses, and chickens on his small farm outside of Lake City.
Dr.Theresa Hunt, DVM
Dr. Hunt was raised in east central Minnesota. At an early age, her parents encouraged her to combine her love of animals with her interest in medicine. She attended the College of St. Benedict and received a B.S. in natural science with an emphasis on secondary education. In 1994 she received a DVM degree from the University of Minnesota. Professionally, Dr. Hunt is most interested in dermatology, endocrine disease management, and behavior medicine.
Dr.Taylor Wallace, DVM
Dr. Taylor Wallace grew up just north of Nashville, TN with a passion for animals of all species. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama, she pursued her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee. She tailored her experiences there to focus on small animal critical care and exotic companion animal medicine. She then served the Indianapolis area as a general practice veterinarian continuing her passion for small and exotic companion animals. She is looking forward to contributing to the Rochester community and continuing to love all things furry, feathered, and scaled. She spends her free time with her husband, two dogs, two cats, two bearded dragons, and a dwarf gourami named Squirt.