Dr. Poetzel graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990 and joined the Lakeside staff in 2005. He enjoys all types of surgery, and has repaired many cruciate tears (anterior cruciate ligament) for our canine patients. He also has a soft spot for new puppy and kitten exams. Practicing at Lakeside is great because “It hardly seems like work when you are surrounded by hard working, friendly, enthusiastic coworkers.” He has a sharp and dry wit which is appreciated by the Lakeside staff and keeps us on our toes.
The Poetzel family has one Labrador retriever and a parakeet. When not at work he enjoys mortorcycling with his wife or fishing with his family.