U Vet Animal Clinic LLC - Newburgh, Indiana - Our Doctors

U Vet Animal Clinic LLC

8680 High Pointe Drive Suite F
Newburgh, IN 47630

(812)490-7352

www.myuvet.com

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Dr. Chih-Ming "Jimmy" Yu

Dr. Chih-Ming "Jimmy" Yu

DVM, MPH, ECFVG

Dr. Yu is a graduate of the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, and obtained the Taiwanese veterinarian license in 1993. He is a life member of the Chinese Society of Veterinary Sciences. He came to America and earned his master's degree in Public Health from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. He received further training at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. He worked at the Greenbrier Animal Hospital in Evansville, IN, for five years and began to use a surgical laser in various surgeries. He established the U-Vet Animal Clinic in 2010, and continue to provide laser surgery for the tri-state area.

Dr. Yu is also a member of local & national veterinary associations such as AVMA, INVMA, SWINVMA, AAHA, VIN, and IVPA. Dr. Yu has a particular interest in patients with skin issues, Diabetes, Cushing's, Addison's, and tumors.

Dr. Yu and his wife, Fu-Mei, and their daughter, An-Ping, moved to Evansville in 2005. They live with three dogs, Do-Do, Brody, & Coffee, two rescued cats, Bean, & Rocky, and 16 hens.

 

Dr.  Katherine Turpen

Dr.  Katherine Turpen

DVM, CVA

Dr. Turpen completed her DVM in 2016 at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her passions include avian medicine, behavior medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, and integrative medicine . After graduation she pursued further education in avian and exotic pet medicine by completing a Zoological Companion Animal Internship at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She has presented research at the Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference and been published in the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery.

She also pursued continuing education in behavior medicine and obtained her Low Stress Handling Silver Certification and Fear Free Elite Certification. She greatly values the human-animal bond and maintaining it. She focuses on providing pets with the veterinary care they need while decreasing their fear and anxiety.

Dr. Turpen completed training and certification at the Chi University in Veterinary Acupuncture to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. She completed her internship hours towards this certification with Dr. Bradley-Bays, an Exotic Companion Mammal Board Certified Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, Certified Veterinary Medical Manipulation Practitioner, and Certified TCVM Palliative and End-of-Life Practitioner, in order to gain experience applying Chinese Medicine in exotic companion animal species. She strives to combine both eastern and western medicine to give the best care possible. She has also completed training in kinesthesiology taping as an alternative pain therapy.

Dr. Turpen’s personal interests include knitting, animal training, reading, and dancing. She is currently the fur-mother of two Australian Shepherds, one husky, and five cats. She has previously also had green cheek conures and guinea pigs.