Our Team

Suidae Veterinarians

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Pictured left to right-back row: Dr. Trevor Schwartz, Dr. Jason Kelly, Dr. Ryan Strobel, Dr. Matt Anderson, Dr. Ron Brodersen.

Pictured left to right-front row: Dr. Kurt VanHulzen, Dr. Amber Stricker, Dr. Todd Distad.

Matt S. Anderson, DVM

Dr. Anderson obtained his DVM from Iowa State University in 1999. He is originally from Stuart, IA where he grew up on a diverse family farm with hogs, cattle and row crops. Dr. Anderson recently served as the 2013 American Association of Swine Veterinarians President. He currently resides with his family in Algona, IA.

Todd A. Distad, DVM

Dr. Distad graduated with his DVM in 2001 from the University of Minnesota. He was raised in Kasson, MN and previously served 13 years in the military. He is a 2009 graduate of the Executive Veterinary Program and specializes in boar stud consultation. He currently resides with his wife in Morris, MN.

Jason A. Kelly, DVM

Dr. Kelly graduated from Purdue University with his DVM in 2003 and was named Young Swine Veterinarian of the Year in 2007. He was raised on a swine and grain farm near Kokomo, IN. He currently resides with his family in Algona, IA.

Kurt K. Van Hulzen, DVM

Originally from Oskaloosa, IA, Dr. VanHulzen obtained his DVM from Iowa State University in 1992. He then went on to practice at the Animal Health Center in Sac City, IA before joining Suidae in 2006. Dr. VanHulzen is a 2000 graduate of the Executive Veterinary Program and currently resides with his family in Sac City, IA.

Amber M. Stricker, MS, DVM

Dr. Stricker grew up on a small swine and grain farm near St. Ansgar, IA. She is a 2008 graduate from Iowa State University where she also obtained a Masters degree in Veterinary Microbiology and was named Young Swine Veterinarian of the Year in 2013. She currently resides with her family in St. Ansgar, IA.

Trevor J. Schwartz, DVM

Originally from a small swine and cattle farm near Gilbert, IA. Dr. Schwartz obtained his DVM from Iowa State University in 2013. He then went on to practice at Monticello Veterinary Clinic, a mixed animal clinic before he joined Suidae in the spring of 2014. He currently resides with his wife and daughter  in Lake City, IA.

Ron Brodersen, DVM

Dr. Brodersen received his DVM from Iowa State University and is a graduate of the Executive Veterinary Program. He will serve as President of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) in 2015 and was honored as the 2003 Swine Practitioner of the Year. He resides with his wife in Hartington, NE.

Ryan J. Strobel, DVM

Dr. Strobel grew up on a swine and grain farm near Pemberton, MN. He graduated with his DVM in 2017 from the University of Minnesota. He currently resides with his family in Algona, IA.


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