924 Hastings Street Traverse City, MI 49686 Phone (231) 941-7241
Oakwood Veterinary Hospital

Dr. M. Drew Henshaw

Drew Henshaw

Dr. M. Drew Henshaw, is a 1996 graduate of Iowa State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He has owned Oakwood Veterinary Hospital since 2007. Dr. Henshaw’s dad is a retired veterinarian and MSU graduate, and it is from his father that Dr. Henshaw got his love of animals and decided to pursue veterinary medicine as a career. While enjoying all aspects of small animal medicine, he has a special interest in surgery, especially orthopedics. While he sees outpatients a few days per week, he has established a much-needed surgical referral center here in northern Michigan. After graduation he moved to St. Louis, Missouri to work at a busy small animal practice. Having a special interest in surgery, he joined the staff at Great Lakes Surgical Center and spent eight years in Grand Rapids practicing at the only veterinary referral surgical center in West Michigan at that time. Dr. Henshaw believes learning is a lifelong process and therefor regularly attends continuing education seminars on a variety of topics from medicine to surgery. His wife is a Traverse City native and they have two wonderful children. Their very active Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Indi, and rescue dog, Ella, keeps everyone busy playing ball, tug of war, or hiking through the woods. Dr. Henshaw enjoys the outdoors, including swimming, boating, kayaking, biking and has a second degree black belt in taekwondo.

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We LOVE Dr. Henshaw and his staff!

They are so friendly and helpful, and are excellent at remembering details about our crew. They were very accommodating when I wanted to bring all three in at once for their annual checkups - we were like a small circus in the exam room!

Dr. Henshaw's style is relaxed but very attentive and he's very honest about his thoughts. You can tell he's in this for the health and well being of your pet, NOT the cash.

Highly recommend Oakwood!

Liz K.
Traverse City, MI

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 5 pm

8:00 am - Noon

After-hours Emergency Services available 24 hours 231-941-7241

Typical Dr. Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - Noon &
2:00 pm - 5 pm

8:00 am - Noon

Note: some variation due to season, holidays, etc.

924 Hastings Street
Traverse City, MI   49686
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Phone: (231) 941-7241
Fax: (231) 941-1958