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

Kirsten Palmer

Kirsten Palmer

Kirsten has been with Oakwood since July of 2016. Originally starting out as a receptionist, we have used her education to start training her as a tech assistant. You will see her smiling face at the reception desk as well as assisting you to an exam room. Kirsten has been assisting the other technicians in the treatment area as well. You never know in what area you will see her next. She graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science with a concentration in veterinary medicine in 2015. She also spent a summer studying animal science abroad in Southern Africa. She was born and raised here in Traverse City and has two cats named Felix and Oscar. When she's not at work she can be found at the pool coaching the Traverse City Breakers swim team. She also enjoys hiking, traveling, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.

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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