Cardiology Faculty Veterinarian
Stacey Leach, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Assistant Teaching Professor of Cardiology
Board-Certified Specialist in Cardiology
Stacey Leach graduated from Texas A&M University where he earned both a bachelor of science and doctor of veterinary medicine degree. He completed a small animal rotating internship in 2008 at the University of Missouri. He also completed a cardiology residency at MU in 2012 and subsequently joined the faculty as an assistant teaching professor. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of cardiology.
Lyndsay Kong, DVM
Lyndsay Kong was born and raised in Canada, where she completed a bachelor’s degree at the University of Calgary and obtained her veterinary degree at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan. After traveling to the East Coast to complete a rotating internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, she then moved across the continent to complete a specialty cardiology internship in Los Angeles at the VCA Animal Specialty and Emergency Center. Her professional interests include the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias, and interventional surgical procedures.
Kelly Wiggen, DVM
Kelly Wiggen is a native of the Chicago area, who undertook her veterinary education from the University of Illinois, graduating with her DVM in 2015. She returned to the Chicago suburbs to complete a rotating internship at VCA Aurora Animal Hospital. She went on to complete a cardiology internship at VCA Animal Specialty and Emergency Center in Los Angeles. She is thrilled to join the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center as a cardiology resident.
Kelsey Brown, RVT
Kelsey Brown is originally from St. Louis. She started her career as a veterinary technician in research in 2010 after graduating from the Vet Tech Institute at Hickey College. She joined the MU Veterinary Health Center as an anesthesia technician in 2013. In October of 2015 she joined the Cardiology Service. She hopes to continue her education and specialize in cardiology.