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Dr. Nels N. Lindberg, DVM
Dr. Nels Lindberg was raised in Lewis, Kansas where he graduated high school before attending Fort Hays State University. After earning his undergraduate degree, he attended Kansas State University where he met his wife, Karen, and then graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine. The Lindbergs moved to Great Bend in 2001 to start his veterinary career before moving to Dodge City in 2003. Two years later, an opportunity to purchase Animal Medical Center brought Nels and his family back to Great Bend in 2005. AMC is a mixed animal practice, and Dr. Nels focuses on feedlot consultation, while still enjoying all aspects of veterinary medicine. The practice has a philosophy of being a regional veterinary practice, focused on promoting quality, diversified veterinary medicine, with high quality veterinarians poised to provide a long term sustainable service for the region.
Dr. Ty A. Brunswig, DVM
Dr. Quinley Koch, DVM, MAg, IVCA
Dr. Quinley Koch, DVM, MAg, IVCA provides chiropractic and acupuncture services to our clients here at AMC. Quinley lives in Valley Center, and travels to clinics all over the region providing expert level care to large and small animals alike. She visits AMC on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, and we are proud to have her expertise on our team. Quinley grew up in the Wichita area before attending Fort Hays State University to earn a degree in animal science. While she was there, she was a member of their rodeo team for four years. She then attended Texas A&M and earned a Masters of Agriculture in Animal Science, studying equine nutrition and equine exercise physiology. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2010 and then did a year-long internship at the Interstate Equine in Oklahoma. After a year of practicing in New Mexico, she moved back to Kansas to start her company, Elite Equine Veterinary Services. She is IVCA certified in animal chiropractic and will soon take her international exam to become IVAS certified in animal acupuncture. In addition to consulting for dozens of clinics and horse shows around the Midwest, she also teaches a distance-learning program course for Colby Community College in their Vet Tech program. Quinley's work with horse therapy has been published in theAmerican Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) magazine and other equine publications. In her spare time, Quinley enjoys running barrels, working out, and jeeping with her husband Lance.
Jill Engleman, Practice Manager
Jill is the Practice Manager for AMC since 1995. Jill handles product sales, inventory management, and the day to day running of AMC. She grew up in LaCrosse, Ks. and moved to Great Bend after graduating from high school. She currently resides on her 160 acre farm and small commercial cow-calf operation southwest of Great Bend. Jill has a son, Brett, who graduated from Kansas State University and is Operations Manager for Housing and Dinning at KSU. Jill enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and working on her place. Jill's pets included one dog (Cooper) and two cats (Yogie and the famous Bubba).
Jolene Johnson, Receptionist
Jolene is the receptionist and the welcoming face of AMC. Jolene can help you schedule an appointment, check in patients, visit with you about our small animal products, and she can help you speak to a doctor. Jolene is a lifelong Great Bend area resident. She lives on the family farm and has three grown children. Daughter Adassa & husband Josh with son Will who live in Manhattan, Son Eric & wife Holly with daughter Sheridan & son Clayton who live in Great Bend, and Son Evan who lives in Salina. Jolene enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and following K-State sports. Her pet is Tiki the 5 pound long hair Chihuahua..
Sara Osborn, Veterinary Technician
Sara is one of the animal care givers at AMC but is also runs our in-house BVD lab. Sara joined the staff of AMC in the fall of 2008. She enjoys working with horses and small animals as well. Sara is originally from Abbyville, Kansas and is a graduate from Hutchinson Community College. Sara loves gardening and showing her mare Regan. She also enjoys spending time with her other two horses Allie and Addie and her dogs Skip, Dakota and Eddie.
Sara Gager, Veterinary Technician
Sara is a registered veterinary technician. She joined the practice in February 2013. She grew up in Hays, Ks. After spending a year at FHSU for her prerequisites, she moved to Glenwood Springs, CO to receive her veterinary technician training. She graduated in 2011 and not long after passed her state board exam and certification to become a registered veterinary technician. Her passion is working with small animals, but you'll see her time to time helping with cattle and equine. She really enjoys dentistry and assisting with surgeries. She owns two cats and two dogs, all of which are rescued.
Brinna Haltom, Veterinary Technician
Brinna graduated from LaCrosse High School in 2013 and attended Hutchinson Community College for one semester. She is still undecided about what she plans to do with her education, but in the meantime we love having her at AMC! She works as a Vet Tech for large animal (bovine). She enjoys spending most of her free time with her son, Grayson, and her family. She has a wild German Shorthair named Bailey.
Kelsey Rodie, Veterinary Technician
Kelsey is a 22-year-old Great Bend native. She has one cat and two dogs. Kelsey started at AMC as kennel help in 2014 and has since moved up into her current role. She handles many aspects of the business from collaborating with suppliers to caring for animals.
Casey Pohlman, Ellinwood Office Manager
Casey, the satellite clinic manager for Ellinwood, is a proven animal lover with a passion for helping people. She was born and raised in Montana before moving to Ellinwood in 2006. She has been working in the medical field since 1991, and operates a cow/calf operation with her husband, Alan, who also manages Barton County Feeders. They have five grown children, the youngest of which is 18 and attending Ellinwood High School. They also have three dogs, two cats, chickens, and ducks.