Care Team


Dr. Eric Gordon, DVM, Diplomate ACVPM
Director, Associate Professor - Clinical

Dr. Eric Gordon received his DVM from The Ohio State University in 1997. In 2006 he joined the faculty at OSU Large Animal Services after nine years in private practice in Northeast Ohio. In 2007 he completed the Ohio Dairy Management Certificate Program. "I really enjoy working with farmers to help them keep their animals health and profitable", says Dr. Gordon.  Dr. Gordon serves as the Director of Ohio State Large Animal Services, responsible for all aspects of the program.

Dr. Bimbo Welker, DVM, MS
Associate Professor - Clinical

Dr. Bimbo Welker received his DVM in 1980 from Texas A&M, and received his MS degree from The Ohio State University in 1984. After serving as large animal surgery section chief at Virginia Tech he returned in 1991 to Ohio State.  He has been a practicing veterinarian and has taught veterinary students for thirty years. "I enjoy working with the clients and the students," says Dr. Welker. "I like animals, that's why I became a vet, but it's the people that make the difference."

Dr. Martey Masterson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM
Associate Professor - Clinical

Dr. Martey Masterson received her DVM in 1984 from The Ohio State University and her MS degree in 1989, also from The Ohio State University. She has been practicing veterinary medicine for 26 years, and teaching for 24 years. "I like the variety of the work and seeing all the different species," Dr. Masterson says. "I also enjoy the relationships I have with the clients."

Dr. Alissa Wilhelm, DVM, MS
Assistant Professor - Practice

Dr. Alissa Wilhelm received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 2015 and her Masters in Comparative Medicine also from The Ohio State University in 2015. After working in a mixed animal practice she returned to OSU Large Animal Services. Dr. Wilhelm especially enjoys large animal specialty and preventive medicine, and feels fortunate to combine this passion with educating veterinary students.


Danielle Ventola, RVT

Danielle graduated from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree in animal sciences while pursuing an associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Columbus State Community College. Prior to graduation, Danielle completed an internship at OSU Large Animal Services which led to her hiring in June, 2011. “I have always wanted to work with animals, especially within the large animal field,” she said.

Paige Scheiderer

Paige is a 2016 graduate of Morehead State University with a bachelors degree in Animal Science. She is excited to be working for the community she grew up in and to be a part of the agriculture industry.