Wellborn Road Vet Medical Center Staff


 Wellborn Road Vet Clinic College Station Texas

Johan Nieuwoudt , DVM, Ph.D. (Clinic Owner)

Dr. Johan Nieuwoudt grew up in Zimbabwe. He did his undergraduate studies in Johannesburg, South Africa, and came to the United States to receive a Ph.D. in Physics. After doing research in geophysics for Shell Oil, he decided to attend vet school at Texas A&M University and graduated in 1999. He loves being a vet, especially internal medicine, surgeries (soft tissue and orthopedic), ultrasonography and endoscopy. He is the proud owner of five cats: Peep, Purrvert, Puck, Minus and Zoe. His hobbies include woodworking and reading poetry.

Wellborn Road Vet Clinic College Station Texas


Rachel Hibbitts , DVM

Dr. Hibbitts graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2002. She is married to Dr. Toby Hibbitts, a herpetologist at Texas A&M. She has a 2 daughters, Holly and Hattie and owns two dogs (Pica and Idgy).


Mike Herron, DVM, M.S. Dipl., A.C.V.S. 


Sarah Schrank, DVM 


 Lindsey Shipp, DVM


Hillary Smith, DVM 




Tatum Morgan

Tatum is from Katy, Texas.  After graduating high school in 2007, she moved here in pursuit of a Business Management Degree, but her love for animals pulled her into the Veterinary field.  She was one of our full time receptionists and has been with our WRVMC team since October 2010. She just accepted the position as Practice Manager in April 2015. She and her boyfriend, Jesse, have a son together, Noah.  She also owns a Shih Tzu named Gunner.


Technicians, Reception, & Kennels


Alexis Ledbetter 

Amber Bendele

Amber is from San Antonio, Texas. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science at Texas A&M. She plans to pursue attend Veterinary School after she graduates . She is interested in large animal medicine. When Amber is not working or studying she enjoys riding her horse, Ali, playing with her Leopard Catahoula mix, Darla, and hanging out with friends.


Ariel Aguirre 

Arturo Velasquez

Arturo is attending Texas A&M to acquire a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He plans to attend veterinary school following graduation. During his four years of high school, he worked at a veterinary clinic. He is passionate about working with animals and plans to work in Zoo medicine. In his free time, he enjoys baseball, fishing and horseback riding. He is excited about working at WRVMC to gain more experience in veterinary medicine.


Brandi Ortolon 


Bridget Norris 

Connor Rethman


 Jessica Salazar

After graduating high school in 2011, Jessica moved to Houston to attend the Vet Tech Institute. She has an associates degree in Veterinary Technology and became a licensed Veterinary Technician in 2014. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with all of her pets, including a miniature donkey, basset hound and terrier mix.


Kristina Leon 

 La'Nelle Hudson

La'Nelle comes from a large family! She has raised five children and now has plenty of 4 legged babies since her kids are all grown up. She loves being a kennel tech, which she has been doing for 13 years. Her second love are her plants! She cares for everyone's pet as if they were her own.


 Laura Surratt


Megan Paul 

 Michael Garcia



Rachelle Comsti 


Sara Bonin 

Sara is originally from Greenwood Arkansas. She previously took Distance Education courses through Cedar Valley College. She plans on finishing her degree in Veterinary Technology at Blinn. After she earns her degree, she plans on pursuing a degree in Automotive Technology. She enjoys spending time with her pets, working on cars and attending car shows.

Sarah Lea Davison

Sarah Lea is from California.  She joined our Wellborn team in July 2010.  She is the happy mother of four amazing kids, two well-loved ferrets, and one fat cat.


Spencer Wolfe 


Stefani Taylor


Travis Wainscott 


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