12800 Wayzata Blvd

Minnetonka, MN 55305

Phone: (952) 545-9161

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Our Veterinary Team

Dr. Nate Rose, DVM, DACVS (Surgery)

Dr. Nate Rose is a Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon. He grew up in Plymouth, MN and attended St. John’s University, MN receiving a BA in biochemistry in 2003. After graduating from of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, he completed his internship training at Tufts University, MA in 2008. Dr. Rose came back to the University of Minnesota to complete his residency training in small animal surgery with publications in liver and gall bladder surgery, bone healing and biomechanics of surgical implants. Dr. Rose became a Board-Certified Surgeon in January 2012.

Dr. Rose’s professional interests include canine sports medicine, arthroscopy, neurological surgery and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Rose co-owns Minnesota Mobile Veterinary Surgery with his brother, Dr. Brian Rose.

Dr. Brian Rose, DVM, DACVS (Surgery)

Dr. Brian Rose is a Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Prior to his DVM, he received a degree in biology from St. John’s University, MN. He completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He then undertook a residency in veterinary orthopedic, soft tissue and neurologic surgery at the University of Minnesota, in conjunction with master’s work in fracture biomechanics.

Dr. Rose has authored publications for Veterinary Surgery and the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. Dr. Rose became board certified through the American College of Veterinary Surgery (Small Animal) in 2010.

Dr. Rose joined the team at Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota in July of 2013. Prior to joining AERC, he was the head of surgery at a 22-doctor referral practice in Albuquerque, NM. His professional interests include orthopedics and fracture repair, minimally invasive, oncologic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Rose co-owns Minnesota Mobile Veterinary Surgery with his brother, Dr. Nate Rose and now works full-time in his business.

Dr. Betty Kramek, DVM, MS, DACVS (Surgery)

Dr Kramek is a board-certified veterinary surgeon. She is a graduate of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She arrived at the University of Minnesota after completing veterinary school where she completed her advanced training in surgery as well as completing a Master’s degree and has been board-certified since 1985.

After working in private practice in both the Twin Cities and Chicago Dr. Kramek joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota and has become one of the most accomplished surgeons; in terms of both her clinical work as well as research, in the history of the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr Kramek is now splitting her time between the university and working with Minnesota Mobile Veterinary Surgery. She spends 3-4 days a month consulting on cases and performing surgeries at Gehrman Animal Hospital.

Travis Saveraid, DVM, DACVR (Radiology)

Travis C. Saveraid DVM DACVR is a board-certified veterinary radiologist. Dr. Saveraid grew up in Iowa and received his DVM degree from Iowa State University in 2000. After spending two years in small animal practice in Maine, he completed a 3-year radiology residency at Washington State University. He spent several years on faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine followed by one year at the University of Zurich before returning to private practice in 2010.

In 2010, Dr. Saveraid founded a mobile ultrasound company, VetRadiologist, serving the Twin Cities metro. He is the only board-certified radiologist providing mobile ultrasound exams in the state of Minnesota. Additionally, in 2017, he started Twin Cities Vet Imaging teleradiology service. Twin Cities Vet Imaging offers radiographic interpretation to select veterinary hospitals primarily in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

As part of our commitment to best practice and passionate animal care at Gehrman Animal Hospital, Dr. Saveraid visits weekly to perform diagnostic ultrasound exams on our more complex cases. Through Twin Cities Vet Imaging, he and his small team of radiologists review all radiographs taken at Gehrman Animal Hospital to ensure the most accurate interpretation and make the best possible diagnostic and treatment recommendations.


Dr. Janet Olson, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Olson is the founder of Veterinary Cardiology Specialists, established in 2010. She is one of the few board-certified veterinary cardiology specialists in the country and offers her services in Minnesota and Iowa.

Dr. Olson graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She then completed a year-long rotating medicine and surgery internship at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (1996-1997). She spent 1 year working in a general veterinary practice before settling into an internal medicine private referral practice in the Twin Cities (1998-2007). In 2007 she was selected to become a cardiology resident at University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed the three-year residency in 2010 at which point she launched her business, Veterinary Cardiology Specialists, PLLC.


Dr. Heidi Hammel, DVM (Acupuncture and Canine Rehabilitation)

Dr. Hammel is the owner and operator of Veterinary Rehab & Conditioning Center (VRCC). After receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Dr Hammel studied at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2008. After many years of small animal practice, she pursued advanced training in several additional therapies to complement conventional veterinary medicine.

Dr. Hammel is certified in canine rehabilitation by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in Florida. In addition, she is certified in veterinary acupuncture by the Chi Institute of Chinese Veterinary Medicine.


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