Johnnie Bruner DVM has been a general practitioner of small animal medicine and surgery since graduating from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. He is an active member of the Wichita Veterinary Medical Association and has been instrumental in the origination of the local veterinary staff association. He is also a member of the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Bruner is a graduate of Derby High School, Colby Community College, and Kansas State University with a degree in Animal Science Poultry Production. He is married to Patti and owned by their dog, Dottie. He has four children and six grandchildren. On his bucket list is a project to restore two 1941 Chevrolets to their original condition - a project that he and his late father started. He enjoys painting with watercolors and has had a painting accepted and exhibited at the Great Eight Watercolor Society show.
Andrea Hemmen DVM is a native of Wichita, having earned her Bachelors of Science at Wichita State University in 2005 and her veterinary degree from Kansas State University in 2009. Dr. Hemmen began working at Oakcrest Pet Hospital in 2003 as a kennel attendant and discovered her love for veterinary medicine there. Over time, she took on reception and technician duties and eventually pursued her veterinary degree.
Upon graduation from veterinary school, she started practicing as a small animal veterinarian for a clinic in Augusta, KS. After 2 years, she returned home and joined the doctors at Oakcrest Pet Hospital.
Dr. Hemmen enjoys many areas of veterinary medicine especially ophthalmology and internal medicine. She is a member of the Wichita Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends. She is active in her church and enjoys traveling, camping and hiking. She also enjoys spending time with her dogs, Fortune and Cinder, her cats, Willow and Boo, and her two chinchillas, Thelma and Louise.
Edgar Ocampo DVM is also a Wichita native. He attended East High School and graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelors of Arts in 2012. After earning his veterinary degree in 2016 from Kansas State University, he joined the team at Oakcrest Pet Hospital. Dr. Ocampo brings an array of knowledge and skills to the practice, including being fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Ocampo has a special interest in exotic animal medicine, particularly wildlife conservation. While attending KSU, he was able to take part in a research study involving flamingos and had a chance to assist in surgery on a blue iguana. In addition to exotic animal medicine, Dr. Ocampo also enjoys the areas of cardiology and internal medicine.
When he is not working with animals, Dr. Ocampo can be found going for a jog, hiking, playing disc golf, spending time with his family, and playing with his pug, Charlie. In the future, he wants to travel more and expand his 'furry family' to include five St. Bernards, three huskies, and two Bernese mountain dogs!