East Bay Pet Hospital Staff

Dr. Karen Seiple (Sharrow-Reabe)


Dr. Karen Reabe obtained both her Bachelors of Science and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University.

Born and raised in Michigan she practiced veterinary medicine in New York and in North Carolina before joining her dad, Dr. Kevin Reabe, in Traverse City.  She earned several awards during her schooling, graduated with high honors, and was awarded the Pfizer award for Anesthesia and Pain Management.

She regularly attends local and national continuing education conferences and is a former co-President of the Northern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association.

She greatly enjoys diagnosing and treating diseases affecting the eyes and has spent time since her graduation working with veterinary ophthalmologists at both Cornell and North Carolina State University. In 2009 she presented her eye research at the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology Conference in Chicago, IL.

Dedicated to practicing the highest quality medicine, Dr. Karen completed a year-long internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists where she worked under the guidance of board-certified veterinary specialists. Through this rigorous training she gained additional experience in emergency and critical care, veterinary surgery, and small animal internal medicine.

Dr. Karen enjoys the beautiful landscape of Northern Michigan, and spends most of her time off hitting the trail with her dogs Gabe and Luke or enjoying a day out on the bay.

Dr. Kim Raddatz


Dr. Kim Raddatz grew up in Neenah, WI. She attended Colorado State University before earning her doctorate from University of Wisconsin College of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced veterinary medicine for 22 years in Nebraska before moving to Traverse City and joining East Bay Animal Hospital in 2015. Her professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and educating client about wellness care. Dr. Kim regularly attends continuing education courses and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Northern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association. When she is not busy caring for pets, she and her husband Stephan are busy raising their twin boys Jacob and Joshua. They have two dogs, Daisy and Oso, and eight American quarter horses. Dr. Kim enjoys horseback riding, hiking, skiing, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.

Dr. Morgan Henninger


Dr. Morgan Henninger graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She obtained her bachelors of science from the University of New Hampshire. During veterinary school Dr. Henninger was passionate about the human/animal relationship as well as working towards providing high quality veterinary care to animals in remote and rural areas both domestically and abroad.

After spending several years providing rural care across the United States to poverty stricken areas Dr. Henninger decided to settle in Michigan. In 2012 she made the jump to emergency care in metro Detroit then at Bay Area Emergency. Dr. Henninger thrives in high intensity clinical situations with a special interest in emergency surgery. Over the last couple of years she has made the transition to general practice and could not be happier.

Dr. Henninger was born and raised in New Hampshire but is so very excited to call Northern Michigan home! She can’t think of a better place to raise her young children. When not working she can be found doing any activity outdoors! Sailing competitively and cruising, camping, swimming, skiing. You name it! She is thrilled to be part of a team providing the very best care to animals in such a fantastic place.

Emily C.

Practice Manager

Amanda B.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Patty M.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Alicia C.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Meg G.

Veterinary Assistant

Molly T.

Veterinary Assistant

Jenna B.

Veterinary Assistant

Elliot G.

Client Relations

Heather B.

Client Relations

Elle S.

Kennel Technician

Dr. Kevin Reabe

DVM & Practice Owner

Dr. Kevin Reabe graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 1976 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. For 34 years he provided veterinary care in the greater Flint area through his first clinic, Veterinary House Call Services. A longtime lover of the Traverse City area, Dr. Reabe moved to Traverse City in 2004 and opened East Bay Animal Hospital. Realizing the tremendous need for an emergency clinic and 24-hour care facility in Northern Michigan, he opened Bay Area Pet Hospital in 2010. Dr. Reabe has been active in helping rescue groups by offering significant discounts and free services to help support these organizations. They include AC Paws, H.A.N.D.D.S, Silver Muzzle Cottage, H.O.P.E., and the Cherryland Humane Society. He admires their efforts in the large number of pets they are able to help and place in families.