East Bay Animal Hospital Staff
Dr. Paige Fowler
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 (a Border Collie- Heeler- Catahoula mix) and Ruby (a Red Heeler), and eight American quarter horses. Dr. Kim enjoys horseback riding, hiking, skiing, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Practice Manager / Veterinary Technician
Bethany joined our team in 2011, initially working at the emergency hospital Bay Area Pet Hospital, before moving to East Bay Animal Hospital in 2013. Bethany graduated from TC Central and then earned her associates degree in Applied Science from NMC. Bethany has a true passion for daytime veterinary medicine, where she can develop relationships with pets and their owners. She loves being able to watch a family grow with their four legged babies and enjoys educating pet owners on how to keep their pets happy and healthy. At home she has two cats; Sasha and Moe and two dogs; Toby and Benzie. In Bethany’s spare time she loves spending time with her husband Jake, traveling the world, running, hiking, paddle boarding, and developing her photography skills.
Meg graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Western Michigan University in 1999, but she followed her love of animals to get a certification as an Animal Care Specialist in 2000. She started working with us at East Bay Animal Hospital in 2006 and has been a versatile and hard-working team member. Meg is currently both a veterinary assistant and a front desk representative; she is now also moving forward with a Veterinary Technician program and hopes to become a licensed vet tech by 2023!
Meg loves being able to work in Acme, where she was born and raised. Since 2004 she has lived in Kalkaska with her husband, George, their beautiful daughters, Jeana, Paige, and Sophia, and their cuddly pit bull mix, Roxie.
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.
Amanda graduated from Penn Foster with her associate in veterinary technology degree in 2019. She recently joined us after working 4 years with a dog boarding facility to finish pursuing her dream of becoming a licensed veterinary technician. Amanda loves being able to work with all the four legged family members as well as creating relations with their owners. She is a hard-working member of the team and loves to learn new things. Her and her husband Luke, are parents of an angel named Alexis, have two dogs, Dan and Pepper, and a guinea pig, Derek. Amanda enjoys spending time with her family, friends, kayaking, riding on trails in the side by side and crafting.
Lead Client Relations Specialist
Emily transferred to East Bay Animal Hospital in 2020, after working with our emergency hospital Bay Area Pet Hospital since 2017. Although she loved the unpredictability of emergency medicine, she is enjoying establishing relationships with all of our clients and their four-legged family members. Don’t be surprised if you find her coming around the front desk to greet your pets or helping wherever needed in the clinic!
When not at the clinic, you will find Emily spending time with her husband Tyler, their son Liam, and their dogs, Nova (English Springer Spaniel) and Leland (English Shepherd). Emily enjoys all things outdoors, as well as crafting, reading, and dog agility.
Morgan joined the team as a veterinary assistant in March of 2020, having previously worked at another veterinary clinic for 2 years. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, concentrating on companion animal biology. She is planning on continuing her education to become a Veterinarian. Morgan enjoys seeing the human-animal bond grow as puppies and kittens grow up with their new family. Morgan has one cat named Bessy, a Cornish Rex. When not at work Morgan spends her time with friends, family, reading books, doing yoga, and traveling to new places.