Dr. Gundersen attended Grand Valley State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with pre-vet emphasis and minored in music. She then earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota. She completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists followed by a veterinary sports medicine residency at the University of Tennessee. She completed her Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) degree at the same school.
Dr. Katie Gundersen enjoys all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation, including post-operative orthopedic surgery rehabilitation, athletic conditioning of working and sporting dogs, soft tissue injuries, regenerative medicine, neurologic condition rehabilitation, and osteoarthritis management. Her favorite part of practicing veterinary medicine is forming long-lasting relationships with her patients and their families as they return to their regular, healthy activity levels.
When not helping pets feel better, Dr. Gundersen spends her free time relaxing at the beach, spending time with her dog, reading, and golfing.