David Brekke, DVM
Accepting New Patients
Dr. Brekke was born and raised in Lakeland, Florida. He received a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Berry College in Rome, Georgia. There he developed an interest in cattle after working with the college’s beef cattle herd, as well as small animal veterinary medicine after working as an assistant for a local veterinarian. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. During vet school, he discovered and developed his passion for small animal surgery. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association.
Following veterinary school, Dr. Brekke completed a rotating small animal internship at Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas in Cary, North Carolina. He then matched to a small animal surgery internship at Louisiana State University where he remained until joining the Mill Creek team.
Dr. Brekke lives with his wife, Emily, who is an Ob/Gyn resident physician at the University of Kansas Medical Center. They have a “derpy”, fun loving golden retriever named Odin and a lop-eared rabbit named Loki. In his free time Dr. Brekke enjoys cooking, smoking meat, hiking, camping, enjoying the great outdoors, and cheering on Alabama football. Roll tide!