Erin L. Garman, DVM
Iowa State University
Dr. Erin Garman received her DVM in 1992 from Iowa State University and came to Linn Animal Hospital in 1998 after practicing in Des Moines for four years and in Madison for two years. She became a partner of Linn Animal Hospital in 1999 when Dr. Vic Klopfenstein retired.
Dr. Garman has a special interest in ultrasound and has been performing cardiac and abdominal ultrasounds since 2000. She also enjoys internal medicine and soft tissue surgery, along with her ferret patients and their unique challenges. She is a member of the AVMA, IVMA and LCVMA, in addition to being a member of the Ethics Committee for the IVMA.
Dr. Garman is a 1985 graduate of Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School. Her family life is spent on an acreage with her husband, Bob, and their three children. Her animals: Arthur Louis, a Llewellyn Setter, cats Sun and Denis, and a guinea pig, “Squirrel,” round out the family. She enjoys the beach, water sports, and entertaining with her family and friends.
Greg K. Winterowd, DVM
Iowa State University
Dr. Greg Winterowd is a native of Linn County and a second generation veterinarian. After graduating from Springville High School, Dr. Winterowd received his BSS in Biology and Chemistry from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. He received his DVM from Iowa State University in 1994. Dr. Winterowd worked with his father, Darrell, in Cedar Rapids from 1994-2000. In 2000, Dr. Winterowd joined Linn Animal Hospital and later became a partner. Dr. Winterowd is a member of the AVMA, IVMA, and past president of the LCVMA.
Dr. Winterowd has always been focused on small animal medicine. He enjoys orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Winterowd’s motto is, “We’re here to prevent and solve problems. If our team can’t, then we will get you in front of whom we feel has the best qualifications to do so.” He is rarely seen without his 2 dogs at work.
Dr. Winterowd and his wife live on a small cow-calf farm with a dozen or so black angus cattle, and a handful of barn cats. Much of Dr. Winterowd’s spare time is taken up with watching his 2 daughters in their activities. He enjoys his trips to Wyoming, construction, and racquetball.
Jill L. Johnson, DVM
Dr. Jill Johnson received her DVM in 1994 from Texas A&M University and joined a large animal practice in Houston. She moved back to Iowa in 2002 and joined Linn Animal Hospital in 2006.
Dr. Johnson’s special interests are internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. A certified veterinary chiropractor and graduate of The Healing Oasis Wellness Center Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy program, she uses spinal adjustment as a complimentary modality in the treatment of neck and back problems. She is a member of the AVMA, IVMA, LCVMA and a Fellow in the College of Animal Chiropractors.
Dr Johnson graduated from Cedar Rapids Prairie High School in 1980. She lives in Marion with her husband Michael and Astro their adopted dog. She enjoys hiking, showshoeing, gardening, running, biking, fishing and competitive nosework with her dog.
Misty Yancey, DVM
Dr. Misty Yancey received her DVM in 2015 from Kansas State University. Prior to her appointment at Linn Animal Hospital and Park Towne Animal Hospital in 2017, Dr Yancey served as associate veterinarian at a progressive 24-hour emergency hospital in a Northwest Chicago suburb and a small animal clinic in Coralville. Her professional interests include preventative medicine, internal medicine, behavior and exotics. She is a member of the AVMA, IVMA and LCVMA.
A native Kansan, Dr. Yancey moved to Florida to pursue a bachelor’s degree in marine science from Eckerd College. Upon receiving her bachelor’s degree, she spent several years in Florida working as a zookeeper and aquarist before returning home to attend veterinary school at Kansas State University.
At home, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, and her pets. Her pets include a tabby cat named Jill, a coonhound mix named JImmy and a rescued German Shepherd named Nyla and numerous saltwater fish. Her hobbies include walking the dogs, baking, yoga, crochet, and painting.