Silver Creek Animal Clinic LLC

P.O. Box 1620
Silverton, OR 97381


Silver Creek Animal Clinic P.C.  - Our Doctors

Michael Stewart, DVM

Dr. Stewart graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1973. He has practiced in the Willamette Valley for over 30 years. He is a member of the American Association of Veterinary Medicine, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, and Northwest Equine Practitioners Association. 

Jennifer Ceremuga, DVM

Dr. Ceremuga (formerly Dr. Bate) Joined the Silver Creek Animal Clinic team in 2012. She Graduated from Veterinary School at Colorado State University and completed a year long internship at Alpine Animal Hospital in Carbondale Colorado.

Dr Ceremuga’s interests in veterinary medicine focus on providing high quality wellness care and maximizing her patients’ quality of life. Orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries are of particular interest to her, and she loves watching her patients recover from those procedures that alleviate their pain and improve their overall health and happiness.

In her free time Dr Ceremuga enjoys spending time with her husband Joe, and their 2 dogs and 2 cats. She can often be found working in the garden of their Silverton home, or hiking and exploring all of the beautiful places around Silverton.

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Ali Sandiford, DVM

Dr. Sandiford grew up in Central Oregon and graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine before finding her place at Silver Creek Animal Clinic in 2018. 

Her professional interests include just about everything veterinary, she is as excitable as she is dedicated to her patients and clients. 

Before becoming Dr. Sandiford, Ali spent many years working in the trenches as a horse trainer specializing in young and/or ‘difficult’ horses.

In addition to multiple injuries, those years propagated a sharp eye for lameness and an inability to take herself too seriously. 

Outside of work Ali enjoys the company of her horses Jack-Jack and Tuna, her Great Dane Louie aka The Medical Nightmare.  She looks forward to building stronger connections within the community and discovering all of the things that make Silverton a wonderful place to live.

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Kevin Tangeman, DVM

Dr. Tangeman grew up in Sherwood, OR, graduated from Willamette University in 2010 and graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.  He moved to Silverton in 2013 while still in Veterinary school, but only joined Silver Creek Animal Clinic in 2019.

Dr. Tangeman is interested in soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and oncology. He has experience in preventative care, general practice, and emergency medicine. 

At home he loves spending time with his wife, Brittany, his two daughters, two dogs, and three cats. In his free time he enjoys swimming, soccer, basketball, disc golf, and hopes to someday get back to snowboarding again. 

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Kaci Koch, DVM

Dr. Kaci joined Silver Creek Animal Clinic in September 2019. She has lived in Silverton for 4 years. She graduated from veterinary school in 2009.

Her passions includes preventive care, dental care, and feline disease.

Dr. Kaci is married to her wonderful husband, Robert, with 2 beautiful little girls. She currently has 3 dogs (Sage- border collie, Astrid- mini aussie, Eva- papillon) and 3 cats (Ewok mu, Cassidy & Marshmallow). Dr. Kaci enjoys hiking/camping, baking, watching movies, and spending time with her kids. 

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