Gustavo De Cillo, DVM  Owner

Born in Brazil, Gustavo De Cillo, dreamed the American dream of owning his business. He grew up with his family owning Quarter horses and enjoyed training horses throughout his younger years.  Gustavo worked hard and graduated from Universidade De Marilia- SP Brazil in 1998  ith his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his equine surgery residency at Unsep, Botucatu in Brazil. He journeyed to the USA in 2001 to complete a 2 year US internship at the Brazos Valley Equine Hospital in Navasota, TX. After completing the intense, hands on internship he traveled back to Brazil and opened De Cillo Equine Sports Medicine back in Brazil. In 2006 he made the life changing decision to close his practice and train to be become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in the United States. After completing his needed education he joined Dr. Andrew Currie at Currie Equine Clinic in 2009. During this time he also had two beautiful children, Gianluca and Isabella, as well as gained his US Citizenship. In 2016 Dr. De Cillo purchased Currie Equine Clinic and achieved his American dream.  Outside of the veterinary practice Dr. De Cillo enjoys good music, good wine and good food!

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Lauren Quast,  DVM

Lauren received her B.S. in animal science from the University of Minnesota, then went on  to complete her veterinary degree from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2014. She completed an internship at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital after graduation where she honed her skills in equine sports medicine. Lauren joined our team in August of 2016 to work the horse shows at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy. She has remained with our clinic, working part-time on all aspects of equine wellness care. She also works part-time in a mixed animal practice with her fiancé in Sweeny, TX. Outside of works she enjoys running with her dogs, traveling and spending time on the water. 

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REFFERAL VET: M. Kohle Herrmann, BS, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO)

Dr. M.K. (Kohle) Herrmann graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1970. He was an intern and medical resident at the Animal Medical Center in New York City from 1970 to 1973. In 1973 he moved to Ft. Collins, Colorado and was a clinician at the teaching hospital at Colorado State University until 1974. In 1974, he returned to Texas and went into private practice in Houston. Dr. Herrmann completed the requirements for board certification and became a diplomat in the ACVO in 1976. In 1979, he started the Gulf Coast Animal Eye Clinic at the current 'main office' location of 1551 Campbell Rd, Houston.

In his spare time Dr. Herrmann is a gourmet cook and an avid fisherman

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