Our Staff

Licensed and Certified Staff


Donald C. Bojrab, DVM

Dr. Bojrab grew up on a farm in Ft Wayne, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University Veterinary School in 1973. His first job took him to Greendale, Winsconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. In 1975 there was an opening at South County Animal Hospital in St. Louis, with the prodding of his brother, who was a veterinarian and Head of the University of Missouri Veterinary Surgery Department, Dr. Bojrab took this position. In 1978, he teamed up with Dr. A. Dean Burgess to open the Tesson Ferry Veterinary Clinic. Doctors Bojrab and Burgess both shared a special interest in veterinary surgery and took many referrals from local veterinarians for the more delicate surgeries that required more attention in the 1970's and 80', this was before specialty practices were available/open. Dr. Burgess moved to Arizona in the 1980's for family reasons. 

In 1989, Dr. Bojrab bought the location that was known to many locals as Eime's Tavern, later Ulys, Lynda's Bon appetit and Popper's. A two story Mediterranean style Veterinary hospital was built and opened Thanksgiving weekend in 1990 as the Tesson Ferry Veterinary Hospital, which we currently occupy.

He and his staff have always tried to give the best quality care to this area 

Terry St. John, DVM

Dr. St. John has years of experience when it comes to dog training and Schutzhund work. He grew up in Arnold, MO, and went on to work with birds of prey at the World of Birds show at Busch Gardens in Tampa, FL, where he developed an interest in medicine for zoo and small animals. Dr. St. John graduated from the University of Missouri with his DVM in 1994 and began working at Tesson in 1995.

Kimberly A. Cole, DVM

Dr. Cole graduated from the University of Illinois and has been working with us since 2007. She is originally from Chicago.


  Cynthia F. Grebel, DVM

Dr. Grebel has been a veterinary assistant here for several years and grew up in South County. After receiving her BS degree in Animal Science as well as her DVM degree from University of Missouri, Columbia, she returned to Tesson in June 2011.

Our technicians:

Our Staff

  • Diane
  • Kim
  • Heather
  • Vicky
  • Emily
  • Jessica
  • Maria
  • Ashley
  • Brandi

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