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Banfield Pet Hospital® - South City

Banfield Pet Hospital® - South City

4621 Chippewa St | Saint Louis, MO 63116

Call 314-300-6748
Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Early Morning Drop-Off Service 7am-9am
  • Optimum Wellness Plans®
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Our veterinarians love your pet (almost) as much as you do.

From nose-to-tail exams to routinely recommended vaccinations, flea, tick and heartworm prevention, microchipping, dental care, and surgery, Banfield Pet Hospital’s veterinarians are committed to delivering care that’s as one-of-a-kind as your pet. Throughout every stage of your pet’s life, we’re at your side to help you find a smarter way to love your pet with access to:
• 1,000+ hospitals with convenient hours
• Affordable Optimum Wellness Plans® to make routine care easy – with access to Vet Chat™ 24/7 live chat support
• On-the-go scheduling and medical records on the Banfield app
• And lots more we’d love to tell you about at your first in-office visit

Get to know us with a Free first exam at your neighborhood Banfield – we can’t wait to meet you and your pet.


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Our staff is available for scheduled drop-off appointments starting at 7am Monday through Saturday and at 8am on Sundays. Our staff is available for scheduled drop-off appointments starting at 7am Monday through Saturday and at 8am on Sundays.
We use only the highest quality anesthetic drugs and practice extensive monitoring throughout all of our procedures.  Safety is our priority! We use only the highest quality anesthetic drugs and practice extensive monitoring throughout all of our procedures. Safety is our priority!
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Stop by and meet our amazing Team at Banfield S City! Stop by and meet our amazing Team at Banfield S City!
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Sitaram Parvataneni, DVM
Sitaram Parvataneni, DVM

Dr. Sitaram Parvateneni, (Dr. Sita for short), started working for Banfield in 2011, after working at our Manchester location he arrived at South City in 2012. He attended N.G. Ranga Agricultural University in India and upon obtaining his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, moved to the United States to work towards his Master�s Degree in Immunology. He decided after four years of immunology research at Michigan State University, he was missing something...pets! This is what led him to us, and we have been very grateful to have him here. When he is not high-fiving the South City staff and saving lives, he is visiting Niagara Falls, sharing his spicy food or hanging out at home with his wife Vani, daughter Aarna, kitty Jooju and Labrador Starlee.

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Kristen Wischmann, DVM
Kristen Wischmann, DVM

Dr. Kristen Wischmann joined Banfield in 2011. She grew up in nearby South County until attending Truman State University for her double undergraduate degree in Biology. After interning at a Big Cat Sanctuary in Arkansas, some graduate school in New Mexico, and shelter work back in Saint Louis, she thought it time to attend veterinary school. She graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2011. Her fourth year she received the H. Richard Adams Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine for demonstrating exceptional interest and understanding of the human-animal bond, which remains her favorite part of her job. Describing what she does on a daily basis, Dr. Wischmann has said most simply, "I take care of families." Her specific interests include managing aging pets, canine and feline dentistry, and internal medicine. She loves to spend her free time with her husband Derek, daughter Hazel, son Walter, Hannah the cat, 2 bunnies, and 2 birds.

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Jean Puccinelli, Dvm
Jean Puccinelli, Dvm

Dr. Jean Puccinelli joined Banfield in 2015 right here with our South City team and she has been apart of our team ever since. She grew up in Wisconsin until she left to attend St Louis University (slu) and received her undergraduate. From there she left for Ohio State and graduated with her doctorate of veterinary medicine in 2015. Her favorite part of her work day is snuggling all of the pets we see and singing to them throughout the day. She is especially passionate about our smaller breeds and dachshunds as she has one of her own Penny. Her hobby is Irish dancing which she was involved in for 17 years. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband Stephen and their pets a dachshund Penny, Kitty Marco and turtle Stewart.

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Rin
Rin

Veterinary Assistant

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Autum
Autum

Veterinary Assistant

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Kristi, Client Service Coordinator
Kristi, Client Service Coordinator

Kristi has been a Client Service Coordinator at the South City Banfield since 2015. She graduated from Truman State University with a B.A. in Psychology and French. She spends her free time reading fantasy novels and watching TV with her fiancé, James, and the best kitties in the universe, Sheldon and Callie.

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Sam, Veterinary Technician (RVT)
Sam, Veterinary Technician (RVT)

I have been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2015 and previously worked in emergency care for a year before coming to Banfield. My Favorite dog breed is Pit Bulls and I currently have two of my own whose names are Halle and Nala, and I also have a bearded dragon named Pebbles. My passion for veterinary care is in emergency, client education, and parasitology. In my free time I enjoy taking my pups for a walk or to the dog park, going to movies, reading, and playing video games! I'm excited to meet your fur-babies!

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Rachael
Rachael

Veterinary Assistant

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Alex, Veterinary Assistant
Alex, Veterinary Assistant


I have been with Banfield for 3 years after graduating from Vatterott College as a Veterinary Technician. I have a daughter named Teagan, a dog named Kiki, and a cat named Scarlett. In my free time I like to spend time with my boyfriend, family, and friends. I love to travel as much as possible. I have always wanted to work with animals, I love coming to work to help your pets! I feel very lucky to be able to work with dogs and cats everyday and could not imagine doing anything else.

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Morgan, Veterinary Technician RVT
Morgan, Veterinary Technician RVT

“I’ve been a registered veterinary technician since 2014 and prior to being at Banfield I worked at a mixed animal practice for roughly 4 years. I love all animals, but currently only have one cat named Dan. He’s a cuddly, long haired grey tabby who loves chasing water bottle lids around my apartment. My favorite areas of veterinary medicine are lab work, client education, and of course getting to love on pets all day! Work is pretty much my life, but when I’m not there I enjoy watching movies (with emphasis on superhero’s and all things nerdy), listening to classic rock, going to amusement parks, and exploring.”

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Regina, Veterinary Assistant
Regina, Veterinary Assistant

Regina joined the South City Location in mid 2015. She is currently a student at Midwest Institute and plans on graduating with an Associates of Science for Veterinarian Technician next year. She has 5 pets; 2 dogs Bailey and Guinness, 2 cats Khaleesi and Castiel, and a snake The General Patton Slytherie. In 2018 she received an award from her hospital for having the best "pet voice" and wants nothing more than to comfort every pet and give them love while they are here. Her passions in the vet field include client education, preventive care, and laboratory diagnostics. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, reading, spending time with family and friends, and cuddling on the couch with her furbabies while watching TV."

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Jenny
Jenny

Shift leader, Veterinary Assistant

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Jessica
Jessica

Client Service Coordinator

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Paulette
Paulette

Client Service Coordinator

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