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Our Doctors

Sue A. Dougherty, DVM, MA, DACVIM

Dr. Dougherty received her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of California-Davis in 1987. She then completed an internship and her residency in internal medicine at Cornell University in 1990. After finishing her residency, Dr. Dougherty was a member of the faculty in internal medicine and physiology. In 1991 she moved to California to join Drs. Gilmore and Parchman in opening South Bay Veterinary Specialists. She and Dr. Parchman opened Bend Veterinary Specialists in 2004 and she enjoys working in a community where animal wellness and health so strongly influence the Central Oregon lifestyle.

Dr. Dougherty is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

                            Mark B. Parchman, DVM, DACVS, CVA, CCRT

After receiving his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri in 1984, Dr. Parchman entered small animal private practice. After a year in practice he returned to academia and completed a rotating internship at the University of Saskatchewan and then a small animal surgical residency at Cornell University in 1989. Following his residency, Dr. Parchman was a member of the faculty of surgery for 2 years before joining Dr. Dougald Gilmore and Dr. Sue Dougherty to open South Bay Veterinary Specialists in San Jose, CA in 1991. In 2004 he and Dr. Dougherty moved to Bend, OR and opened Bend Veterinary Specialists, the area’s first specialized veterinary medical and surgical facility.

Dr. Parchman is board certified in surgery and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeon. He is also certified in Canine Physical Rehabilitation and Veterinary Acupuncture.