Locally-Owned in Oakdale and St. Paul, Minnesota

Avian & Exotic Medicine

Andrew Bean, DVM, MPH, CPH, DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal Practice), received his veterinary degree from the University of Minnesota in 2011, with an emphasis on small animal and companion exotic animal medicine and surgery. Dr. Bean earned a Masters of Public Health in 2014 and ​became board certified in exotic companion mammal practice in 2019. He has worked in zoos, primary care practices, and emergency facilities around the country, settling in Virginia Beach for six years prior to his return to Minnesota.Dr. Bean offers veterinary care for exotic species in the following areas:​

• Referral for sick pets
• Referral for animals who are not responding to a current treatment
• Referral for advanced diagnostics (CT/MRI)
• Wellness care or anesthetized procedures in the event that your family veterinarian does not see exotic species
• Referral for advanced surgical and dental procedures (dental abscesses, endoscopy, fracture repair, appendectomy, etc.)

The Avian & Exotic Medicine Service is unable to see pigs, primates, raptors, or venomous snakes and lizards as patients.

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