Dr. Lori Bidwell received her DVM from Michigan State University in 2001 where she also completed an anesthesia residency. She is a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists and is a certified veterinary acupuncturist and massage therapist. Her internship year was completed at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington where she went on to head the anesthesia department after finishing her residency. In 2009, Dr. Bidwell moved to St. Kitts in the West Indies to teach at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She later returned to Lexington to develop an acupuncture service and work as an anesthesiologist for Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine. In 2012, Dr. Bidwell moved to Michigan to work for Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine teaching anesthesia and working with the Equine Lameness and Sports Medicine service. Dr. Bidwell not only cares for equine patients, she also practices small animal, with an emphasis on canine acupuncture. She avidly competes in the Adult Jumpers and Equitation and enjoys exploring the many locations she visits by hiking with her dogs.