David Senter, DVM, DACVD
Michelle LeRoy, DVM, DACVD

Board Certified Dermatologist | Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology

 
  • Allergies
  • Skin Infections
  • Ear Infections
  • Diseases of the Feet &
    Foot Pads
  • Parasites
  • Hormonal Problems
  • Immune-mediated (autoimmune) Disorders
  • Hereditary/Congenital Conditions
  • Keratinization Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Idiopathic Disorders
 
 
 

Meet the Doctors & Staff

Dr. David Senter received his Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University, followed by the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Iowa State University. During his training at Iowa State he was elected to the Society of Phi Zeta, the national veterinary honor society. Following graduation, he completed a one-year rotating internship in medicine, surgery, and dermatology at Newark Animal Hospital, a multi-specialty referral clinic in Northern Delaware. Afterward, he completed a two-year residency in dermatology at Cornell University with the world-renowned veterinary dermatologists, Dr. Danny Scott and Dr. Bill Miller. He has taught thousands of veterinary students and veterinarians about the specialty of veterinary dermatology. Dr. Senter has authored multiple articles in both national and international journals and textbooks, delivered over 100 scientific lectures, and conducted a variety of research projects related to veterinary dermatology. He has served on the education committee of the ACVD and he has been an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine since 2003 where he teaches veterinary medical students. He is the past editor of equine dermatology for CD-Equis, a worldwide, interactive, continuing education CD.

Dr. Senter is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, and is one of only about 250 board certified dermatologists in the United States. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association. He moved to the Kansas City area in January 2003 after practicing in Denver at the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado.

Areas of Expertise
Dr. Senter specializes in allergies and all diseases of the skin, ears, and nails, including bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections, autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, and many skin cancers. He has had extensive training in dermatopathology, and interprets most of his own biopsies. Although, the majority of his patients are dogs, cats, and horses, Dr. Senter is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases of all domestic animals. On occasion he does consult with zoo veterinarians at the St Louis Zoo and other regional zoos.

Personal
Dr. Senter's interest in allergy and dermatology runs in the family, as his father is a physician specializing in allergies. A native Texan, he grew up in a suburb of Dallas, but spent much of his time on the family cattle ranch in central Texas. Dr. Senter has a dog, 2 horses, and an ever-changing menagerie of pets in the house that his children have "collected". Dr. Senter is an avid outdoorsman and he enjoys fishing, dog training, working on the farm, and anything else that gets him outdoors. He is a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Overland Park. 

Dr. Michelle LeRoy received her Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in French from Kansas State University. She continued her education with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she was elected to the national veterinary honor society, Phi Zeta. Upon completion of her degree, she completed a one-year rotating small animal internship at VCA Mission Animal Referral and Emergency Center in Mission, KS and then worked for a short time in general practice. She then completed a three year residency under the mentorship of Dr. Senter and under the rigorous guidelines of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, both at VADC and the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Leroy is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology.

Dr. LeRoy is a native of Kansas City and attended Notre Dame de Sion High School in Kansas City, Missouri. She is excited to remain in the Kansas City area and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her dog and cats. In her free time she enjoys traveling, the performing arts, cooking, and photography.

Erin Williams has worked with Dr. Senter since 2003, although she joined the team at VADC in January 2012. She graduated from Maple Woods in 2001 with an associate's degree in veterinary technology. She is also a soldier in the US Army where she is trained as a veterinary technician. Erin's pet family includes 2 adorable terriers and 2 frisky felines.

Casey Foulk joined VADC in March of 2015; after working in the veterinary field since 2003. Casey is a graduate of Park University, where she received her degree in Communications. In pursuing her passion for animals she went on to graduate from Maple Woods Veterinary Technology in 2014.
Casey brings over a decade of experience with her to VADC that includes: Emergency and speciality medicine, mixed animal, as well as general practice.
The true loves of Casey's life are her dogs, Dharma and Gauge (English Pointer and Labrador) and her two rats, Little Foot and Petrie.

 

Jennifer Loomis is an Oklahoma State University graduate, receiving her degree in zoology in 2007. Her interests grew to include companion animals, motivating her to pursue a career with Nestle Purina where she was a caretaker for both dogs and cats. In 2010, she transitioned to private veterinary practice, working as a veterinary technician in New York and Illinois before recently returning to the Kansas City area to join the VADC staff. When away from work, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time outdoors with her chocolate lab Sammie.