Philip Brown

  • City:Springfield
  • State:MO
  • Biography:

    Date of Birth:  4-22-47

    Place of Birth:  Wurzburg, Germany

    Married to wife, Gloria.  Children:  Kalyn, Jonathan, Jannifer

    Dr. Philip R. Brown was born in Wurzburg, Germany, and has resided abroad as well as in the U.S.  After graduation from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, he served as a captain in the U.S. Army and spent two years in the pathology program at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center.  He practiced emergency medicine and did relief veterinary medical work in Denver before relocating to Springfield.

    Dr. Brown operated ANEM Pet Emergency Hospital, one of the first dedicated emergency facilities in Missouri.  He later was involved with other veterinary medical facilities in southwest Missouri.  After several years of mixed animal practice, he now limits his practice to small animals at the Animal Care Center in Springfield.

    Dr. Brown has been married to his wife, Gloria, for 37 years.  They have three children: Kalyn, who graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College of Springfield; Jonathan, a college soccer player, who is majoring in business; and Jannifer, a freshman at Cox College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

    Dr. Brown’s veterinary facility is an accredited American Animal Hospital Association hospital committed to the highest standards of veterinary care.  As an AAHA hospital, the best health care available is offered because of practice philosophy and the association’s standards.


    Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield MO, 9-65 to 8-67

    Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, University of MO-Columbia, 9-67 to 5-69

    Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, University of MO College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia MO

    9-69 to 5-72

    Work Experience:

    1972-74   United States Army, Pathology Department, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver CO

    1974-78   Dr. D. G. Carlson, 311 West Sunshine, Springfield MO

    1978-Present   Private Practice, Springfield MO

    Activities and Interests:

    Southwest Missouri Humane Society

    Friends of Veterinary Medicine President

    College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Assoc

    Jefferson Club Member University of Missouri

    Central Christian Church Elder

    Special Olympics

    Champion Athletes of the Ozarks

    Young Life

    Sigma Pi Fraternity Chapter Director

    Learning Disabilities Association of America

    Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

    Project Self Esteem Springfield Public Schools

    Dickerson Park Zoo Springfield MO

    Ducks Unlimited

    Delta Tau Alpha Professional Fraternity

    Boy Scouts of America

    Professional Affiliations:

    American Veterinary Medical Association

    Missouri Veterinary Medical Association – Ethics and Grievance Committee, Animal Welfare Committee

    Southwest Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

    Springfield Veterinary Medical Association

    Veterinary Orthopedic Society

    American Animal Hospital Association

    Missouri Association of Veterinary Practitioners




Veterinary Honor Roll Honoree


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