Dr. Hymel is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. After receiving her veterinary degree, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Purdue. Since that time, she has practiced in California, Michigan, and Minnesota before moving to the Pacific Northwest with her husband and daughters in 2014. Her special interests include soft tissue surgery and emergency medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Hymel enjoys knitting, gardening, and spending time with her family.