Meet Our Team
Dr. Eric Bostrom
Dr. Eric Bostrom joined our team in February 2021 as the new Medical Director of Wilson Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Bostrom graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. Shortly after graduation, he moved to Utah and spent most of his career in and around the Salt Lake valley area. He has extensive experience in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Bostrom also has a special interest in reptile medicine. He and his family currently share their home to 3 rescue dogs, 2 cats, and 2 snakes, with hopes to bring in some more animal friends in the future. In his free time, Dr. Bostrom enjoys getting outdoors for hiking, fishing, and birding.
Dr. Amanda McElyea
Dr. Amanda McElyea is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and moved to Utah in 2019 following her husband, Dr. Nick Kirk's, pursuit of an avian (bird) specialty at Parrish Creek Veterinary Hospital. She graduated from The University of Tennessee at Martin in 2012 with a degree in Animal Science and The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Since graduation she has worked as a general practitioner veterinarian with interests in radiology, dentistry, and soft tissue surgeries. Dr. McElyea and Dr. Kirk share their home with 2 dogs, a cat, an Amazon Parrot, and 6 rats, although she leaves the avian and exotic medicine to her husband.
Lead Veterinary Technician
Shanna joined our team in 2021 and comes with over 12 years of experience, including in both emergency and general medicine. She has worked in various practices from the Salt Lake Valley to North Salt Lake. She earned her AAS in Veterinary Technician from Broadview University. She enjoys the science behind veterinary medicine and loves the rewarding feeling of being able to help animals and their people feel better. Shanna has two dogs in her family named Maui and Tonka. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, sports, and traveling.
Maddie joined our team in 2021 as a veterinary technician with experience from the Humane Society of Utah. She is currently enrolled in a veterinary technician Associate Degree program. Maddie enjoys watching animals become their normal, happy, goofy selves when they start to feel better after our care. Her special interests are surgery and radiology. She has two dogs and 1 cat at home - a chocolate lab/pitbull mix named Abby, a black lab/golden retrieved mix named Atlas, and a brown tabby cat named Henry. Activities that Maddies enjoys are snowboarding, dancing, and hiking with her pups! One interesting thing about Maddie is that she currently has 15 plants and cannot stop getting more!
Trissy began working at our hospital in 2020 and has a long history of experience working at a diverse range of animal settings within the Salt Lake Valley, including Petsmart, the Humane Society, an emergency hospital, and specialty clinics. Her favorite thing about the veterinary field other than working with animals is that there is always something new to learn and she strives to learn all she can to improve quality of life of our furry patients. She earned her Associate degree while raising two beautiful daughters and enjoys time at home with her pets. She has 2 dogs – a Great Pyrenees named Bear and a Shih Tzu named Wicket. She also has 4 cats named Falcor, Dina, Binx, and Mouse.
Lexy began working at our hospital in 2021 as a veterinary assistant. After quickly realizing how awesome she is, she was promoted to veterinary technician. She comes with experience from Cedar River Dog Farm and Tail Waggin Adventures. She gets excited to see animals that are happy to see us and has a special interest in chiropractic care and physical therapy, especially in horses! Lexy has a diverse range of pets at home, including Apollo (Great Dane), Paisley (horse), Mars (Ball Python), Leo (Betta fish), and Morty (DLH cat). Her favorite things in life are horseback riding, hiking, drawing/art, and Italian food!
Lead Veterinary Receptionist
Lindsey has been working with us since 2011 and had previous experience working at an animal shelter. Her favorite thing about working at Wilson is seeing all of the different animals every day. She enjoys time with her Lab/Dane mix named Carson in the rare event that she is not working!
Tristina has been in the veterinary industry for a total of 24 years! She spent the majority of her veterinary career working at Animal Medical Center in a variety of different roles, including technician, reception, and rehab. She earned her Associate degree and LMT at Renaissance Private School and earned her CNA at Lakeview Hospital. Tristina gained her love of the veterinary field at a young age watching her grandfather, who was a vet! She also grew up on a horse farm. She has 5 dogs and 1 cat at home named Chin Chin, Dolly, Jett, Josie, Candy, and Hoover. Tristina loves to stay busy in her free time! She is in a Rock and Roll band and plays percussion and drums. She loves to camp, travel, go to the beach, and spend time with her 9 grandchildren!
Bio coming soon!