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Meet The Doctors


Dr. Lee Hinson

Dr. Lee Hinson is a 1992 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. When he and Dr. Hutchinson established Union Veterinary Associates in 1994, he fulfilled a lifelong dream.  He grew up in St. Clair, Missouri and always wanted to return home after college.  Dr. Hinson provides mobile veterinary services for horses and cattle.  Dr. Hinson is a member of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Franklin County Cattleman’s Association, Missouri Cattleman’s Association, and the Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association.  Dr. Hinson is married and has two college aged children.  His interests include hunting, fishing, camping, and raising cattle. Throughout his career, he has donated his time to area schools, 4H Organizations, and saddle clubs giving lectures and demonstrations.  He has also donated time to the First Presbyterian Church of Union, St. Clair Jr. Bulldogs Wrestling organization, and the St. Clair Athletic Boosters.



Dr. Pamela Hutchinson

Dr. Pamela Hutchinson is a 1990 graduate of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.  She grew up on a dairy farm in upstate New York.  After veterinary school, she completed an internship specializing in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.  Together, with Dr. Hinson, she established Union Veterinary Associates in 1994. Dr. Hutchinson provides care for any and all small animal species including cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, reptiles, and pocket pets. Dr. Hutchinson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Hutchinson is married and has two college aged children.  Her interests include gardening, reading, camping, and caring for her many pets.  Throughout her career, she has donated time to area schools. She has participated in St. Clair Edgar Murray School’s Serendipity Day and area district career days.  She was a girl scout leader for 8 years, a Sunday School teacher for 10 years, and vacation bible school coordinator for 2 years.



Dr. Patty Homeyer

Dr. Patty Homeyer grew up in Platte City, Missouri.  She graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  It was where she met her husband Rob.  She has been an associate veterinarian for Union Veterinary Associates for 10 years.  She is a jack of all trades, providing care for large and small animals.  She has pursued additional training in the care of llamas.  Dr. Homeyer is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, Franklin County Cattleman’s Association, Farm Bureau, American Angus Association and St. James Evangelical Church.  She is Secretary of the East Central Veterinary Medical Association and a project leader for 4H.  She also is active with PTO.  Dr. Homeyer and her husband raise beef cattle and have a son in middle school.  She enjoys attending her son’s activities and horseback riding.



Dr. Erin Frandsen

Dr. Erin Frandsen is a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine.  She has been a lifelong resident of Missouri; her childhood was spent at the Lake of the Ozarks.  During veterinary school, she was a student preceptor at Union Veterinary Associates prior to being hired as an associate veterinarian.  Dr. Frandsen currently treats both large and small animals.  She is most interested in dairy cattle and companion animal medicine.  She is a member of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and the President of the East Central Veterinary Medical Association.  Dr. Frandsen is the older of two children.  She has one younger brother who currently attends Mizzou and is a Cadet in their ROTC program.  She is the daughter of Fire Chief Scott Frandsen and Cheryl Frandsen of Camdenton, Missouri.  Her interests include hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and spending time with her animals