Veterinarians


Dr. Sharon L. Moore, DVM
dr-moore-001Dr Sharon Moore is the owner and visionary behind what is new at Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic. She spent hours upon hours designing and planning a new space for a fabulous old practice with lots of existing clients. She wanted to increase the space without changing what was great about the old practice, personal service and affordable pet care.

Dr. Moore graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee in 1983. She received the Armistead Award for Outstanding Veterinary Student, and the Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Academic Achievement in 1982. Society of Phi Zeta, Honor society of Veterinary Medicine and Gamma Sigma Delta, Honor Society of Agriculture. She became a partner at Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic in 1998 and sole proprietor in 2007. Dr. Moore is a member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Moore likes sharing activities with her husband Michael and daughter Katie. The Moore’s enjoy travel, scuba diving, horseback riding and church. They have cats, horses, cattle, and a sheltie named Aggie and Australian Cattle dog named Jazz.

Dr. Tucker Robinson, DVM
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Dr. Tucker Robinson grew up in Waelder, Texas where he attended Waelder High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in May of 1962 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M in February of 1964. Dr. Robinson served time in the Air force working with the Sentry patrol dogs.

Dr. Robinson partnered with Dr. McDonald in 1966 and two years later they purchased the property on Thompsons Road (FM 762) where they opened for business on Memorial Day, May 21, 1970. Tucker became the heart and soul of the small animal practice while Dr. McDonald embraced the large animal side. Dr. Robinson has always been dedicated to the practice of good veterinary medicine and client service.

Tucker is a member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinarian Medical Association, and the Harris County Veterinary Medical Association. He has been published in Veterinary Pathology for the diagnosis of a zoonotic protozoan parasite called canine encephalitozoonosis found in a litter of puppies he treated here at Rose-Rich. This was the first report of the infection to be found in the United States and the first description of the isolation and propagation of a canine microsporidan.

Dr. Robinson married Emily Robinson in 1964 and together they have two children, Michael and Cindy, and eight grandchildren. They enjoy spending time with family and have a poodle named GiGi, and a calico cat named Cali. In his free time Dr. Robinson enjoys bike riding, travel and is an avid reader.

Dr. Julie A. Martin, DVM
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Dr. Julie Martin earned her B.S., Magna Cum Laude, in 1989 from Prairie View A & M University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M in 1993. She was awarded the Citizens for Animal Protection Veterinary of the Year award 4 years consecutively, 1995 – 1998. She is a member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Martin is very involved in The Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show. She is active on two committees, The Palomino Horse Show committee since 2008 and the Team Penning and Ranch Sorting committee since 2006. Julie also competes in Ranch Sorting at the Livestock Show and other venues around Texas.

Dr. Martin is currently living in Rosenberg with her 17 year old twin boys who she affectionately refers to as her “life”. Together they share a home with three dogs, one horse and four cats. Julie says “The most important thing I like about veterinary medicine is the opportunity to give back to the community”. Dr. Martin routinely participates in career days at Wessendorff, and Navarro sixth grade campuses. She also helps local Boy Scout troop 1000 earn various merit badges.

 

Dr. Stephanie Ginestra, DVM

Dr. Stephanie Ginestra was born and raised in Houston, TX. She majored in Biomedical Science and Zoology as an undergraduate at Texas A&M University. Dr. Ginestra graduated from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She has special interests in diagnostic imaging, pet dental health, soft tissue surgery, and teaching young people about veterinary medicine.

She is a member of the Houston County Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

In her free time Dr. Ginestra enjoys being an amateur painter, traveling to visit her extended family in France, exploring international cuisine, and spending time with her dogs Tucker, Kaia, and Gibbs.

Dr. Tracey Deiss Sackman, DVM

Coming in May, 2015……..

Dr. Sackman grew up in the Rosenberg area and began her veterinary career as a kennel assistant at Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic in the late 80’s. Her undergraduate studies were in biochemistry and genetics at Texas A& M University where she also completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, Cum Laude in 1998. Dr. Sackman completed a post graduate internship in small animal medicine and surgery then continued to work as an emergency veterinarian and general practitioner in the Dallas Fort Worth Area.

Wanting to return to her hometown and family roots, Dr. Sackman looks forward to joining the Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic Family in May 2015.

Dr. Sackman is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association and has special interest in small animal pain management, dentistry, internal medicine, and surgery. Serving as the veterinarian for several DFW police department service dogs, Dr. Sackman enjoys the challenge of canine police and service dog care.

In her free time, Dr. Sackman enjoys spending time with her husband, Stephen as well as their four fur-kids Jancsi, Sapphira, Veruka Salt, and Bitty. She is a 10 time participant in the Susan G. Komen 3 Day 60 mile walk for breast cancer and loves being outdoors, playing volleyball and roller skating.

                               

Dr. Charlie Mc Donald, DVM
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Dr. Charlie Mc Donald was born and raised in Texas. He attended Jefferson High School and was a noted athlete that excelled at football, lettering all four years. He continued his football career at Lamar University and then again at Texas A & M in 1949. For the next three years he played defensive back for the fighting’Texas Aggies while he earned his B.S. in Animal Husbandry. When he graduated in 1952, Dr. Mc Donald became a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and served his time in the Strategic Air Command division. He returned to Texas A & M in 1955 and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1959.

Dr. Mc Donald established Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic in 1964 at the original location and then partnered with Dr. Tucker Robinson in 1966. They later moved the practice to 2203 Thompson Rd. where it has remained. Dr. Mc Donald presently handles the large animal portion of the practice.

Dr. Mc Donald was elected and served in six offices of the executive board leading to his election as president of the 1600 member Texas Veterinary Medical Association in 1976. Other honors include: 1983 recipient of the TVMA Distinguished Achievement Award, 1988 TVMDL Diagnostician of the Year, and 2005 Outstanding Alumni Award from Texas A & M.

Dr. Mc Donald and wife, Barbara have three children and six grandchildren. They have been active members of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Sugar Land since 1976. In his spare time Dr. Mc Donald likes to fish.

Dr. Stephen D. Pappan, DVM
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Dr. Stephen D. Pappan was raised in Wichita Falls, Texas and attended S.H. Rider High School. He earned his B.S. in Veterinary Science at Texas A & M in 1974 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M in 1975. He has a special interest in surgery and is certified in AO-ASIF Fracture Repair / Plating techniques, AO-ASIF Advanced Orthopedics / Corrective Oteotomies (TPLOs), and Slocum Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO). Dr Pappan is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr Pappan is currently available for surgical cases every Tuesday and some Friday’s at Rose-Rich Veterinary Clinic.

When Dr. Pappan is not working he is spending time with his three toy poodles Gracie, Lucy, and Scarlet or traveling to see his daughter Jenifer in New York. Dr. Pappan likes to combine travel to exotic places and continuing education several times a year. His extracurricular activities include golf and scuba diving.