Meet Our Team
Dr. Nicholas Pisoni
Dr. Pisoni has been a veterinarian at Binder Animal Hospital since 1983, but started his career here in 1975 as a kennel assistant while in high school. Dr. Pisoni graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982. He completed a post-graduate internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Pisoni's special interests are general surgery and orthopedics. Dr. Pisoni is a member of the Greater St. Louis, Missouri, and American Veterinary Medical Associations and a member of the Veterinary Information Network. He is married to Dr. Kovar and they have two sons. In addition to his current pets, he has had dogs, birds, a rat, guinea pigs, gerbils, ducks, chickens, calves and horses.
Dr. Kathryn Pisoni
Dr. Kovar has been at Binder Animal Hospital since 1989. She is a 1984 graduate of the University of Missouri college of Veterinary Medicine. She holds an undergraduate degree in Zoology from the University of Nebraska. She is married to Dr. Pisoni and has two sons. They currently care for five cats at home as well as two cats and a rabbit at the hospital. Her previous pets have included horses, dogs, birds, fish, guinea pigs and a boa constrictor. Dr. Kovar is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and the Greater St. Louis, Missouri and American Veterinary Medical Associations.
Dr. Karen Felder
Dr. Felder has been at Binder Animal Hospital since 1992. She majored in Biochemistry undergraduate school and in 1988, she graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association and the Greater St. Louis Veterinary Medical Association. She has three cats named Mischa, Kanga and Kita.
Dr. T. Regan Birkner
Dr. Birkner joined Binder Animal Hospital in 2015. He graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. He is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, and the Greater St. Louis Veterinary Medical Association. Special interests include preventive medicine, surgery, client education and cooperation. He has been married to his best friend since 2004 and is most proud of his daughter and son. They live with Maggie, an American Brittany.