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Jacoba van der Giessen, DVM


Dr. Jacoba van der Giessen grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada, and graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island in 2007. After practicing for a couple of years in Pittsburgh, she decided to move closer to extended family & joined the RBVH team. Her special interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine cases, as well as integrating chiropractic care with conventional medicine.

Having had exposure to holistic practices in her early career, Dr. van der Giessen decided to pursue chiropractic training to enhance her approach of optimizing quality of care. She received her certification from the Healing Oasis Wellness Center; the only nationally accredited chiropractic school in the country, and has appreciated significant improvement in success rates with treatment.   

Dr. van der Giessen & her partner share their home with 2 cats, 2 dogs, and 2 horses. When she's not working, she enjoys spending time on the farm or traveling.

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