Jeff Bangle, DVM
Dr. Bangle grew up in Atlanta, GA and attended Chamblee High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. He finished with a Political Science degree. He worked in the business world for 4 years before returning to school to pursue his career in veterinary medicine. He graduated from UGA College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and has lived and worked in Athens and Watkinsville since finishing school.
He is married to Kathy, and has two boys, Jay and Reid, and one dog, “M.” He is passionate about internal medicine, surgery and well care, senior pet care and physical rehabilitation of injured or arthritis pets. Outside of work he stays busy raising his boys. You will also find him on the road as a runner pretty regularly. He has run several marathons including Boston and also will run local 5k’s when he can. He is a certified running coach from the RRCA and loves the opportunity help people become better runners. Professionally, he is a member of the AVMA and the GVMA.
Jeff Stortz, DVM
Dr. Stortz graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and has not left the Athens area since. He has lived all over the United States, including Colorado, New Jersey, Texas, and Georgia. Dr. Stortz attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, for his undergraduate studies. He enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery, and he also practices exotic pet medicine here at Oconee Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Stortz lives in Athens, Georgia, with his wife, Brooke, two daughters, Mariella and Emilee, and an ever-changing menagerie of dogs, cats, reptiles, fish, and other pets. His free time is spent reading, exercising, and relaxing with his two- and four-legged family.