Robert Burge, DVMDr. Burge, our Chief of Staff, has been practicing veterinary medicine for more than 43 years. He was born and raised on a dairy farm in Wellington Ohio, a small town in southern Lorain County. Dr. Burge attended Ohio State University (OSU) for both undergraduate and veterinary school,  graduating from OSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1971. He started Apple Hill Animal Hospital in 1976, and moved into the current building in 1992.

Dr. Burge is married to Susan Burge and they have two children. He and his wife have raised and shown poodles for over 30 years. When not at work, Dr. Burge enjoys golfing and gardening. He has maintained the gardens around Apple Hill Animal Hospital since its inception.