Our Vets

Dr. Lisa Banker

Dr. Lisa Banker grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana.  She attended West Lafayette High School, Depauw University, and then Purdue University Veterinary School.  She has worked more than half of her years at Blair Animal Clinic! (She won’t say how many more!).  Twelve of those years she had the honor of working with her father, Dr. John A. Blair, who is now retired.Lisa married Bill Banker after she finished school and they have raised four children together along with a few dogs, cats and birds.  Currently, her family enjoys their dog Zeus, and their cats Buzz and Woody, and two horses, Houdini and Poco Niner.

Lisa cherishes the relationships she has with her own family of humans and animals.  She enjoys being able to support the human-animal bond in her clients’ families as well.

Dr. Shirley Waibel

Dr. Shirley Waibel obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in 1994 and went on to obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Illinois in 1999. As a native of Indiana, she was happy to accept a job at Blair Animal Clinic and return to her home state. She has been working at Blair since 1999. Her special interest is surgery. She shares her home with three cats and various farm animals.

Dr. Alfonso Gerbolini

Dr. Alfonso Gerbolini graduated from Purdue University Veterinary in 2012. He is originally from Lima Peru where he studied in a German School. He lives with his partner Stacy and their dog Molly in Lafayette. Stacy is also a veterinarian. Molly is a red 5 year old Golden Retriever that needs improvement. Dr. Alfonso worked in the swine industry for 9 years before entering veterinary school. He is now a vegetarian for animal welfare reasons. Dr. Alfonso describes himself as a humanist, an animal lover, and an advocate of mother earth. Dr. Alfonso has an interest in dentistry and medicine. His goal is to help every patient reach the highest quality of life by providing sound medical care and advice while educating clients. Dogs are his favorite animals in the summer and cats in the winter and has become fond of horses.



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