Marie Higel, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Colorado State University


Dr. Marie Higel is an Arizona native, has always enjoyed veterinary medicine, and takes pride in supporting the bond that clients share with their pets. While working towards her degree in veterinary medicine, she was a veterinary technician for over 10 years. She earned her degree in veterinary science from the University of Arizona in 2003. She then went on to earn her veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 2007. Her interests include surgery, emergency medicine, and exotic animals including aquatic species. She moved to Oregon in the summer of 2007, and happily joined Rock Creek Veterinary Hospital in the fall of 2009.

Outside of work, Dr. Higel enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and their 2 dogs and 3 cats. She also bides her time with cooking, amateur nature photography, and enjoying all the ocean beaches, rivers, and lakes the Northwest has to offer.