Dr. Lynda graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After completing two internships and working at a private practice in southern California, she was accepted into the surgical residency program at the University of California-Davis and became a board certified surgeon in 2001. Dr. Lynda stayed on at UC-Davis for several years teaching students and also acting as the Director of the kidney transplant program. In 2003, she left UC-Davis to work as a surgeon in a specialty private practice for 10 years. In 2013 Dr. Lynda moved to the Durango area and worked as a surgeon in private practice for 4 years. She is now coming back to Wisconsin to be closer to family and friends. Dr. Lynda's special area of interest include minimally invasive surgery, complex soft tissue surgeries, and reconstructive surgery. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her shar-pei Daphne, quilting and other crafts, and spending time with family.