William J. Moyle, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Moyle earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1964, and has been practicing veterinary medicine ever since. As the owner and founder of Lone Tree Veterinary Medical Center, he has a life-long commitment to the care of companion animals, and demonstrates it with his wealth of knowledge and experience in all areas of small animal medicine.
Dr. Moyle is board certified in Canine and Feline Clinical Practice with the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP), which further exemplifies his medical expertise in both dogs and cats.
While Dr. Moyle enjoys the challenges and rewards of helping both dogs and cats, he is also experienced in the general care of pocket pets and in the cosmetic care of birds.
Dr. Moyle holds a special interest and expertise in orthopedic surgery, and is our certified T.P.L.O. (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) orthopedic surgeon. As the result of his extensive surgical experience and commitment to helping pets stay mobile and active, he has helped hundreds of pets with orthopedic problems resume normal, physically active lives.
Dr. Moyle believes that all pets deserve to have a good life through the benefits of modern veterinary medicine and the comfort of a loving home. He is a strong advocate for preventive medicine and believes that proper diet and weight management, along with daily dental hygiene and exercise, are all key components of helping pets live long and healthy lives.
When not caring for pets, Dr. Moyle enjoys spending time with his wife and two Standard Schnauzers, Cole and Willow. An accomplished athlete, he also participates competitively in several sports, including, handball, trail running, snowshoeing, and cycling. His most notable accomplishments include a “number two” ranking with the U.S. Handball Association and several first-in-age-group finishes in local mountain trail running and snowshoe marathons. Among his most favorite Colorado events are the Pikes Peak Ascent and the Pikes Peak Marathon, and the Imogene Pass Run from Ouray to Telluride.
L. S. Burstein, DVM
Dr. Burstein earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Missouri in 1992.
Although trained in all areas of veterinary medicine, he is also interested in non-traditional pets and exotics, having worked with them in a variety of capacities while practicing at the Knoxville Zoo in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Dr. Burstein has been on our medical team since 2004, and enjoys helping dogs and cats of all sizes, as well as rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rats, and mice.
He believes that all pets deserve to have good lives through regular preventive care, corrective treatment when needed, and a safe, nurturing environment in which to live.
Dr. Burstein likes to spend his free time with his wife, a demanding cat named Candide, and three adopted shelter dogs named Sapphire, Osa and, newest addition, Rusty, who was an orthopedic patient in our Mercy Care Program. Also skilled in iron forging, he enjoys spending creative time in his forging studio, making iron tools and implements that are both artistic and functional.
Eli Layman, DVM
Dr. Eli Layman is a third generation Coloradoan who grew up in the nearby community of Littleton, Colorado. Since childhood, she has always known that she wanted to become a veterinarian and spent her high school years preparing to become one by working as a Veterinary Receptionist and a Veterinary Technician, with the goal of attending Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
After being accepted at Colorado State University, she spent the next nine years pursuing her goal, graduating Cum Laude and on the National Dean’s List with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Zoology in 2002. In 2003, she graduated at the top of her class with a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. She then went on to complete her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2007, with an additional certification in Laser Surgery.
Following graduation, Dr. Layman moved to Colorado Springs where she spent the next several years honing her skills in internal medicine and surgery, working with a wide variety of dogs and cats in various stages of health. During this time, she also broadened her expertise in a variety of exotic pets, including, small mammals, birds and reptiles. While Dr. Layman enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, she holds special interests and expertise in soft tissue surgery, dentistry, preventive medicine and behavior issues. She also has a keen understanding of the necessity for nurturing the human-animal bond through open communication and enjoys sharing this knowledge with her patients and their owners.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Layman enjoys spending time with her husband and their young son, two brown tabby cats named Orion and Briggs, and a big black Lab-Dane mix named Jackson. Her favorite activities include biking, hiking, and relaxing next to a snuggly cat with a good book.
Bryan Voss, DVM
Growing up in Michigan, Dr. Voss always dreamed of one day moving to Colorado after frequent ski vacations here with his family. Once he met the special staff members at Lone Tree Veterinary Medical Center, he knew it was time to finally make the move west and in May of 2015, he joined our medical team.
As a second generation veterinarian, Dr. Voss’s interest in veterinary medicine was sparked early on, spending his younger years under his father’s tutelage at their veterinary practice in the upper Midwest.
After completing high school, Dr. Voss went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Michigan State University. He continued his quest for several more years, completing his clinical year at Cornell University and graduating with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2010.
Following graduation, Dr. Voss spent several years working at a busy small animal practice in Central New York, where he gained considerable experience in surgery, internal medicine, and the care of small exotic mammals. Although he enjoys all facets of small animal medicine, he has particular interests in orthopedic surgery, oncology, and geriatric care. In addition, he is experienced in the cosmetic care of bids and in the general care of rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and pet rats.
Dr. Voss favors a compassionate and transparent style in his practice of veterinary medicine and encourages communication with his clients about the care of their beloved family pets.
When not practicing at our facility, Dr. Voss can usually be found spending time with his wife, his two small children, and a German Shepherd mixed breed dog named Winter. He also enjoys golfing, snowboarding, rock climbing, and cheering on his favorite collegiate football team, Michigan State.
Bryce Mercuri, DVM
Dr. Mercuri hails from Crystal River, Florida, a place often referred to as the manatee capital of the world. As a native Floridian, he pursued his academic studies at the University of Florida, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 2011, and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015.
Dr. Mercuri says he wanted to be a veterinarian as long as he can remember. When his college years arrived, his decision to pursue veterinary medicine was an easy transition. To broaden his practical experience while in college, he worked as a veterinary technician. He also spent a considerable amount of time working with horses, an opportunity that provided additional experience in large animal medicine.
After graduating with his DVM, Dr. Mercuri spent the following year practicing at a very busy AAHA-certified veterinary practice in Plant City, Florida. While there, he was able to hone his skills in a variety of areas, including, wound management, dermatological problems, and parasitic-related diseases.
While Dr. Mercuri’s medical interests are broad, he particularly enjoys ultrasonography, emergency and internal medicine, and management of chronic conditions. He finds guiding sick patients back to health and improving their quality of life to be an extremely rewarding part of being a veterinarian.
Along with caring for his patients, Dr. Mercuri enjoys helping clients understand their pet’s needs and the day-to-day things they can do to help their pets live healthier lives.
Dr. Mercuri is an avid outdoorsman, and during his time off enjoys hikes on the trails with his Rottweiler, Cash, as well as playing tennis, SCUBA and free diving, and watching college football.
Melissa Gottschall, DVM
Dr. Gottschall earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 1993, and has been at our facility on a part-time basis since 2002.
Having been interested in becoming a veterinarian since she was nine years old, Dr. Gottschall has worked in all aspects of clinical practice.
She has special interests in canine and feline wellness, preventive medicine, and client education, and enjoys empowering her clients with the information they need to make the best choices for their pet’s care.
Dr. Gottschall lives with her husband, three children, and an English Shepherd named Dexter. When not caring for pets, she enjoys learning to herd with Dexter, volunteering at her children’s school, skiing and hiking in the mountains, reading and knitting.
Lisa Pepmeyer, DVM
Dr. Pepmeyer has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 28 years, and brings substantial knowledge and experience to the fore with every pet she sees. She has been a part of our veterinarian team since 2012.
Having grown up in Ft. Lupton, Colorado, she remembers always having an intense interest in both animals and the outdoors, and decided to combine these passions into her career as a veterinarian.
Dr. Pepmeyer pursued this quest by earning a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree at the University of Colorado in 1982, after which she continued on to earn a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1986. Over the course of the next decade, she refined her medical skills as an animal emergency critical care veterinarian.
Dr. Pepmeyer has continued to expand her expertise in general clinical practice in both small and large animal medicine and surgery over the many years since.
In addition to her medical skills, Dr. Pepmeyer holds a Class II Health Certificate License and is well-versed in the often complex details of transporting pets to other countries around the world.
Dr. Pepmeyer enjoys all aspects of being a veterinarian, including, interacting with the humans attached to the pets she cares for.
When not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Pepmeyer enjoys reading books and journals on a wide range of topics, being in the outdoors, and sharing time with friends who play in local country-rock music bands. Her most favorite past time, however, is hanging out with her menagerie of pets, including, two Saddlebred horses, Jack and Vinne, six cats - Baxter, Fidget, Shorty, Elway, Ember, and Quiver – and a variety of wild animals that frequently visit her property.