Angela Banz, DVM, DACVSangelabanz_profile

Background and Education:
Veterinary School: Texas A&M University
Internship Training: Animal Medical Center, New York
Residency Training: SAGE Centers for Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Care
Certification: Diplomate ACVS (2010)

Dr. Angela Banz is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she majored in Biomedical Science. She also received her DVM from Texas A&M (2004). Dr. Banz completed a small animal rotating internship followed by a surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York. Dr. Banz then completed a surgical residency, and ultimately became a staff surgeon, at SAGE Centers. She became board-certified in 2010.

Dr. Banz particularly enjoys the challenges of minimally invasive surgery: thoracoscopy, laparoscopy, and arthroscopy. When not practicing, Angela and her husband (another highly talented SAGE surgeon, Dr. Bill Banz) enjoy spending time with their daughter and son. When time and schedules permit, she also enjoys scuba diving, running, snowboarding, and a nice glass of wine. She is the proud owner of a dachshund (Lucy) and three tuxedo cats: Murphy, Firestone, and Stella.


Bill Banz, DVM, DACVSbillbanz_profile

Background and Education:
Veterinary School: Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Internship Training: Veterinary Specialty Hospital, San Diego
Residency Training: Animal Medical Center, New York
Certification: Diplomate ACVS (2009)

Dr. Bill Banz is a graduate of Salisbury State University, where he earned a BS in Biology and Environmental Marine Science. He received his DVM from Virginia Tech (2002). Dr. Banz completed internships at Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, followed by a year of emergency work back in his native Baltimore. He then completed a three-year residency in small animal surgery at Animal Medical Center in NYC, where he met (and married) Dr. Angela Banz, another highly-talented SAGE surgeon. Dr. Banz particularly enjoys performing minimally invasive surgery and fracture reconstruction. He became board certified in 2009.

When not practicing medicine, he is the ultimate do-it-yourselfer, tackling all manner of home remodeling and yard projects, as well as playing soccer, surfing, snowboarding, and wine tasting. Dr. Banz was drawn to veterinary medicine by his love for animals which of late has manifested into his own collection of three tuxedo cats and a dachshund.


William E. Scherrer, DVM, DACVSwilliamscherrer_profile

Background and Education:
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis
Internship Training: Texas A&M University
Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Certification: Diplomate ACVS (2009)

Dr. Bill Scherrer is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in psychology and minored in kinesiology. He received his DVM from UC Davis (2003). Dr. Scherrer then completed an internship at Texas A&M University, before returning to Davis for a residency in surgery. He became a board-certified surgeon in 2009. Dr. Scherrer particularly enjoys the challenges of surgical oncology, trauma care, and chronic wound management.

When not practicing, Bill enjoys daily exercise, obstacle/mud races (Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, etc.) and adventures with his wife and young daughter. He also enjoys volunteering at school events, which can also be an adventure! He is the proud owner of a golden retriever named Sugar and three cats: Clover, Jazzy and Candy. Dr. Scherrer was drawn to veterinary medicine by one of his first dogs, Sampson, and the poor manner in which the treatment options and prognosis for Sampson’s severe hip dysplasia were communicated to him. He vowed that he would try to do better, and withdrew from optometry school to pursue his DVM.


Andy J. Staatz, MS, DVM, DACVSandystaatz_profile

Background and Education:
Veterinary School: Colorado State University
Residency Training: Colorado State University
Certification: Diplomate ACVS (2002)

Dr. Andy Staatz is a graduate of Stanford University, where he majored in biology, but also studied geology. Dr. Staatz spent the year and a half after graduation traveling the western U.S. and Japan while working for a geophysical consultancy and then attended Colorado State University where he received his DVM (1983). Dr. Staatz then entered private practice for approximately 13 years at general/family veterinary clinics in Seattle, Santa Monica and Los Altos, CA. He then returned to Colorado State University and completed a residency in small animal surgery. Dr. Staatz joined SAGE in 2001, and became a board-certified surgeon in 2002.

Dr. Staatz particularly enjoys the challenges of orthopedics and is fascinated by bones: “Seeing them, touching them, and healing them.” When not practicing, Andy enjoys his own collection of animals, which includes a border collie, two cats, and six chickens. He was drawn to veterinary medicine by his love of animals, and the ability to blend one’s knowledge of animals and science all day, every day.


Additional Surgery Teams at our Other Hospitals

Concord
Martin L. Aitken, Dr. Mark Dosch, Lissa Richardson and Chuck M. Walls

Dublin
Bianca Boudreau, Dr. Mark Dosch and Tim Sellmeyer

Redwood City
Leigh Glerum, Colleen McCoy and Sharon Ullman