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Nick Carlson


Director of Surgery

Primary Clinic: Salinas

Nick met his wife, Dr. Laramie Winfield (also on our veterinary staff) while they were both in the UC Davis veterinary program. They were married in Carmel Valley in 2009.


Board certified in Veterinary Surgery, Nick’s professional interests include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, with specific interests in advanced equine dentistry and diseases of the skull and upper airways. Dr. Carlson is an equity partner at Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinics.



  • 2012-2015 Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic, Surgical Residency, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)


  • 2012 joined SCEC


  • 2009-2012 Private practice including Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center


  • 2007-2009 Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic, Internship and additional year


  • 2007 UC Davis, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine


  • 2003 San Diego State University, BS Cell and Molecular Biology

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