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Tim G. Eastman


Chief of Surgery

Primary Clinic: Salinas

A native of Salinas, Tim was raised in Monterey County, California, where his family had deep roots in the local horse industry. Like many veterinarians, Tim decided to become an equine veterinarian at a very young age. Tim met his wife, Alexandra (Alex) in veterinary school; they were married during his surgical residency and are proud parents of four children. Tim joined the Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic (SCEC) practice in 2000


Tim and Alex now work together as co-owners of Steinbeck Peninsula Equine Clinics. Board certified in Veterinary Surgery, Tim is committed to ‘round-the-clock equine care, using the most advanced technology available.



  • 2001 Board Certified in Equine Surgery, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)


  • 2000 joined SCEC


  • 1998-2000 Texas A&M, Surgical Residency


  • 1997 Littleton Large Animal Clinic, Littleton, CO, Internship


  • 1996 UC Davis, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine


  • 1996 UC Davis, Masters in Preventative Veterinary Medicine


  • 1991 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, BS Animal Science

Board of Directors:


  • Salinas Rodeo


Professional Service:


  • International Laminitis Committee Member


  • Veterinary Managers Group 8 Member (2003-2015)

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