Dr. Scott Loepp

Dr. Scott Loepp

Dr. Scott Loepp

Practice Owner & Veterinarian

Dr. Scott Loepp received his doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Prior to entering veterinary school, he earned his BA in chemistry and anthropology at Duke University. In 1984 Dr. Loepp joined the Soderholm Veterinary Hospital team. Ten years later he purchased the practice, renaming it Frontier Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Loepp has a special interest in soft tissue surgery, challenging skin problems and geriatric internal medicine.

Dr. Loepp’s commitment to animal care and welfare is also evidenced by his active participation in the veterinary community. He served a 1-year term as President of the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, has served as chairman of the Board of Directors for Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital in Portland, and served a 3-year term as the President of the Portland Veterinary Medical Association.

An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Loepp enjoys taking full advantage of all the outdoor recreational opportunities Oregon has to offer.  Scott has three adult children and has lived in the Portland area for over 30 years.

“Everyone was very friendly.  Dr. Loepp took his time with my kitty & explained things very well.  My kitty did not get nervous at all. Dr. Loepp gave a very thorough exam. A very pleasant experience for both of us.”   Linda C. 5/4/14
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So, do you go by Dr. Loepp or Scott or do you have any nicknames?

We like to NOT stand on pedestals at Frontier. Most clients call all of us docs by our first names. But either is fine.

In your words, what is your job at Frontier?

I work about ½ time as a clinician seeing patients, and ½ time as hospital director.

Our main responsibility, of course, is our patients, but we also spend a lot of time on working to provide great client service. In addition, I am also responsible for providing quality jobs for the roughly 30 team members who work at Frontier Vet.

Why did you decide to work at Frontier?

I came to Oregon as a brand new vet in 1984 and liked the hospital owner. So I took a job here. I’ve been here ever since; never got fired, or promoted.

Tell us a little-known fact about you!

I actually like cats a lot more than most folks believe that I do!