Dr. Matthew Lang, DVM


Dr. Matthew Lang was born in Warren, Ohio in 1961 and grew up in the Midwest. He graduated high school in 1980 from Naperville Central High School in Naperville Illinois. He moved to Texas soon after & received his undergraduate Biomedical Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1985. Dr. Lang then spent 4 years in the Biomedical research field & worked with Texas A&M University College of Medicine / Veterinary Medicine, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children & Medical City Dallas Advanced Surgical Institute. He then returned to Texas A&M and received his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine Magna Cum Laude in 1993. Prior to his move to the Hill Country & founding Cibolo Creek Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Lang was owner of Forest Park Veterinary Hospital in Dallas & then a partner at North Dallas Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Lang has developed an interest in surgery and capable of performing a variety of orthopedic & soft tissue procedures.

Dr. Lang and his wife Brenda have been married 35 years and currently live in Boerne. They have 2 sons, Daniel their youngest son is a recent graduate of Texas A&M. Ben & his wife Sheridan live in the Dallas area with their 2 daughters. Dr. Lang & Brenda enjoy spending time outdoors & love to travel. Their favorite trips are to Dallas to visit their granddaughters Harper & Peyton. Dr. Lang has a special interest in hunting breeds & spent much of his youth training / field trialing both pointing dogs & retrievers. When Dr. Lang isn’t working to keep his animal patients healthy, you’ll probably find him fishing or working with his two hunting dogs Sammie & Mag Pie.


Dr. Karin Hinkle, DVM


Dr. Hinkle graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. After graduation she completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She returned to Texas and entered veterinary practice in the San Antonio area. She developed an interest in diagnostic veterinary ultrasound and began taking ultrasound courses with Sound-Eklin diagnostic imaging. She later became employed by Sound-Eklin assisting in their veterinary ultrasound education courses during her weekends off from private practice. She has also had the opportunity to work for The Department of Defense as a civilian instructor for courses taught to veterinarians and veterinary technicians in the United States Army. Most recently, she trained under and worked for a board certified radiologist performing mobile veterinary ultrasound services for veterinary clinics in the San Antonio, Boerne, and New Braunfels area.

Dr. Hinkle enjoys spending her free time with her family of four dogs and two cats as well as with her husband, Charlie, and his dog and two cats. She treasures time with her mom and sharing their common interest in quilting. Her other interests include hiking with the dogs, reading, photography, and interior design.


Dr. Marissa Klein, DVM


Although Dr. Marissa Klein is a Colorado native, San Antonio has been her home since 1996. Upon arriving in San Antonio, she worked as a molecular biology research assistant at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She had plans to move back to Colorado to go to veterinary school, but instead, her journey took her to Texas A&M where she received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2003. After graduation, she joined and worked the last 11 years at a small animal practice in San Antonio.

Dr. Klein married a Boerne native, George, and they have lived in Boerne since 2006. They have four young children, Mallory, Logan, Corey and Ava as well as 4 four-legged kiddos. Outside of work, she helps teach Sunday school at St. John Lutheran Church, helps lead an American Heritage Girls troop, chauffeurs her kids to their various activities, and enjoys outdoor activities with her family.


Lauren Hoerster, DVM


Dr. Hoerster graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. After graduation she practiced mixed-animal medicine in a rural Texas area for several years and then did a brief stint in North Carolina working in swine medicine. She came to the Boerne area in 2007 and has been practicing small animal medicine in San Antonio for the last 10 years.

Dr. Hoerster and her husband Ken live in the Comfort area with their 2 dogs, 2 cats and 2 horses. They are both involved with their church. Outside of work and family, Dr Hoerster also enjoys kayaking with her husband, riding her horse and home improvement projects.