Dr. Steve Kivisto grew up in the Babbitt, MN.  He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and then attended the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1997.   Dr. Kivisto has particular interest in preventative medicine, surgery and client education.

Dr. Kivisto has two children (a teenage son and daughter), two cats (Keswick and Noodle) and a guinea pig (Tribbles).  When he is not in the clinic, he enjoys outdoor activities, working out, reading and spending time with his children.