• Dr. Barstad is married and has a son and daughter. He has a Golden Retriever Kealey and a cat Tiger. His activities include family, woodworking, fly- fishing, and mentoring.
  • Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center, Founding Partner 2005 – present
  • Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice Clinical Consultation Award, 1997 (Texan who has most helped peers with consultation and patient care)
  • Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, Owner and Staff Surgeon in all disciplines of surgery, orthopedics, soft tissue, neurosurgery, 1986 – present
  • Surgical Residency and MS, Iowa State University, in Veterinary Clinical Sciences, 1983
  • Private Practice, Small Animals, Colorado and Wisconsin, 1979 – 1983
  • Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, Reiser Award for Proficiency in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 1978