DVM, MPH, DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal Practice)
Andrew Bean, DVM, MPH, DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal Practice) graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. He completed an internship in small, exotic, and zoo animal practice at Valley Animal Hospital in Tucson, AZ, then went on to practice alongside and be mentored by Peter Fisher, DVM, DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal Practice) at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital in Virginia Beach, VA. Andrew became board-certified in Exotic Companion Mammal Practice in 2020, and is currently in exotics-exclusive referral practice at the Animal Emergency and Referral Center of Minnesota. He is published in the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine and Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, and has authored textbook chapters in Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Avian, and Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care. He is particularly passionate about guinea pigs.
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys jazz, classical, soul, and funk music, particularly Earth, Wind, and Fire; Bruno Mars/Silk Sonic; the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra; and Arvo Pärt. He also enjoys naval history, Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot books, and video games from the ‘80s and ‘90s. Andrew lives in Saint Paul with his wife and two children.