David F. Carron, DVM (MSU-1977, BS-1974) Dr. Carron is the owner of the Plaza Veterinary Hospital. He began working at the hospital in 1979, developed a partnership with Dr. Richardson, and became full owner in 1998.
Dr. Carron is a Past-President of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association. He has also been very active in and is a Past-President of the Southeastern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association.
He is a member of the Detroit Zoo Hospital Committee, which raises funds to benefit the veterinary hospital at the Detroit Zoo. One fund raising effort they sponsor is an annual Run/Walk at the Detroit Zoo in September.
Dr. Carron is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association. He has belonged to community service clubs and has served on the City of Farmington's Warner Mansion Committee. He has received several service awards.
Other activities include being a long standing member of the Veterinary Hospital Manager's Association, and participation by invitation in the annual "Well-Managed Practice" study performed by a nationally recognized veterinary accounting firm
He resides in Farmington with his wife and assorted pets. These pets include dogs, cats, fish, and a bird. His daughter graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at MSU in 2006!
Christian M. Ast, DVM (MSU 2002)
Dr. Ast joined our staff in 2002 as an associate veterinarian. He is a member of the American Animal Hospital Asssociation, Michigan Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr.Ast was President of the 2002 graduating class of veterinarians at Michigan State University.
Dr. Ast is also a Past-President of the Southeastern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association.
During his spare time, you may find Dr. Ast wandering the aisles of Home Depot, as he enjoys working on home improvement projects. He is married with one son and one daughter at home.
Tracy L. Adams, DVM (MSU 2004)
Dr. Adams began her career in the veterinary field working as a veterinary assistant and technician. She then went on to attain her degree as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Adams joined our staff upon graduation from veterinary school in 2004.
Dr. Adams is the current President of the Southeastern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association. She has been a member of SEMVMA since 2004 and joined the SEMVMA council in 2008.
Dr. Adams is also a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
Dr. Adams is married and has two sons. She has one orange tabby cat named "Izzo". She and her husband met during undergraduate studies at MSU and they are huge Spartan fans.
During her spare time Dr. Adams enjoys going to Spartan football games, traveling, exercising, and attending her son's sporting events.