Tim Chirpich, DVM
Dr. Tim Chirpich is a General Practitioner and the owner of Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center since 1998.
Born and raised in Gladstone, Missouri, Dr. Chirpich attended the University of Missouri–Columbia after high school. Before finishing his undergraduate course work, Dr. Chirpich applied for and received early admission to the University of Missouri, Columbia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. He graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.
Dr. Chirpich’s areas of professional interest include anesthesia, pain management, surgery and dentistry. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Dental Society and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association. He is also past President of the Raytown Rotary Club (2005-2006), past Chairman of the Board of Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce and past member of the Board of Directors for the Raytown Area Chamber of Commerce.
He and his wife, Brigette, have two daughters. The family has a Dachshund named Mocha and a German Shepherd named Valentine.
Jeania A. Beachner, DVM
Dr. Jeania A. Beachner is a General Practitioner who has been practicing with Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center since May of 1996.
After graduating high school, Dr. Beachner entered the University of Missouri–Kansas City, graduating in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. That next fall, she enrolled in the University of Missouri–Columbia, College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.
One of Dr. Beachner's favorite parts of veterinary medicine is sharing in the bond people have with their pets. She believes in educating pet owners on their pet's proper care help to improve that animal’s health and strengthen the human/animal bond.
Dr. Beachner’s areas of particular professional interest include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, internal medicine, and cardiology. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Beachner and her husband, Dion, a Cabinet Designer at Shamrock Cabinets, have two daughters. Dr. Beachner’s hobbies include running, swimming, biking, photography, reading, and spending time with her family.
The family’s pets include a two Mini Dachshunds named Olivia and Lolly, and a Golden Retriever named Frankie.
Dr. Matthew C. Godwin is a General Practitioner who joined Raytown-Gregory Animal Health Center in June of 2017.
Dr. Godwin grew up in Grandview, MO where he became an Eagle Scout. After graduating high school, Dr. Godwin entered Drury University, graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Biology. The next fall, he enrolled in the University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.
Dr. Godwin chose a career in veterinary medicine because of his love for animals and fascination with science. He believes in strengthening the relationships with our pets through preventative medicine and care.
Dr. Godwin's areas of professional interest include anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, opthalmology, and preventative medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, and the Kansas City Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Godwin and his wife, Tarryn, have two cats and a ferret named Mama, Maia, and Addie. His hobbies include camping, hiking, reading, and riding his motorcycle.
Dr. Lowrey grew up on Independence, MO, attending Blue Springs High School where she played soccer. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Missouri, graduating in 2016 with a degree in Animal Sciences. Dr. Lowrey graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020.
Dr. Lowrey has wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as she can remember. She loves experiencing the human-animal bond and finds the opportunity to treat and heal animals tremendously rewarding.
Dr. Lowrey's areas of professional interest include soft tissue surgery, cardiology, theriogenology and pocket pets.
Dr. Lowrey has a Pit Bull/Lab mix rescue named Sam who she enjoys playing frisbee with. Sam was a therapy dog for hospitalized human patients while Dr. Lowrey was at the University of Missouri. In her free time, Dr. Lowrey enjoys playing soccer, reading and exercising.