Dean Vicksman, DVM
Dean Vicksman is a Denver native and the owner of both Evans East Animal Hospital and Denver Cat Hospital. Having been in business for over 32 years, Evans East has grown from a one doctor practice to now house over 12 doctors in a brand-new state of the art facility where a great number of animals are welcomed through our doors.
Dean is an undergraduate of the University of Colorado and a graduate of Colorado State University Veterinary School. After graduation, Dean interned at the prestigious Angell Medical Center in Boston. He then returned home, to open his own veterinary care facility that exemplified his passion for animals and their welfare.
In addition to building a caring and professional practice, Dean serves on a wide array of Boards, demonstrating his commitment and passion to and for animals.
• Dumb Friends League – Board Chair; DFL is recognized nationally as a leader in animal welfare;
• PetAid Colorado – Board Chair – Providing subsidized veterinary services for the underserved population of Denver;
• Animal Assistance Foundation – Vice Chair – Providing Grants for Animal Welfare in Colorado;
• WINN Feline Foundation – Providing grants for feline research;
• The Grey Muzzel Organization – Advisory Board – Improves the lives of at-risk senior dogs.
Dean is also a local celebrity, appearing on the Pet Health Segment on ABC Channel 7 Denver for 15 years, and still going strong.
Having been married to his wife and best friend for over 32 years, Rebecca and Dean have two grown children, Koby a Chemical Engineer and Sarah, the Practice Manager at Evans East. The family loves the outdoors and takes full advantage of the Rocky Mountains, hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. In addition, Dean is a 2nd Degree black belt from Peoples Kenpo Karate