Dr. Satyanarayana Paturi began his career with Banfield starting in October, 2011 and arrived at the Florissant location in May of 2013. Originally from a rural community in India, he grew up around dairy animals, catalyzing an interest in animal medicine. Dr. Paturi attended Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University until his graduation date in 2001. Upon obtaining his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, he worked as a large animal veterinarian in India for five years before a transcontinental move to the USA to continue his education. In 2008 he received a Master's degree in Biology at Marshall University and pursued AVMA certification by 2010. Dr. Paturi spends his free time with his wife, new daughter, Siri, and shih-tzu, Mahi. He also loves to travel and wishes to soon visit all 50 states!