Surgery Team



Dr. Rappa earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.  He completed a Rotating Internship at Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center and a Surgical Internship at Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center.  He completed his Small Animal Surgical Residency at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa Florida in 2016. 


Dr. Rappa’s clinical interests include fracture repair, open wound management, and emergency abdominal surgery.  His past research focused on cranial cruciate ligament surgery.  Dr. Rappa is available for both orthopedic and soft tissue cases, and has training in the surgical treatment of intervetebral disc disease.  


Surgical cases can be referred to Dr. Rappa by calling MVRC at 636-536-4991. 

Employment Opportunities

We are always glad to accept resumes and applications from enthusiastic, hard working, dependable, positive, team oriented people who wish to join our team of veterinary health care professionals at MVRC.

Potential Job Positions Available