Dr. Melinda Story is a native of Colorado. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Colorado State University. Following a year at Texas A&M University doing biomedical research, Dr. Story returned to Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science. After receiving her DVM degree in 1999, she completed an internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Story then moved to Kansas and completed her residency training program in equine surgery at Kansas State University. Following her residency, Dr. Story spent a year as a clinical instructor at the KSU veterinary teaching hospital. Dr. Story became a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2004. She and her family returned to Colorado in July 2004 when she joined the staff at Littleton Equine Medical Center. In 2006, Dr. Story became certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and in 2011 she became certified by the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association. Dr. Story joined the staff at the Equine Orthopedic Research Center in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in the fall of 2013.