Meet Our Provider

Meet Our Provider

Raised on a farm and ranch in southern New Mexico, Dr. Laas studied animal science at New Mexico State University. He earned his doctorate of veterinary medicine from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2005.

After completing a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Dr. Laas developed a special interest in diagnostic imaging. He remained at the University of Georgia for a three year radiology residency and received the house officer award his final year. Dr. Laas became a diplomate of the America College of Veterinary Radiology in 2009.

For the two years following his residency, Dr. Laas worked in a busy multidisciplinary specialty hospital in south Texas. From 2011-2016, Dr. Laas co-owned a veterinary practice in Colorado Springs, provided traveling imaging services to local veterinarians and consulted with local emergency/specialty hospitals.

In order to be closer to family, Dr. Laas moved back to the Athens area in 2016. Currently Dr. Laas provides on line imaging consultations, outpatient ultrasound services at regional partner hospitals, and is a consulting specialist in diagnostic imaging for the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Laas lives on a small farm with his wife, children, flock of sheep, too many chickens, two donkeys, and a dog. In his spare time he coaches his kids’ soccer teams, enjoys family projects on the farm, plays soccer, and trains in Olympic weightlifting.


Timely and accurate imaging studies, including radiograph, ultrasound, CT, and MRI.

Outpatient Ultrasound

Abdominal, thoracic, and musculoskeletal outpatient ultrasound examinations.

Minimally-invasive Tissue Samples

Thoracocentesis, pericardiocentesis, organ fine needle aspirate and needle biopsies.