Dr. O'Connor grew up on a small farm in southeast Minnesota and was active in 4-H, FFA, band, and choir. He attended the University of Wisconsin at River Falls where he double majored in Animal Science and Biotechnology, and went on to the University of Minnesota, where he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Upon graduation, he spent his first year at a multi-doctor practice in rural Virginia, where he had many amazing experiences. He then moved back to civilization and started practicing in Seattle and Lake Stevens before joining the Reber Ranch team in 2014. His many interests in veterinary medicine include pain management, dentistry, emergency medicine, and plastic surgery.