Meet Our Team

  Tom Bach, DVM

Dr. Tom Bach grew up in Milwaukee, received his undergraduate degree from UW-Madison in finance and accounting, and his veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine.  Following 10 years of ownership of a veterinary clinic in Edgerton, WI, he decided to open a neighborhood practice and walk to work.  Dr.Pam Mache had a similar idea, and together they opened Lakeview Veterinary Clinic in November 2006.

Tom is an adjunct professor at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine.  He is married to Birgit (our resident artist), and they have two children - Alex and Annika.  The Bach family has 2 dogs (Cosmo and Bisous), a cat (Cinders), a horse (Coal), and a parakeet (Mia).  Dr. Bach enjoys running, swimming, hiking/backpacking, camping, skiing, travel, baking, and reading.

  Pam Mache, DVM

Dr. Pam Mache graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992.  Prior to attending veterinary school she was a high school biology teacher.  She has been practicing small animal medicine for over 20 years, and in 2006 opened Lakeview Veterinary Clinic with Dr. Tom Bach.  

Pam lives in the Westmorland neighborhood with her partner Mary and their three children - Jack, Tessa, and Maddie.  They have a dog (Cocoa), cat (Nosey), guinea pigs (Peanut and Nibbles), and a bird (Buddy).  In her free time Dr. Mache enjoys biking, snowboarding, tinkering around the house, and any activity with her family.

  Megan Arce', DVM

Dr. Megan Arce' graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She initially joined the Lakeview team in 2008, working as an assistant for 4 years.  She is excited to be back, and looks forward to reconnecting with old friends and meeting new faces!

Megan lives in Madison with her husband Mike and a menagerie of pets including Paloma the Chihuahua, two cats (Tommy and Raisin), two house rabbits (Koolaid and Jaws), and a handful of hermit crabs.  In her free time Megan is an avid knitter.  She also enjoys gardening, boating on Madison's lakes, and participating in fitness competitions.

  Amelia Fairchild, DVM

Dr. Amelia Fairchild graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007.  She completed an internship with the Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center and has worked mainly in emergency medicine since graduation.  Amelia has done some relief work for Lakeview over the years and loved the clients and staff.  She is excited to have joined us full time now!

Amelia has a farm with her partner where they raise Scottish Blackface sheep and chickens.  She enjoys spending time outdoors with the assorted farm animals as well as their dogs Moss and Grendel.

  Mason Oakes, DVM

Dr. Mason Oakes is a Madison native, and a 2013 graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine.  He completed a small animal internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas in North Carolina, and then worked as an emergency veterinarian in Madison before joining our team.

Mason lives in the Midvale Heights neighborhood with his wife Britta (also a veterinarian!), and their three cats (Frankie, Desmond, and Olive).  In his spare time, Mason enjoys running, biking, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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3518 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711

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  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment!"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA
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Compassionate care, right in your neighborhood

3518 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711