Dr. Stencel was born and raised in the Milwaukee area. She is a 2005 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. She returned to the Milwaukee area following veterinary school and has been with the Thiensville-Mequon Small Animal Clinic since then. Dr. Stencel enjoys internal medicine and sees canine, feline, and occasional small mammal patients. She and her husband have two children, one cat, and one dog. In her free time she likes to travel, camp, hike, garden, and read science fiction.