VCA Aurora Animal Hospital

Doctors

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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  • Terry Medinger

    Medical Director
    DVM, Iowa State University
    Certifications: DACVIM
    MS, Kansas State University
    Departments: Internal Medicine

    Dr. Medinger graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986 and was in private practice in the Chicagoland area for three years.  He competed a small animal internal

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  • Steven Abel

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Iowa State University
    Certifications: DACVS
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Abel is a board certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.  He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Iowa State University in 1985.  He has been

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  • Matthew Bischoff

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Certifications: DACVR
    Masters, University of Illinois
    Departments: Diagnostic Imaging

    Dr. Bischoff graduated from the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997 and went on to pursue a residency in radiology in 2002 and a Master of Science in diagnostic imaging of

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  • Alison Book

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Oregon State University
    Certifications: DACVIM/Oncology
    University of Illinois
    Departments: Oncology

    Dr. Alison Book graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After finishing a small animal rotating internship at Washington State University, she went on to complete

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  • Enry Garcia da Silva

    Veterinary Specialist
    Certifications: DACVO
    Departments: Ophthalmology

    Dr. Enry Garcia, graduated from a Veterinary School in Brasilia/Brazil in 2004. Prior to and after graduation, he did clinical rotations at several Veterinary Colleges in the USA. After spending

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  • Akiko Koshino

    Veterinary Specialist
    BVM, University of Tokyo
    Certifications: DACVIM/Oncology
    Michigan State University
    Departments: Oncology

    Dr. Akiko Koshino received her Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tokyo in 2005. Before moving to the United States, she worked as a general practice clinician in Yokohama,

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  • Jennifer Matousek

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Michigan State University
    Certifications: DACVD
    Masters, Michigan State University
    Departments: Dermatology

    Dr. Matousek received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University and completed her dermatology residency at the University of Illinois, where she also served on for three

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  • Shelia McCullough

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Certifications: DACVECC, DACVIM
    Masters, University of Illinois
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Dr. McCullough was previously on the staff at the University of Illinois where she was instrumental in creating the critical care unit.  She graduated from the University of Illinois in 1987

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  • Lindsay McKay

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Florida
    Certifications: DACVD
    Departments: Dermatology

    Dr. McKay received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Florida.  She then went on to complete an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Berwyn and

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  • Miyu Mercier

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Certifications: DACVIM/Neurology
    Departments: Neurology

    Dr. Mercier received her DVM from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004.  Dr. Mercier completed a small animal internship at VCA Aurora and VCA Berwyn Animal Hospitals. 

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately or simply come right over.  We are open 24 hours/day 7 days per week - 365 days a year.  Call ahead if you will need assistance in getting your pet into our facility.

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