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.

Showing 11-18 of 18
«   1   |   2
  • Samantha Middleton

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Michigan State University
    Certifications: DACVIM
    University of Illinois
    Departments: Internal Medicine

    Samantha Middleton, DVM, MS graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She completed a small animal rotating internship at Michigan Veterinary Specialists in

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Nora Ortinau

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Certifications: DACVIM/Neurology
    Departments: Neurology

    Nora Ortinau, DVM is a 2007 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating internship a VCA Aurora and Berwyn Animal Hospitals followed by a specialty

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • John Peacock

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Missouri
    Certifications: DACVS
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Peacock graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine prior to completing  an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Tennessee. 

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Meagan Sowders

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Ohio State University
    Certifications: DACVR
    Departments: Radiation Oncology

    Dr. Meagan Sowders (Williams) received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She completed a small animal medicine and surgery

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Lydia Soydan

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Cornell University
    Certifications: DACVIM/Cardiology
    University of Wisconsin Madison
    Departments: Cardiology

    Dr. Soydan received her DVM degree from Cornell University in central New York. She then completed a small animal internship at VCA VREC and VCA Shoreline, two emergency centers located in southwestern

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Caroline Tonozzi

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

    Dr. Tonozzi received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 2003.  She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Jennie Hiratzka

    Associate Veterinarian
    DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Dr. Hiratzka obtained her veterinary degree from UW-Madison in 2010. She then completed two emergency internships. The first was at Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center in Waukesha, and the second

    ...
    Read Full Biography

  • Rachel Kantola

    Associate Veterinarian
    DVM, University of Minnesota
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Dr. Kantola graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.  She was in private practice for 8 years and was a part owner in a two-clinic mixed animal practice

    ...
    Read Full Biography
Showing 11-18 of 18
«   1   |   2
CLOSE CLOSE

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.

Find a VCA General Care Animal Hospital near you:

 

See all VCA Animal Hospitals >

CLOSE CLOSE

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.

CLOSE CLOSE