VCA Great Lakes Veterinary Specialists

Amanda Elpiner, DVM, DACVIM/Oncology, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, Ohio State University
Certifications: DACVIM/Oncology
Departments: Oncology


Dr. Amanda Elpiner graduated with honors from The Ohio State University in 2001 with a Bachelors of Science in molecular genetics. In 2005 she earned an honors degree as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Elpiner then completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ and completed a small animal medical oncology residency at the Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center in Norwalk, CT.  She received her board certification in Oncology from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.  Dr. Elpiner enjoys spending her free time with her dog, Quinn, and cat, Emma.


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Great Lakes Veterinary Specialist provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 216-831-6789. We have just recently moved and are located at our brand new, state of the art facility at 4760 Richmond Road. Warrensville Heights, OH 44128.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.