Welcome to the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois

Small Animal Services

Small Animal Medicine

Appointment Times

New appointments seen Monday through Thursday; rechecks afternoons and all day Friday.

For consultations or appointments, contact:

Megan Miller, CVT, 217-244-1201



  • Emergency medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology
  • Intensive care
  • Pulmonary medicine
  • Urology

Special interests

  • Avian medicine and surgery
  • Blastomycosis
  • Chronic renal disease
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Exotics
  • Feline hyperthyroidism
  • Lower urinary tract disorders
  • Reptiles and amphibians

Special Capabilities

  • Blood component therapy
  • Full range of critical care services
  • Radioiodine therapy
  • State-of-the-art endoscopy
  • Urodynamics


Julie K. ByronJulie K. Byron, DVM, MS, DACVIM • Canine and feline urinary tract disease, canine urinary incontinence, cystoscopy and collagen implants, blastomycosis.

Olivier DossinOlivier Dossin, DVM, PhD, DECVIM-CA • Gastrointestinal diseases, liver and pancreatic diseases, diagnosis and functional investigation of inflammatory bowel disease, assessment of intestinal permeability and absorption, enzymes kinetics.

Thomas K. GravesThomas K. Graves, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM • Endocrinology, geriatric medicine, renal disease, canine reproduction.

Tiffany McFaddenTiffany McFadden, DVM • Emergency and critical care medicine.

Maureen McMichaelMaureen McMichael, DVM, DACVECC • Emergency and critical care medicine.

Mark A. MitchellMark A. Mitchell, DVM, MS, PhD • Invertebrate, fish, amphibian, reptile, avian and non-domestic mammal medicine and surgery, as well as conservation medicine and clinical issues in non-domestic species.

Mauria O'BrienMauria O'Brien, DVM • Emergency and critical care medicine.

Marcella D. RidgwayMarcella D. Ridgway, VMD, MS • Gastrointestinal disorders.

Debra SauberliDebra Sauberli, DVM, DACT • Canine reproduction.

Julia K. WhittingtonJulia K. Whittington, DVM • Avian and exotic animal medicine, wildlife medicine and conservation.

Additional Staff

Julia K. WhittingtonArnon Gal, Resident

Crystal HohCrystal Hoh, Resident

Katherine JonesKatherine Jones, Resident

Steve ShadwickSteve Shadwick, Resident

  • Marc Bozych, CVT, Critical Care
  • Kristin Beck, CVT, Critical Care
  • Kim Byrne, CVT, Zoological Medicine
  • Leiah Carney, CVT, Emergency Medicine
  • Kristina Donze, CVT, Critical Care
  • Dawn Flavin, CVT, Critical Care
  • Alyssa Galligan, CVT, ICU/ER Supervisor
  • Jessica Garrett, CVT, Emergency Medicine
  • Christine Kuntz, CVT, Critical Care
  • Tara Maggio, CVT, Critical Care
  • Megan Miller, CVT, Internal Medicine
  • Amber Raney, CVT, Emergency Care
  • Jennifer Robbins, CVT, Critical Care
  • Casey Saindon, CVT, Critical Care
  • Abby Schraeder, CVT, Emergency Medicine
  • Kristie Stasi, CVT, Internal Medicine