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Keating, Stephanie

Clinical Associate Professor, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Service Head, Anesthesiology
1008 West Hazelwood Dr.
2001 S Lincoln
M/C 002
Urbana, IL  61802


  • Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) in Anesthesiology
    University of Guelph; Guelph, ON, Canada

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) with distinction
    University of Guelph; Guelph, ON, Canada

  • Undergraduate Life Sciences Studies
    Queen’s University; Kingston, ON, Canada

Professional Certifications

  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

  • Certificate in Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of Guelph; Guelph, ON, Canada

  • College of Veterinarians of Ontario licensed

  • North American veterinary licensing examination certified

Academic Positions

  • Post-graduate Research Assistant
    Manuscript writing and textbook chapter editing with Dr. Carolyn Kerr
    University of Guelph; Guelph, ON
  • External Placement in Laboratory Animal Research
    Pain and welfare research with Dr. Paul Flecknell
  • Comparative Biology Centre; Newcastle, UK
    Research Assistant in a Summer Leadership Research Program
    Immunology and vaccine research with Dr. Pat Shewen
    University of Guelph; Guelph, ON
  • Research Assistant
    Gastrointestinal disease research with Dr. Christopher Justinich
    Gastrointestinal Disease Research Unit; Kingston, ON
  • Research Assistant
    Stem cell and cardiac research with Dr. Robert Rose
    Toronto General Hospital Research Institute; Toronto, ON
  • Research Assistant
    Veterinary anesthesia research with Dr. Carolyn Kerr
    University of Guelph; Guelph, ON
  • Anesthesia Summer Student
    Ontario Veterinary College; Guelph, ON
  • On-call Technician
    Animal Health Laboratory; Guelph, ON
  • Animal Care Assistant, Avian-Exotics Service
    Ontario Veterinary College; Guelph, ON

Industry Positions

  • Anesthetist in Private Practice
    West Toronto Veterinary Surgery; Toronto, ON
  • Toronto Animal Eye Clinic; Toronto, ON
    Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Referral Hospital; Oakville, ON
  • Associate Veterinarian
    Heartland Pet Hospital; Mississauga, ON

Research Interests

  • Pain assessment
  • Adjunctive therapies for pain management
  • Locoregional anesthesia
  • Cardiopulmonary effects of anesthetic drug combinations
  • Immunological effects of anesthetic and analgesic agents


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Dr. Stephanie Keating is a board-certified specialist in veterinary anesthesia and pain management. She received her veterinary degree from the Ontario Veterinary College and practiced in the Toronto area before returning to the Ontario Veterinary College, where she completed her residency and Doctor of Veterinary Science graduate degree in anesthesiology.

Dr. Keating also has an interest in the wellbeing of laboratory animals and received certification in laboratory animal medicine from the University of Guelph. She spent a couple of years as an anesthesiologist in private referral practice before joining the anesthesia team at the University of Illinois. Her desire to contribute to the field of veterinary anesthesia and pain management has led her to stay actively involved with research and serve as a reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals.