- Class IV Laser Therapy
- Stem Cell Therapy
- Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation
- Herbal Medicine
- Open on Sundays
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Holistic Veterinary Medicine
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary House Calls
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
- Veterinary Vaccinations
We invite you to visit our hospital where you can see the many reasons why our veterinarians and staff are praised for their kind and thorough care. Roscoe Village Animal Hospital has received numerous awards including Best Veterinary Hospital in the Chicagoland area.
Our team of veterinarians, technicians, client care coordinators, assistants, and facility caretaker are committed to making each visit both pleasant and informative while working with you to provide the best possible care for your pet.The veterinarians of Roscoe Village Animal Hospital have been providing care to the pets of Chicago’s Lakeview and Roscoe Village communities for over 19 years. Roscoe Village Animal Hospital officially opened its doors in May of 2005. We continue to build our reputation by being honest, ethical and caring with our clients and their pets.
Roscoe Village Animal Hospital is an established, modern veterinary hospital designed by an award winning veterinary architect. Each detail, such as the coffee station in our lobby, the private visitation room for clients, the lift tables in the exam rooms, and the advanced ultraviolet ventilation system that reduces airborne diseases, has been thoughtfully designed to ensure comfort and safety for both our clients and patients.
In 2008, Roscoe Village Animal Hospital received our accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association. Our AAHA accreditation means that we’ve undergone a rigorous evaluation process to ensure that we comply with strict standards in patient care, pain management, surgery, and many other areas.
Our hospital continually is evolving and maintaining our high standards by keeping up to date with the latest technologies and medical advances. Roscoe Village Animal Hospital utilizes both traditional and non-traditional treatment modalities to ensure exceptional patient care.
We also believe in giving back to our community and do so by supporting local schools, public organizations, and animal rescue groups. Each year our veterinarians and staff volunteer their time and services by providing extensive medical treatment and surgeries necessary for these homeless animals to become suitable for adoption.
Scott M. Rovner, DVM
Dr. Rovner founded Roscoe Village Animal Hospital in 2005, achieving a lifetime goal of creating a place where he and his staff could provide the kind of medical care consistent with his passion for animal well-being. He spent many long hours conceiving the hospital’s design and planning for the kind of facility that would provide the best available care to patients and clients. He continues to find ways of improving Roscoe Village Animal Hospital and prides himself on staying abreast of cutting edge medical ideas and technologies. One of his more recent acquisitions is an in hospital stem cell laboratory which is providing drug free relief for previously untreatable medical conditions.
Dr. Rovner graduated from The University of Iowa with a B.A. in Biology. He received his degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. He has been practicing in the Roscoe Village – Lakeview area since graduating many years ago. He is involved in the local community through speaking at schools, community programs, and sponsoring various animal fund raisers.
Dr. Rovner is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association.
In his spare time he enjoys swimming laps, reading veterinary journals, and spending time with his wife Susan, daughters Camille and Cecelia, and dogs Bruce and Trixie.
Suma Raju, DVM
Dr. Suma Raju is very happy to be a part of the Roscoe Village Animal Hospital team. She has lived in Roscoe Village since 1996 and is very happy to be serving the community she loves.
Dr. Raju attended Indiana University as an undergraduate and moved to Chicago to work as a computer consultant, which she did for 9 years. During that time, she earned her masters degree in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University. After several years and lots of work travel, Dr. Raju decided to follow her ultimate dream of becoming a veterinarian. She returned to Northwestern University to fulfill the necessary undergraduate pre-requisites and went on to earn her D.V.M. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Following graduation, Dr. Raju completed a one-year internship in small animal emergency medicine at the Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center in Waukesha, WI. Although she found the emergency cases and working closely with specialists to be a great learning experience, Dr. Raju felt that being able to build long-term relationships with clients and pets would be the most gratifying way to practice veterinary medicine.
Having completed her internship, Dr. Raju moved back to Roscoe Village and feels right at home at Roscoe Village Animal Hospital.
Dr. Raju is currently a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
When Dr. Raju is not busy giving back to the community through her volunteer work she enjoys knitting, biking, skiing, and traveling. Her recent new obsession is the group of small freshwater and saltwater tanks she has set up, spending most of her free time now reading geeky books about water chemistry. Dr. Raju also spends time with her two cats Greta and Pablo, and her dog Mandy.
Amanda Schnitker, DVM
Dr. Schnitker career began when she was a 9-year old, bringing home wounded wildlife to care for them. Dr. Schnitker continued to follow her childhood dream, and earned her veterinary degree from Iowa State University with honors. She then continued to enrich her education by pursuing two internships, a rotating small animal internship at the University of Illinois and a surgical internship with Veterinary Surgical Associates (now Sage Centers) in California. After returning to the midwest and settling in Chicago, Dr. Schnitker worked at several Chicago-area clinics, and is thrilled to be practicing at Roscoe Village Animal Hospital. Dr. Schnitker has a special interest in surgery, oncology, and hospice (end-of-life care).
She is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association.
When she is not at work, Dr. Schnitker can be found working in her garden with her cat, Lily, or running with her 8-pound dog, Bungee. She also enjoys traveling and bicycling with her husband, Brad.
Joanna Harchut, DVM
Dr. Joanna Harchut earned her Bachelors of Science in Animal Sciences from the University of Illinois. She went on to veterinary school at the University of Illinois and graduated with her DVM. She is a current member of Illinois Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Harchut grew up in Hawthorn Woods, IL and is now a resident of Chicago. She lives with her husband Mike and their two dachshunds, Franklin and Frederick. One of her passions is caring for shelter animals that have not yet found their forever homes. She has a special interest in dachshunds and also loves guinea pigs! In her free time, Dr. Harchut enjoys watching scary movies and Chicago sports.
Dr. Robin Bohaty
Dr. Robin Bohaty is very excited to be an associate veterinarian at Roscoe Village Animal Hospital team. Dr. Bohaty earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Illinois. She went on to graduate school at the University of Kentucky where she earned a Masters of Science in Animal Science with an emphasis on nutritional physiology. Dr. Bohaty then returned to the University of Illinois for veterinary school where she graduated with honors.
She is currently a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association,the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association.
In her free time Dr. Bohaty enjoys cooking, traveling and exploring the city with Lucille, her Boston Terrier.
Kim Orr, L.V.T., Practice Manager
Five years ago, Kimberly Orr, Licensed Veterinary Technician, joined the staff of Roscoe Village Animal Hospital, bringing with her more than 25 years of experience as a surgical technician and instructor. Kim's natural love for animals helped launch her career in Michigan where she earned her degree in Applied Sciences and began working with local hospitals, and animal shelters. Her career path eventually took her back to school, this time in a teaching capacity where she spent time as an instructor in the Veterinary Technician Program.
Since moving to Chicago Kim has enjoyed a successful career as Lead Technician and Practice Manager. She is currently a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technician for America, the Chicago Veterinary Managers Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Kim and her husband of 20 years make there home in Chicago with there three children, three cats and two dogs.
Elizabeth, Office Manager