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VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

16756 SE 82nd Dr | Clackamas , OR 97015

Call 503-660-3588
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Ophthalmology Mon-Sun
  • Neurology Mon-Sat
  • Surgery Mon-Sun
  • Internal Medicine Mon-Sat
  • Oncology Mon-Thurs
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinic
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam
Description

Established in 1991 VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists provides emergency and specialty care to pets throughout Oregon and Washington. For routine care, vaccinations, spays, neuters etc. please contact your primary care veterinarian.
Our experienced emergency doctors & nursing staff are here for you and your pet any hour of any day - no appointment is necessary. Much like in human healthcare our emergency doctors and board certified specialists work with you and your primary care veterinarian to provide all the information you need in deciding the best treatment option for your beloved family member.
Six days a week, we provide specialty veterinary services such as internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, and surgery & imaging.

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Cassandra Brown

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Dr Brown's special interests include endocrinology, geriatric medicine, immune-mediated disease, and renal disease. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr Brown enjoys hiking in the Northwest with her dogs, cooking and traveling.

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David Gall

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, Colorado State University
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Radiology

Dr. David Gall was born in a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA. He originally enjoyed a career as a mental health therapist, working with children and families until deciding to go to veterinary school. In 2006, Dr. Gall graduated from the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. After graduating from veterinary school, he completed a one year rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in Denver, CO. Afterwards, he returned to Colorado State University for a 3 year residency with advanced training in radiology, CT, MriI, ultrasound and nuclear medicine. Dr. Gall was admitted as a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in September, 2010. He is an avid cyclist, proud parent and husband, and spends much of his free time enjoying his family or exploring the area on his road bike and mountain bike.

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Robert Kroll

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of Minnesota
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Neurology
MS in comparitive neurology, University of Missouri

Dr. Kroll's special interests include blood-brain barrier and chemotherapy of brain tumors, seizure disorders, vestibular disease, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, and client education. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Kroll and his wife, Nancy, enjoy their pets, the Oregon coast, sea kayaking, travel, and photography.

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Rochelle Low

Veterinary Specialist
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

Dr. Low's special areas of interest include pain managment, trauma and sepsis. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Low enjoys running, hiking with her dogs, skiing and travelling.

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Scott Lozier

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, Colorado State University
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Surgeons
MS, University of Missouri

Dr. Lozier's special interests include, developmental orthopedic abnormalities and injuries of the sporting dog particularly of the elbow, stifle, and hip, arthroscopy and limb alignment, orthopedic clinical research. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr Lozier enjoys giving presentations of surgical experiences, wind, water and snowsports, cycling, gardening, drumming, reading and photography.

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Robert Mack

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of California, Davis
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Dr. Mack's special interests are endoscopy, endocrinology and gastro-intestinal diseases. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr Mack enjoys spending time with his two daughters, camping and woodworking.

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Melanie McMahon

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of California, Davis
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine /Oncology

When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. McMahon enjoys climbing, camping and hiking with her dogs, and cycling.

Please visit our Oncology page to find Dr. McMahon's Oncology Patient Information Guide and her Cytology Reference Guide.

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Steve Petersen

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, Colorado State University
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Dr. Petersen's primary clinical interests are orthopedic surgery, trauma surgery, neurosurgery, and reconstructive surgery for traumatic wounds. Within the realm of orthopedic surgery, his special interests include correction of pediatric injuries and growth deformities through distraction osteogenesis as well as general canine sports medicine including arthroscopic evaluation and treatment of joint and ligament injuries. Dr. Petersen was one of the first veterinary orthopedic surgeons in the country to use arthroscopy to diagnose and treat canine joint problems and he has over 15 years of clinical experience with this specialty. Dr. Petersen lectures locally and nationally to numerous veterinary associations and veterinary surgical organizations. Outside of his clinical responsibilities, Steve devotes his free time to his family, and enjoys cycling, windsurfing, skiing, and hiking with the family dogs.

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Tracy Prouty

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Neurology

Dr. Prouty's special interests include neuroanatomy, neurosurgery, cerebellar disease, and client education. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr Prouty enjoys motorcycle riding, home renovation, researching bungalow history, and searching for the best morning brunch.

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Paul Scherlie

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of California, Davis
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Dr. Scherlie's special interests include intraocular surgery (cataract surgery with intraocular lens replacement), laser therapy for glaucoma and corneal grafting, corneal disease, and equine ophthalmology. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Scherlie enjoys delivering his children to various lessons and sporting events, long distance cycling and hoping to start a racing sled dog kennel.

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Gretchen Sicard

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Departments: Surgery

Dr. Sicard's special interests include neurosurgery and all aspects of soft tissue surgery including reconstructive, oncologic, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, respiratory, cardiovascular, and urogenital surgery.

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Michelle Taylor

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatchewan, Canada
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Dr. Taylor's special interests include disease and surgery of the cornea and ocular manifestations of systemic disease. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Taylor enjoys kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, travel, books, hiking and windsurfing.

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Jennifer Tepavich

Veterinary Specialist
DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Radiology

Dr. Tepavich has a special interest in many imaging modalities including radiology, ultrasonography, CT and Mri, and how to best apply them to provide the most complete diagnostic answer for each patient. After having finished her residency at the University of Illinois, she had been practicing in the Portland area for eight years, prior to joining Northwest Veterinary Specialists. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Tepavich enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the area, hiking, camping and skiing.

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Donna Cassioli

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

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Sara Crispell

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, Colorado State University
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

Dr. Crispell has a special interest in critical care, pain management, endoscopy and endocrine emergencies. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Crispell enjoys hiking, cooking and spending time with her family.

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Stephanie Desmarais

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, North Carolina State University
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

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Shana Downes

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

Dr. Downes has a special interest in trauma, critical care and pain management. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Downes enjoys travelling, photography, hiking, running and reading.

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Amy Haraway

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, Michigan State University
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

Dr. Haraway has a special interest in emergeny medicine, trauma and wound care. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Haraway enjoys reading, cooking and playing piano and violin.

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Heidi Houchen

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, Washington State University
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

Dr. Houchen's special interests include blood banking and hematology, toxicology, trauma and critical care education. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Houchen enjoys playing in the dirt with her human and four-footed children.

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Laura Taylor

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

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Amanda Veatch

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

Dr. Veatch's special interests include wound care and electrolyte abnormalities. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Veatch enjoys cooking, gardening, biking, camping, sewing, wines and anything outdoors. She is married and has a corgi and two cats.

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Anna Wood

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, Oregon State University
Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

Dr. Wood's special areas of interest are trauma, critical care and pain management. When not at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Wood enjoys reading, knitting and hiking.

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