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Meet Our Veterinary Team

The skilled veterinarians, specialists and veterinary team at Companion Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital are always available to provide exceptional care to pets.

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Dr. Mike Hochman #1

Dr. Mike Hochman

DVM, Director of Medicine

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Specialists

Dr. Karen Turner #1

Dr. Karen Turner

DVM, CCRT, CVA, CVSMT

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Dr. Christy McCratic #1

Dr. Christy McCratic

DVM, CCRT, CVA, CVSMT

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Administrative Team

Jennifer Payton #1

Jennifer P

Practice Manager

Amanda Eckhardt #1

Amanda E

Assistant Practice Manager

Jennifer P #1

Jennifer P

BS, CVT, Assistant Practice Manager

Kathleen S #1

Kathleen S

Client Service Supervisor 

Donna G #1

Donna G

CVT, ER/ICU Department Head

Erin Skwarlo #1

Erin S

CVT, Surgery Department Head 

New Patients Welcome

Companion Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital is accepting new patients! Our specialists and experienced emergency veterinarians are passionate about restoring good health to animal companions in Crystal Lake.

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