Katie Wheel, DVM, Associate VeterinarianDVM, Tufts University
BiographyDr. Katie Wheel graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science prior to attending Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. While at Tufts, she earned several academic excellence awards and was admitted to the presitigious Phi Zeta veterinary honor society. After earning her veterinary doctorate in 2006, Dr. Wheel completed extensive training and national certification in canine physical rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee. She worked as a general small animal practitioner in Laconia, NH, Lebanon, NH, and Montpelier, VT before joining the VCA Brown Animal Hospital team in the spring of 2011. She also serves as a physical rehabilitation specialist at PEAK Veterinary Referral Center (formerly Burlington Veterinary Specialists) in Williston, VT. With a strong interest in pain management, Dr. Wheel is a member of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians, the American Canine Sports Medicine Association, and the International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy.
Dr. Wheel and her husband, Matt, share their home with two adorable yet mischievous cats, Thai and Kenya. During her free time, Dr. Wheel enjoys virtually any outdoor sport imaginable.. top picks include hiking, biking, skiing, skating, kayaking and tennis. She can frequently be found working in her gardens or trying out new recipes in the kitchen!