Steven Cairo, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Steven Cairo graduated from the University of Illinois in 1976. He started working at Cairo Animal Hospital, then called Kohn Animal Hospital, in 1978. The clinic has been treating animals in Highland Park since 1954, when Dr. Leonard Kohn first opened it. Dr. Cairo became part owner of the practice in1981, and became full owner in 1986 after Dr. Kohn retired. He partnered with VCA in 2011.

Special Interests: While he practices general medicine and surgery, Dr. Cairo�s main interests include internal medicine, G.I. and endocrine diseases, soft tissue surgery, and wellness care.
In his spare time he is a sailing enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his family of three daughters, four dogs, and one cat.