VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Hickory Ridge

Lynn Chamberlin, DVM, DABVP, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Purdue University
Certifications: DABVP


Dr.Lynn Chamberlin was born and raised in Northern Kentucky. She attended undergraduate school at the University of Cincinnati and received a bachelor degree in chemical engineering. She worked for pharmaceutical company in Indiana for several years before returning to vet school at Purdue University. She graduated in 2000 with an interest in large and small animals. After completing a year surgical internship in equine surgery in Lexington Kentucky, Dr.Chamberlin spent the next several years in mixed animal practices in Kentucky, Indiana and North Carolina. She is a board certified in canine, feline and equine general practice (ABVP).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dr.Chamberlin has an interest in small animal internal medicine, ultrasound and ophthalmology. She owns 3 dogs and one cat. Her hobbies include horseback riding, massage, reading and traveling internationally. Her favorite breed is the beagle.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call us immediately at 410.730.2122

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please contact one of the following Emergency Hospital's immediately:

Emergency Animal Hospital of Ellicott City
10270 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Emergency Veterinary Clinic-Catonsville
32 Mellor Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228

VCA Veterinary Referral Associates
500 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877