VCA North Portland Veterinary Hospital

Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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  • Cheryl Warner

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. Warner grew up in the Midwest, attended Purdue University and received her veterinary degree in 1987. She fell in love with the Pacific Northwest while doing her senior externship with us. After ...
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  • Pat Frost

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DAVDC
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Pat Frost-Fitch is originally from Colorado and graduated from Colorado State University in 1978. She went for an internship at the University of Illinois and was accepted to the first dentistry ...
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  • Debra Barnes

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Kansas State University

    Dr. Barnes, a native Oregonian, did her pre-veterinary work at Oregon State and then went to Kansas State to receive her veterinary degree in 1980. After graduation, she returned to Oregon and has ...
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  • Nicole Chamberlin

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Oregon State University

    Dr. Chamberlin earned a BA in Biology from Reed College in 1994 and graduated from Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. Recently she has worked at Cascade Summit Animal ...
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  • Christine Fletcher

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Fletcher received her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of California, Davis, in 1990. She has practiced in California, Tennessee, and Washington, and has been practicing in the ...
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  • David Mallov

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Prince Edward Island

    Dr. Mallov was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Binghamton University in New York for a Bachelor’s in Science. He graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of ...
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  • Don McCoy

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. McCoy graduated from Purdue University in 1970. He purchased North Portland Veterinary Hospital on Killingsworth in 1972. He and his wife of over 43 years, Melinda, have 2 children and 4 grandchildren. ...
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  • Jenny Mitchell

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Oregon State University

    Dr. Jenny Mitchell attended the University of Wisconsin and earned her BS in Zoology and Biological Aspects of Conservation (double major) in 2001. She then spent time developing her talent for training ...
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  • Lynn Shanks

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Shanks received her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in 1992. She completed an internship at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey in 1993. She practiced in New Jersey before ...
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  • Jenn Yeitz

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Oregon State University

    Dr. Jenn Yeitz (rhymes with Ritz) was born and raised on the east coast, Connecticut to be exact. She attained her BA in Biology from Boston University in 1997. Eventually she made her way to Oregon ...
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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, please contact us immediately. When we are closed, you should call or go to one of the following emergency veterinary hospitals:

Dove Lewis - 503-228-7281
1945 NW Pettygrove
Portland, OR 97209

Columbia River Veterinary Specialists - 360-694-3007
607 NE 84th Street, Suite 109
Vancouver, WA 98665

VCA NorthWest Veterinary Specialists - 503-656-3999
16756 SE 82nd Drive
Clackamas, OR 97015

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