VCA Worth Animal Hospital

Palos Hills 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.

  • Cory Loxtercamp

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Minnesota

    Dr. Cory Loxtercamp was born and raised in a small Minnesota town, where he completed his undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Following this he moved to St. Paul to attend

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  • Angel Yu

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Texas A&M University

    Dr. Angel Yu grew up in rural Maryland before moving to Houston, TX in high school. She graduated from Rice University with a degree in biology, then attended Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine ...
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  • Carole Dill

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Dr. Carole Dill grew up in Chicago and attended Chicago Public grammar schools before entering Lourdes High School on the City’s southwest side. She studied animal sciences for three years at the University ...
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  • Crystal McNamee

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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  • Wendy Nystrom

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Wendy Nystrom graduated from the veterinary school at Cornell University in 1999 and joined Worth Animal Hospital that summer.
    She became part-time in 2003 when her son, Owen, was

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  • Heather Summerville

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Dr. Heather Summerville graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 after receiving her bachelors degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003.

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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 emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.

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