Dr. Pagor grew up in the northwest suburbs. After graduation from Palatine High School she attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for undergraduate studies in business and animal science. She stayed on at the U of I for veterinary school and graduated with honors in 1994. Upon graduation she completed an additional year of training as a surgical intern at a busy specialty hospital. Dr. Pagor joined VCA in 1996 as an associate veterinarian with a special interest in surgery. She spent a one year fellowship at Purdue University in the oncology department in 1999 and returned to VCA in 2000. As of December 2003, Dr. Pagor has been the Medical Director at VCA Franklin Park Animal Hospital. Her passion is surgery and she performs many advanced surgical procedures including orthopedics and soft tissue. When not working Dr. Pagor enjoys spending time with her family. She is the proud parent of 2 wonderful children and pet parent to two dogs, two cats, two guinea pigs, and a bearded dragon.