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Katie Frantz
Veterinarian Specialist DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Katie Frantz is an Ohio native, born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated with honors from Ohio University with a BS in Biology, after which she pursued a Master of Science degree in Environmental Studies. She even traveled to Ecuador to investigate the incidence of Chagas disease in canine populations.

Dr. Frantz earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University in 2006 and was an active member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. Dr. Frantz completed a one-year internship in medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT. After her internship, Dr. Frantz pursued a three-year residency in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at Veterinary Referral Associates in Gaithersburg, MD.

During her residency, she published an article on Thermal Injury, and was awarded the resident teaching award in 2010. Dr. Frantz achieved board certification from the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2012.

Although Dr. Frantz enjoys all aspects of emergency and critical care, she has special interests in the treatment of sepsis, respiratory disease and mechanical ventilation. Outside the hospital, Dr. Frantz enjoys spending time with her family, her pets, and is active in animal rescue and wildlife rehabilitation.