Heidi McDevitt, DVM, Diplomate, ACVS-SA has been a part of the Surgery team at MedVet Chicago since 2016. Dr. McDevitt attended the University of Minnesota where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree, as well as her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. McDevitt completed both a yearlong rotating internship as well as a three-year residency in small animal surgery at the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. McDevitt is the author of multiple scientific articles published in a variety of veterinary publications, including the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology and the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. She is also an active advocate of continued education for veterinary professionals, and has lectured on various small animal surgery topics.
Although Dr. McDevitt is experienced in all areas of small animal surgery, she is especially interested in orthopedic surgery, trauma-related soft tissue surgery, and minimally invasive procedures, such as laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Dr. McDevitt believes that pets are an important part of the family, and her favorite thing about being a veterinarian is helping to restore health and wellness to these family members. When Dr. McDevitt is not busy caring for her patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as staying active through running, cycling, hiking and camping.
- Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Science): University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Internship (Small Animal-Rotating): University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Residency (Surgery): University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Board Certification: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- Illinois Veterinary Medical Association