Michael Mazzei, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (SAIM) is a board-certified veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist at MedVet Chicago where he has been part of the medical team since 2016. Dr. Mazzei is an alumnus of Michigan State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree, as well as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. After his graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Mazzei went on to complete a yearlong rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group. He then worked as a general practitioner veterinarian before completing a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Since receiving his board-certification in 2007, Dr. Mazzei has worked in private practice in both the Chicago and San Francisco Bay areas. He is the author and co-author of multiple scientific articles published in a variety of veterinary publications, including the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is an active advocate of continued education for veterinary professionals and has lectured on various small animal internal medicine topics both locally and nationally.
Although Dr. Mazzei maintains an interest in all aspects of small animal internal medicine, he has particular interests in gastroenterology and urinary tract disorders. When not caring for his patients, Dr. Mazzei enjoys cooking, theater, playing tennis, and spending time with his two very cute cats.
- Bachelor of Science: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
- Internship (Small Animal-Rotating): VCA-Sacramento Animal Medical Group, Sacramento, California
- Residency (Internal Medicine): North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina
- Board Certification: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- Illinois Veterinary Medical Association
- American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
- American Association of Feline Practitioners
- American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians
- California Veterinary Medical Association