Sara Alessi, DVM is an Emergency Medicine Veterinarian who joined the MedVet Chicago team in 2017. Dr. Alessi is a graduate of Loyola University in Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree before going on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. Prior to graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Alessi completed multiple veterinary externships, was the recipient of several academic awards, and even studied abroad in Rome, Italy, where she gained exposure to veterinary medicine overseas.
As an intern at MedVet Chicago, Dr. Alessi rotates through each of our specialty departments, offering her the opportunity to work with board-certified specialists and care for patients with a wide variety of medical conditions. She enjoys the challenge of treating patients with critical illnesses, and the fast pace of the hospital. In her free time, Dr. Alessi enjoys playing soccer, kickball, and ice hockey, as well as listening to live music, and traveling.
- Bachelor of Science: Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
- Internship: MedVet, Chicago, Illinois