Dr. Stephanie Istvan is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She obtained her undergraduate degree in biology from Duke University in 2005 and veterinary medicine degree (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Istvan completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery, and a three-year emergency and critical care residency at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, NC. She completed her residency in 2013 and earned board certification that same year.
Dr. Istvan served as a critical care specialist in Phoenix, AZ prior to joining VSH in August 2014. Dr. Istvan’s clinical and research interests include transfusion medicine, coagulation, mechanical ventilation and the management of complex, critically ill patients. She is excited to work closely with other departments to provide exceptional patient care in the emergency room and intensive care unit.