Christy Michael

Since 2001, Christy Michael has been a practicing veterinarian in the emergency and critical care field. Prior to that, she worked for eight years at Novartis Animal Health in technical product support and pharmacovigilance, research and development. Dr. Michael joined the staff at DoveLewis in 2008, where she has quickly become a leader on the hospital floor. She says she enjoys her work at our hospital because it gives her the opportunity to work with multiple specialties, to treat patients with a variety of issues, and to be a positive influence on pet owners and colleagues. 


Always learning

"I have always been the geek who can't stand to miss any lectures at a conference and goes to any and every lecture possible. I love to share my passion for continual learning with others!"


  • Murdoch University (Perth, Australia) - Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery and Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Biology
  • University of Phoenix - Master of Business Administration
  • Duke University - Bachelor of Science and Certificate in Primatology
Expert in:
  • Solving puzzles 
  • Maintaining a Southern accent in Portland, Oregon