Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, associate veterinarian
Grew up in a very small town in North Dakota, living on a small farm with cows and horses.
Had a special connection to the family dogs and barn cats, so when the time came to go to Veterinary school, focused on small animal medicine.
Received under graduate degree form the University of North Dakota and in 1995 received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Peterson moved to the Chicagoland area in 1997 working at several different practices before landing at Riser as their newest team member.
Special interests include Internal Medicine including chemotherapy for limited types of cancer and taking care of all pets and their families in general.
Dr. Peterson lives with her teen-aged daughter who shares her love for animals. Their family pets are Adam a cattle dog mix, 3 cats (Whitney, Jimmy, and William), turtle named Michael Angelo, lizard named Mo and a hedgehog named Hank.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.