Dr. Lori S. Hitchcock
DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Lori Hitchcock is originally from Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland summa cum laude in 1992 with a B.S. in veterinary science. She completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Ohio State University, also graduating summa cum laude. She stayed at Ohio State for a small animal medicine internship then performed her residency in cardiology at the University of Missouri under the mentorship of Dr. John Bonagura. She was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialty of Cardiology in 1999. Dr. Hitchcock remained at the University of Missouri as a clinical instructor for one year before returning to Columbus, Ohio, as a staff cardiologist at MedVet Medical Center, where she practiced for four years. In 2004, Dr. Hitchcock opened Ohio Veterinary Cardiology at the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital in Akron, Ohio.
Dr. Hitchcock is an active member of the Summit County Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). She has served on the Cardiology Examination Committee for the ACVIM College of Cardiology. Our practice actively supports the work of the ACVIM Foundation.
Dr. Hitchcock lives in Medina with her husband, four children, and Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Olivia.