Blum's Team: A Closer Look at One of the Best Vets in Chicago

Name: Dr. Nick Yohanna


Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Why he’s special:

Member of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and American Animal Hospital Association
Fear Free Certified Professional
Worked in the marine mammal department at the John G. Shedd Aquarium before attending veterinary school, where he gained an appreciation for zoo medicine and animal training and behavior

What he loves (outside of veterinary medicine):

His cat, Liz Lemon, that he found on the side of the road when she was a kitten
Seeing live music
Spending time with friends and family

Bet you didn’t know this: Dr. Yohanna once worked on a giant panda research base in China.

“The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what’s the matter—he’s got to just know.” – Will Rogers