Scott M. Rovner, DVM
Dr. Rovner founded Roscoe Village Animal Hospital in 2005, achieving a lifetime goal of creating a place where he and his staff could provide the kind of medical care consistent with his passion for animal well-being. He spent many long hours conceiving the hospital’s design and planning for the kind of facility that would provide the best available care to patients and clients. He continues to find ways of improving Roscoe Village Animal Hospital and prides himself on staying abreast of cutting edge medical ideas and technologies. One of his more recent acquisitions is a in hospital stem cell laboratory which is providing drug free relief for previously untreatable medical conditions. Dr. Rovner graduated from The University of Iowa with a B.A. in Biology. He received his degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. He has been practicing in the Roscoe Village – Lakeview area since graduating many years ago. He is involved in the local community through speaking at schools, community programs, and sponsoring various animal fund raisers. Dr. Rovner is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. In his spare time he enjoys swimming laps, reading veterinary journals, and playing tennis.
Amanda Schnitker, DVM
Dr. Schnitker career began when she was a 9-year old, bringing home wounded wildlife to care for them. Dr. Schnitker continued to follow her childhood dream, and earned her veterinary degree from Iowa State University with honors. She then continued to enrich her education by pursuing two internships, a rotating small animal internship at the University of Illinois and a surgical internship with Veterinary Surgical Associates (now Sage Centers) in California. After returning to the midwest and settling in Chicago, Dr. Schnitker worked at several Chicago-area clinics, and is thrilled to be practicing at Roscoe Village Animal Hospital. Dr. Schnitker has a special interest in surgery, oncology, and hospice (end-of-life care). She is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. When she is not at work, Dr. Schnitker can be found working in her garden with her cat, Lily, or running with her 8-pound dog, Bungee. She also enjoys traveling and bicycling with her husband, Brad.
Robin Bohaty, DVM
Dr. Bohaty earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Illinois. She went on to graduate school at the University of Kentucky where she earned a Masters of Science in Animal Science with an emphasis on nutritional physiology. Dr. Bohaty then returned to the University of Illinois for veterinary school where she graduated with honors. She is currently a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association,the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association. In her free time Dr. Bohaty enjoys cooking, traveling and exploring the city with Lucille, her Boston Terrier.
Cynthia Gonzalez, DVM
Dr. Gonzalez is very excited to once again join the wonderful staff at Roscoe Village. While completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at DePaul University, she worked at Roscoe Village as a client care coordinator and veterinary nurse. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Illinois. She has a strong interest in client education, dentistry, internal medicine, and working with exotic pets. She is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Humane Society American Veterinary Medical Association, the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Dental Society, and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, salsa dancing, and reading. Dr. Gonzalez also enjoys spending plenty of time with her “fur children” which include her dog Blue, her cat Sebastian, and her guinea pig Smores.
Terrell Lloyd, DVM
Dr. Lloyd is delighted to be a part of the Roscoe Village Animal Hospital team! She graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, and completed of her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at University of Illinois. She is a member of American Animal Hospital Association, Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, and Illinois State Medical Association. Her interests encompass numerous areas including nephrology, oncology (pathogenesis and epidemiology), pathophysiology, and infectious and zoonotic diseases. Her leisurely activities include yoga, traveling, trying new restaurants, reading, and spending time with her family, friends, two gray tabby cats Simon and Salvador, and Great Pyrenees Swede.
Michelle Sherman, DVM
Dr Michelle Sherman is excited to enter a new phase of her veterinary career at Roscoe Village Animal Hospital. She grew up in central Illinois and received her bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Eastern Illinois University and then her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois. After spending the last many years practicing in the suburbs, she is looking forward to returning to a practice in Chicago. Her experiences with her own pets and in practice have developed into an interest in veterinary behavior and senior care. She also has a special interest in veterinary acupuncture an rehabilitation, and is excited to continue her education in these areas. In her free time Dr Sherman enjoys exploring nature with her husband, their lab mix Ernie and their twin budding naturalists. Dr Sherman is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association.