Veterinary Specialty Center is pleased to announce that we are expanding our Integrative Medicine Services at our Athletic Center at 1495 Busch Parkway in Buffalo Grove. Dr. Maria VonderHaar will be offering her services full time and Dr. Tracey Haslitt will be providing services one day a week. They will be joining Dr. Lindsay Seilheimer in our Rehabilitation Department.
Maria VonderHaar, DVM, CVA, CVSMT
Dr. VonderHaar has been providing integrative medicine services at VSC on a part-time basis for many years. Starting Tuesday, July 2nd, she will be joining us on a full-time basis 4 days a week. She will be providing acupuncture and chiropractic services along with herbal medicine and holistic supplements. Dr. VonderHaar received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Missouri. She studied acupuncture at Tufts University, Chinese Herbal Study at A Time to Heal, Veterinary Chiropractic at Options for Animals and Veterinary Spinal Manipulation at The Healing Oasis.
She is licensed as a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) through the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA) and the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). Dr. VonderHaar is also certified in Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy (CVSMT) through the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA).
Tracey Haslitt, DVM, CVSMT, FCoAC
Dr. Haslitt is providing chiropractic and acupuncture services one day a week while continuing to work in our emergency department. Dr. Haslitt received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University and did her internship at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She was inspired to become certified in various integrative medicine practices after witnessing how well her horses responded to chiropractic and acupuncture treatments. She is certified in Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy (CVSMT) from the Healing Oasis and also certified as a Fellow of the College of Animal Chiropractic (FCoAC) and has completed her studies at the
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society.
Learn more about Integrative Medicine and Meet the Doctors
Doctors and technicians from our referral community may meet both doctors on Wednesday, July 11th, for a continuing education lecture “Integrative Veterinary Medicine: An Overview of Common Therapies” by Dr. Haslitt. The lecture will be at the VSC Athletic Center at 1495 Busch Parkway in Buffalo Grove with dinner being served at 6:30 pm and the lecture beginning at 7 pm.
The lecture will provide basic information on Integrative Therapies including acupuncture, veterinary spinal manipulative therapy, and Chinese herbal therapies with indications for use, physiology, as well as contraindications. Registration is open here.