Alexandra Khalili, VMD



University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine


Veterinary Specialty Center

“I decided I wanted to be a veterinarian when I was a child and never considered another career path ever since. I started volunteering at shelters when I was 12 years old and by the time I was in high school, I was spending my summers shadowing veterinarians. During veterinary school, I always thought I would specialize in cardiology or neurology but I ended up falling in love with shelter medicine during my fourth year. I developed a true passion for taking care of homeless animals and providing low-cost medical services for people who love their animals but have severe financial limitations.”


Starting Monday, April 8th through the end of September, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will begin their road resurfacing project along Waukegan Road from Lake Cook Road to Half Day Road (IL 22). Please allow additional travel time to our hospital during the construction. Learn More: Waukegan Road Resurfacing Project