Christopher Norkus

Christopher Norkus, DVM, DACVAA, CVPP, DACVECC

Critical Care, 24/7 Emergency Care


  • ACVECC Board Certification, 2018 What is the ACVECC Board Certification?
  • Fellowship in Emergency and Critical Care, Allegheny Veterinary Emergency Trauma & Specialty (Avets), 2015-2018
  • ACVAA Board Certification, 2015
  • CVPP Certification, 2015
  • Residency in Anesthesiology and Analgesia, Kansas State University, 2012-2015
  • Small Animal Internship, The Animal Medical Center, 2011-2012
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University & Cumming's School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2004

Professional Experience

  • Veterinary Information Network (VIN) consultant
  • Professional interests include novel pharmacological approaches, toxicology, acute and chronic pain management, veterinary education, critical care, high-risk anesthesia 
  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society member
  • International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management member 
  • American Veterinary Medical Association member

Professional Interests

  • Dr. Norkus' professional interests include critical care, emergency care, anesthesiology, and pain management.

Personal Interests

  • Dr. Norkus enjoys cooking, cars, traveling, growing orchids, and aikido.