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Christopher Norkus

Christopher Norkus, DVM, Diplomate ACVAA, CVPP

Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Emergency


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2004
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, 2011
  • Residency, Anesthesiology & Analgesia, Kansas State University, 2012-2015
  • Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, 2015
  • ACVAA Board Certification, 2015 What is the ACVAA Board Certification?

Professional Experience

  • Small Animal Internship, The Animal Medical Center, New York, NY, 2011-2012
  • Emergency & Critical Care Fellow, Avets, Monroeville, PA
  • American Veterinary Medical Association member
  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia member
  • Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Society member
“One of the most rewarding aspects of my role at Avets is being able to ease pain and anxiety in my patients while simultaneously improving the overall anesthetic experience.”

Person Interests

  • Dr. Norkus enjoys cooking, hiking, traveling and reading, along with spending time with his big orange cats Andy and Herman.

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