Dr. Heidi McDevitt grew up in upstate NY. She received her bachelor degree in Veterinary Science as well as her Doctor Of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota. While a student she worked as a technician in the Intensive Care Unit throughout all of veterinary school creating a special interest in critical patients, especially those with a surgical disease. During veterinary school, she was a member of Phi Zeta Kappa and was recognized with several awards including the HSVMA Direct Care Award for efforts in aiding and advocating for animals in need, as well as the Dana E. Mangi award for passion for helping animals and their owners.
After receiving her DVM in 2012 from the University of Minnesota, she completed a Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. During her internship she published literature regarding congenital cardiac deformities and continued research regarding trauma patients who require surgical intervention. Following her internship year, Dr. McDevitt remained at the University of Pennsylvania an additional three years for a residency in Small Animal Surgery. During her residency, she completed research regarding laparoscopic liver biopsies. She also received the Resident Teaching Award.
Dr. McDevitt moved to Colorado and joined AESC in 2021 after practicing as a surgeon at a large specialty hospital in Chicago, IL. She enjoys both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery with an interest in minimally invasive and emergency surgery. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys running, hiking, backpacking, snowboarding, watching most sports (or playing them) and spending time with her two dogs, one cat, and one husband.
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