Dr. Elaine Yip joined Mundelein Animal Hospital as the Managing Veterinarian in September 2019. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of California, Davis and obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University. Her interests within veterinary medicine include Preventative Care, Dermatology and Dentistry. She also enjoys mentoring and training veterinary students and recent graduates from veterinary school. Her interests outside of the hospital include traveling abroad and spending time with her rescued jack Russell terrier mix, Higgs Boson the Dog Particle (Higgs for short), and her husband, Calvin, who she met in veterinary school. On her days off, you can find them at the nearby forest preserves hiking and playing fetch!