Dr. Johnson received her veterinary degree from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign in 2004: where she also completed her undergraduate work. She has lived in the Northwest suburbs her entire life and practiced in the western suburbs before joining Mundelein Animal Hospital in 2014.
She lives with her husband, Ryan, and their two wonderful daughters who keep them very busy. They have 4 rescued cats named Alley, Mozzie. P.J., Lynx, and Lovable. They also have a three legged Golden Retriever / Collie mix named Ricky.
She is passionate about animals and medicine and has known she wanted to be a veterinarian since childhood. She would often read about James Herriot a British veterinary surgeon and writer. She enjoys educating clients about their pet’s healthcare and working alongside owners to come up with treatment plan to best meet the pet’s and client’s needs and lifestyle. She has a special interest in preventative medicine, feline medicine, and dermatology.
Outside of work, Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with family, traveling, boating, scuba diving and watching movies. She is a member of the AVMA, CVMA, and AAFP.