Christine Rees, D.V.M., Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology


Dr. Christine Rees
  • Iowa State University ’88, D.V.M.
  • University of Pennsylvania ’95, residency and board certification in veterinary dermatology
  • Texas A & M University, tenured faculty professor for 13 years
  • TAMU ’06, “Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital for Excellence in Clinical Services” award
  • Luther College ’84, double major, biology and chemistry
  • Significant research involvement in the merle coat gene, resulting in a U.S. patent

Dr. Rees has lectured extensively and published prolifically in professional scientific journals and book chapters, including:

  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association
  • American Journal of Veterinary Research
  • Veterinary Dermatology
  • Proceedings in the National Academy of Science in the United States of America

She has had her own private practice in dermatology/allergies and been staff specialist at Hillside Veterinary Clinic since 2010. Dr. Rees’ primary clinical interests are dermatology and skin, ear and allergy-related cases in dogs, cats and horses, notably:

  • New drug therapies in veterinary medicine and equine dermatology
  • Bacterial and fungal infections and skin growths
  • Otitis (inflammation of the ear)
  • Endocrinopathies (obesity due to endocrine or other systemic disease)
  • Immune disorders
  • Hair loss

On a personal note, she is devoted to her husband and son and committed to the well-being of her patients and clients. Dr. Rees’ passions are framed by her dedication to compassionate care joined with professional integrity and expertise.

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