Dr. Kathy Mitchener is an experienced veterinarian with training and knowledge in oncology, natural healing and acupuncture for pets in Memphis.
Dr. Kathy Mitchener
Dr. Kathy Mitchener graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She entered private practice and was then returned to UT to do a residency in Oncology/Internal Medicine. In 1989 she began an outpatient oncology referral service in Memphis. She organized and began the clinical oncology department at MVS and in 2004 began her own private practice, Angel Care Cancer Clinic for Animals.
Outside of practice, Dr. Kathy lectures on care for the cancer patient, acupuncture and the importance of the human-animal bond to the veterinary community and to the public. In 2006, she opened a new practice for patient care, Angel Care Natural Healing and Acupuncture for Pets in addition to her oncology practice.
The TVMA recognized her as Tennessee’s Young Practitioner of 1994, and gave her its Distinguished Service Award in 2000. She received the 2000 Veterinarian of the Year Award by the Memphis/Shelby County Veterinary Medical Association. She was awarded the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Bustad Companion Animal Award and in 2005 was recognized by the TVMA with their Human Animal Bond Award. In her free time, Dr. Mitchener is an avid dressage rider and a gardener.
Dr. Katherine is the kindest soul, she and her staff put us at ease, explained everything and kept us involved in the care. She understood our goals for the dogs health and we are on our way!