About Us

Owners


Liz Okas photo

Liz Okas

Mel Weber photo

Mel Weber

Janeen Smith <br />DVM photo

Janeen Smith
DVM

Managers


Dawn Phelan photo

Dawn Phelan

Mary Schmidt, CVT, CVPM photo

Mary Schmidt, CVT, CVPM

Doctors


Erika Lukas <br/>DVM, PhD photo

Erika Lukas
DVM, PhD

Erika Lukas is happy to join the medical staff at Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital. Her special interests include behavior, oncology, and natural therapies. Dr. Lukas grew up with horses but now concentrates on companion animals, with a focus on wellness and integrating the pet into the family.

Prior to veterinary training, Dr. Lukas did research in liver cancer at the University of Wisconsin and worked as a veterinary technician in the Department of Oncology at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. She carries her interest in oncology to clinical companion animal practice. In her free time, Dr. Lukas enjoys relaxing with her family, geocaching, knitting, running, writing, and publishing “Mad Lovin’ Mama”, her independent magazine.

Samantha Steinich</br> DVM  photo

Samantha Steinich
DVM

Dr. Samantha Steinich joined the Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital team in August 2018. She received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin and graduated from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. During her veterinary education, Dr. Steinich worked in canine cancer research at the veterinary school. In addition to oncology, her special interests include behavior and strengthening the human-animal bond, cardiology, and internal medicine. Dr. Sam Steinich shares her home with her husband, Jon, their son, Elliot, a rescued shepherd mix named Apollo, and a spunky Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever named Quinn. In her free time, she loves hiking, biking, painting, and agility.

Jacob Wolf </br> DVM, MPH  photo

Jacob Wolf
DVM, MPH

Dr. Jacob Wolf obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (2018) and his Masters in Public Health (2017) degrees from UW-Madison. He attended St. John’s University in Minnesota and received a bachelor’s degree in biology. Dr. Wolf lives in Madison with his wife Hannah and his son Louie. Dr. Wolf has a Frenchie named Bean. Dr. Wolf’s interests outside of work include traveling, gardening, cheering on any Wisconsin sports (Packers, Bucks, Badgers, Brewers), and doing anything outside to enjoy the fresh air! ‘I am very excited to join Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital’s amazing team. I especially look forward to meeting and caring for all of the incredible patients and clients here. I promise to treat your pet like my own and collaborate with you on your pet’s care plan. Veterinary medicine, client education, and strengthen the human-animal bond are my passions.’ Dr. Wolf joined Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital in October of 2019.

Technicians


Sarah Sullivan <br />CVT photo

Sarah Sullivan
CVT

Lynn Walters <br />CVT photo

Lynn Walters
CVT

Kristi Spanton <br />CVT photo

Kristi Spanton
CVT

Sarah Harnden <br />CVT photo

Sarah Harnden
CVT

Ayla Feehery <br />CVT photo

Ayla Feehery
CVT

Cayla Price <br />CVT photo

Cayla Price
CVT

Emily Galebach,</br> CVT  photo

Emily Galebach,
CVT

Assistants


Alexandria Schubring  photo

Alexandria Schubring

Nakia King   photo

Nakia King

Brooke Sonnenberg  photo

Brooke Sonnenberg

Brittany Newman photo

Brittany Newman

Tianna Attaway  photo

Tianna Attaway

Client Services


Jodi Schuetz photo

Jodi Schuetz

Nicole Pankonin photo

Nicole Pankonin

Kate Burkart photo

Kate Burkart

Rachel Endres-Ladwig  photo

Rachel Endres-Ladwig

Amanda Matchett  photo

Amanda Matchett

Marissa Nugent  photo

Marissa Nugent

Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital
6249 Nesbitt Road
Madison, WI 53719

Request Appointment

Phone: 608-271-4212 Fax: 608-271-5951

Email: [email protected]



Hours

Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday Closed