Natasha Hodgson, DVM, MS, DACVECC

Head of Critical Care

Veterinary criticalist Natasha Hodgson at AESC Dr. Hodgson lived in upstate NY most of her life. After finishing undergraduate studies at Syracuse University, she worked for a year in the toxicology department at a pharmaceutical company. She then attended veterinary school at Cornell while working in Cornell’s small animal ICU during nights and weekends.

After veterinary school, Hodgson pursued a one-year rotating internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte, NC. After completing a masters degree and three-year residency in emergency and critical care at University of Illinois, she joined Animal Emergency & Specialty Center.

Dr. Hodgson’s clinical interests include mechanical ventilation, hemodialysis, coagulopathies, and traumatic brain injuries, among others.

She moved to Tennessee with her six dogs and fiancé, who is also a veterinarian.