Emergency & Critical Care
Co-Head of Critical Care
Emily Dozeman, DVM, DACVECC is a board-certified emergency and critical care doctor. She is one of the managing partners and co-department chair of the emergency and critical care service at Philadelphia Animal Specialty and Emergency.
Dr. Dozeman attended the Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Animal Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following veterinary school, Dr. Dozeman completed a small animal rotating medicine and surgery internship at VCA SouthPaws in Fairfax, VA. She then worked as an emergency doctor in Chicago before deciding to pursue a residency. Dr. Dozeman completed a three-year residency at The Animal Medical Center in NYC.
Dr. Dozeman is experienced in all aspects of emergency medicine and critical care with a particular interest in the management of polytrauma patients, sepsis, and transfusion medicine. She has published multiple articles in The Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care on whole-body computed tomography in the polytrauma patient. Dr. Dozeman also has a special interest in brachycephalic syndrome and airway management for respiratory crisis (not to mention she owns two french bulldogs herself).
While the excitement of the emergency room and dynamic, challenging cases are the reason Dr. Dozeman has pursued this specialty she also feels that the human-animal bond is one of the main reasons she became a veterinarian. She enjoys being able to make a difference and help families make the best decisions for their pets. Dr. Dozeman also has a special interest in humane law enforcement and being involved with local rescue groups.
When not treating patients, Dr. Dozeman enjoys being outdoors, spending time with her husband, Brett, and being active. She has two rescue French bulldogs and a cat named Petry.