DVM, Medical Director
Dr. Megan Nyboer
Dr. Nyboer grew up in sunny Southern California before obtaining her biology undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Nyboer then moved to Upstate New York to attend the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She received several awards during veterinary school, including Evan’s Comparative Anatomy Award and Robert E. Clark, DVM 1952 Scholarship. She also worked extensively with the Cornell Wildlife Health Clinic and several shelters and low-cost veterinary clinics in the area. Dr. Nyboer completed a rotating internship at the Emergency and Critical Care department of Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists in Colorado. At that time, she moved back to California for 7 years, with employment as an emergency veterinarian in Oakland, at a VCA specialty and emergency hospital. She recently moved to Portland, Oregon, in order to become Emergency Director at Cascade Veterinary Referral Center. She is currently a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), and the Cornell Feline Health Center.
Dr. Nyboer’s passion lies in emergency medicine, pain management, and caring for critically ill patients. However, she also enjoys surgery, cardiology, shelter medicine, and feline medicine. She is also interested in veterinary pharmacology, and she strives to integrate new and useful medications into the veterinary field. Dr. Nyboer loves to travel! During veterinary school, she worked in Sri Lanka at an elephant conservation, and in Namibia, Africa at a cheetah conservation. She has also been to Japan, Thailand, Central and South America, Fiji, and Europe. Dr. Nyboer recently bought a home in Portland, which she shares with her animal family members – 6 cats, a small Terrier, named Madison, and a Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy, named Freya. On her days off, she enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, and rock climbing, camping, yoga, and snowboarding.