Meet Dr. Hodgson!

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Knoxville is excited to introduce Dr. Natasha Hodgson, our new criticalist!


Dr. Hodgson hails from upstate New York. After finishing her undergraduate studies at Syracuse University, she worked for a year in the toxicology department at a pharmaceutical company, Bristol-Meyers Squibb. She then attended veterinary school and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, while simultaneously working in the university’s small-animal ICU.

She completed a one-year rotating internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte, NC, before completing her Master’s degree and three-year residency in emergency and critical care at University of Illinois.

Dr. Hodgson’s clinical interests include mechanical ventilation, hemodialysis, coagulopathies, and traumatic brain injuries, among others. She lives with her fiancĂ©, a fellow veterinarian, and their six dogs.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Hodgson to our team if you see her in our office.