Critical Care Team

Marla Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Lichtenberger was recently appointed to the Milwaukee Career College’s Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician Advisory Board.

Dr. Marla Lichtenberger is a veterinary specialist, who has been in practice since 1987. She brings a wealth of experience to Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals as the owner, as well as an emergency & critical care specialist. Dr. Lichtenberger started her veterinary career in general practice, continuing onto an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York and residency training in Milwaukee, which led to board certification in emergency and critical care.

Dr. Lichtenberger’s contributions to the profession are extensive, having served on the executive board of the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (2004-2006), President of the Milwaukee Veterinary Medical Association (2002-2007) and PR Chair for the College of Emergency and Critical Care committee (2002-2007).

She is a frequent international speaker on emergency and critical care for small animals and exotics, as well as a published researcher. Dr. Lichtenberger’s peer-reviewed publications include the Journal of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care, Vet Therapeutics and Resuscitation. She is on the board of a small mammal exotic pet committee, which has prepared the first ABVP small mammals board exam for 2009. Dr. Lichtenberger will be the first boarded small mammal specialist in Wisconsin. No one understands the needs of referring veterinarians better than Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, and she and her staff pledge to provide the best, most-efficient care to vets, as well as their clients.

Experience Matters

Senior Clinician, New Haven Animal Hospital, New Haven CT. (1988-1994)

Clinician at Kaneoke Animal Hospital, Kaneoke, HI (1995-1997)

Emergency Veterinarian at Waipahu Animal Hospital, Waipahu, HI (1995-1997)

Senior Emergency and Critical Care Specialist at Animal Emergency center, Glendale, WI (July 2000- July 2006), Resident from 1997-2000.