Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Tom Klein, DVM

Dr. Tom opened East Hilliard Veterinary Services along with his wife Dr. Sue Klein, in 1987. Dr. Tom primarily sees advanced and routine dentistry cases from the local area and surrounding states. His patients range from dogs, cats, and rabbits to wallabies, polar bears, giant cats, apes, and various other animals. He has a passion for teaching dentistry as well as practicing, and allows OSU veterinary students to participate in an externship program with him during their final year. Along with Dentistry he also sees small animals, birds, and other exotics for routine care. Prior to making Hilliard his home, Dr. Tom received his DVM from Michigan State University, in 1983. After graduation He married his partner at home and work, Dr. Sue, and moved to Lancaster, PA. While there he worked in a large animal practice for 4 years. When Dr. Tom is not working he enjoys gardening, training for and participating in triathlons and marathons, and walking his Boston terrier, Buddy.DSC02218

Dr. Sue Klein, DVM

Dr. Sue opened East Hilliard Veterinary Services along with her husband Dr. Tom Klein in 1987. Dr. Sue has a passion for dermatology, nutrition, and behavior. She works hand in hand with specialists in the area, to make sure that all of her clients are as healthy, physically and mentally, as possible. Along with her more advance cases, Dr. Sue also sees dogs and cats for routine and sick care.  She is also involved in managing the business side of the practice. Before calling Hilliard her home Dr. Sue received her DVM from Michigan State University in 1983. After graduation she married her partner at home and work, Dr. Tom, and moved to Lancaster, PA. While there she worked in a small animal practice for 4 years. When Dr. Sue is not busy helping her clients she enjoys attending country music concerts, baking for the staff and having them taste new recipes, and loving on her Boston terrier, Buddy.

 

Chris CroppedDr. Chris Kabalan, DVM

Dr. Chris has been at part of the East Hilliard Veterinary Services family since 1997 after graduation from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Science. Dr. Chris has a soft spot in her heart for all of her patients and sees our largest patients, our goofy gentle giants, to our smallest patients, the tiniest mouse. She has a passion for soft tissue surgery and wellness care. Her and her husband, Paul, live in Hilliard with their two children, Nicholas and Emily. In addition to her two human children, Dr. Chris has three cats, Ruby, the matriarch of the family and Loki and Peter, the newest balls of energy. She also has a hamster, Henry. When not at work she actively volunteers at her children’s schools, scout troops and church functions. She enjoys spending time with friends and family.

 

Katie CroppedDr. Katie Habrat, DVM

Dr. Katie joined East Hilliard Veterinary Services as a doctor in June 2014 after graduating from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining our staff as Dr. Katie, she worked here for 3 years during vet school assisting and learning from Drs. Tom, Sue, and Chris. Dr. Katie loves all of her patients, but especially enjoys dogs, cats, rabbits, and rodents. She is here to work with them, and their owners, through routine care as well as surgical needs. Outside of her regular clinic work, Dr. Katie has devoted her spare time to continued education in rabbit and pocket pet medicine. Her passion for these patients, and their well being, comes from years of raising and showing Dutch rabbits locally and nationally, as well as her caring for her various pocket pets and rabbits throughout the years. When not working Dr. Katie and her husband, Jake, enjoy gardening, camping, and caring for their 2 Labradors, Abby and Maggie, their family of rabbits, and chinchilla, Claira.