Mountain West Veterinary Specialists is a 24/7 specialty and emergency hospital serving Northern Utah. They offer surgery, internal medicine, critical care, exotic and 24/7 emergency services, with CT, ultrasound, digital radiology, fluoroscopy, endoscopy and ICU care. They see pet chickens, ducks and other backyard poultry.
Dr. Lofgren is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine, and earned her BA in biochemistry from Colorado College. After earning her VMD, she moved to New York to complete an internship in avian and exotic animal medicine and surgery at Long Island Bird and Exotics Veterinary Clinic, and received her board certification in Exotic Pet Medicine. While in New York she also worked extensively with wildlife through the Wild Bird Fund. Dr. Lofgren provides high quality medicine for exotic pet species, including advanced imaging, blood work, infectious disease testing and surgical procedures. She has presented at the Exotics Conference on cases of avian imaging and pneumonia, reptile heart disease, and treatment of ferret cystine urolithiasis. She was raised in Ogden, Utah, and is thrilled to return home to join the Exotics team at Mountain West. Dr. Lofgren speaks Mandarin, and outside the hospital enjoys skiing and spending time with her husband, three ferrets (Vera, Bella and Edward), blue tongue skink (Arms McLegs), panther chameleon (Petunia), hamster (George), and axolotl (Alfred).