Board-Certified Veterinary Anesthesiologist

Maria Killos, DVM, DACVA, graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004, and completed a rotating small animal internship at Tufts University. She received specialized training in anesthesia at the University of Minnesota and became a board-certified veterinary anesthesiologist in 2009. With a passion for teaching, Dr. Killos became an instructor of veterinary anesthesiology and pain management and taught at North Carolina State University, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Killos joined Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota in June of 2023.

Fun fact, Dr. Killos also worked at the Miracle of Birth Center at the Minnesota State Fair from 2001-2003, narrating live births and answering questions!