Dr. Sahar Sheikh-Ahmad


DVM, Medical Director
Best veterinarians in Chicago

Dr. Sahar Sheikh-Ahmad was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and earned both her Bachelor's of Science in Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from North Carolina State University. During her time in veterinary school, Dr. Sahar discovered her interest in lab animal medicine and pursued many externships working with mice, rats, and monkeys. After graduating from veterinary school in 2020, Dr. Sahar relocated to Chicago, IL where she spent her first year as a Veterinarian working for a busy general practice. There she developed an ongoing interest in soft tissue surgery and dermatology. She continues to enjoy building her knowledge surrounding both companion and exotic animal medicine and finds excitement in both teaching and learning.

Dr. Sahar prides herself in being an entrepreneur and her goals include opening a food truck as well as her own veterinary business one day.

Outside of work, Dr. Sahar can be found exploring the local parks and restaurants of Chicago, laying in a hammock next to the lake, or spontaneously attending White Sox games. She also pursues a passion for developing sandwiches, playing volleyball, and enjoying family time with her husband and sweet tortoiseshell cat, Lulu.