Eileen Gillen, DVM, graduated a rather long time ago from Washington State University. She had been practicing the ever shifting art of emergency medicine and surgery on the California Central Coast for the last 17 years. As the years rolled by she developed an enthusiastic interest in integrative therapies for pets including nutrition and weight management, management of osteoarthritis and chronic pain as well as canine rehabilitation and acupuncture. Dr. Gillen pivoted in her career a few years ago in order to provide these services to an emerging client base seeking complementary therapies, and moved with her family to the beautiful island of Maui this year. Dr. Gillen is certified in canine rehabilitation, acupuncture and she is currently seeking advanced certification and training in acupuncture as well as keeping up with latest therapies in comprehensive rehabilitation.
Dr. Gillen shares her life with her very patient husband, Gary, of 14 years, two active Labradors who love food and nose-work in that order; a cat named Stanley who just showed up one day and helped himself, and a flock of chickens that will never allow her to achieve basic gardening proficiency if they have it their way. Dr. Gillen enjoys sleeping, reading, horseback riding, birdwatching (though not while earing plaid), Porsches and gardening (when the chickens permit it to be so).