Sage Centers for Veterinary Specialty and
Emergency Care
(Formerly known as Veterinary Medical Specialists)

907 Dell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008
Tel: 408-343-SAGE (7243)
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SAGE Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care is the leading veterinary specialist practice in the San
Francisco Bay Area - and has been since 1992. SAGE has four Northern California locations -- Campbell, Concord, Dublin
and San Mateo. The SAGE clinical team includes over 60 highly trained veterinarians, including those board certified in
medical and radiation oncology, as well as surgery, internal medicine, neurology/neurosurgery, dentistry, and internal

Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

Michael Kiselow, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Mike Kiselow is a graduate of Rutgers University of NJ where he earned a BS in Animal Science/Pre-veterinary
Medicine. He received his DVM from Cornell University (2004). Dr. Kiselow completed a rotating internship in small animal
medicine and surgery at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in New Jersey, and then returned to Cornell University to
complete his medical oncology residency (2008). He became board certified in Internal Medicine (Oncology) in 2008. Dr.
Kiselow particularly enjoys the challenge of providing the highest level of collaborative care with other SAGE specialists in
order to provide comprehensive, multi-disciplinary treatment for patients.

Catherine McDonald, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology)

Dr. Catherine (Catie) McDonald is a graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana where she majored in Animal
Science, Biotechnology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She received her BS, Veterinary Medicine and DVM from the
University of Illinois as well, in 2004. Dr. McDonald completed a rotating internship at VCA Aurora and Berwyn Hospitals
and a residency in medical oncology at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. She became board certified in
Medical Oncology in 2011 and Radiation Oncology in 2012. Dr. McDonald is particularly passionate about palliative
treatment for pets with cancer.

Christine Fahey, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Christine Fahey is a graduate of Dartmouth College where she earned her AB in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
She received her DVM from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University (2008). Dr. Fahey then completed an
internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital (2009). Dr. Fahey also completed an
internship in oncology (2010) as well as a residency in medical oncology (2013) at the University of Florida’s College of
Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Fahey became board certified in internal medicine (oncology) in 2013. Dr. Fahey particularly
enjoys the challenges of treating mast cell tumors and osteosarcoma.

Stephen Shaw, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Stephen Shaw is a graduate of UC Berkeley where he earned a BS in Molecular and Cell Biology, and received his
DVM from UC Davis (2004). Dr. Shaw completed an internship in small animal internal medicine, surgery and radiology at
Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, CA as well as a residency in medical oncology back at UC Davis’ School
of Veterinary Medicine. He became board certified in the Internal Medicine specialty of Oncology in 2009. Dr. Shaw is also
a co-founder and partner of VetPrep, the first Internet-based veterinary board review site for veterinary students taking the
national veterinary licensing board exam (
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