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Erika Haschke Pickens, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

Board-Certified Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist

Erika Haschke Pickens, DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (SAIM), is a Board-Certified Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist at MedVet Dallas. Dr. Pickens is an alumna of Texas A&M University where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biomedical Science in 1995. She remained at Texas A&M University and graduated cum laude in 1999 with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following veterinary school, Dr. Pickens completed a yearlong internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Metroplex Veterinary Centre before working as a general practitioner in the Houston area for the next two years. Further pursuing her interest in internal medicine, Dr. Pickens went on to complete a two-year residency in small animal internal medicine at Louisiana State University, leading to her board-certification as a veterinary internal medicine specialist.

While Dr. Erika Haschke Pickens maintains an interest in all aspects of veterinary internal medicine, she has a particular passion for hematology, endocrinology, and infectious diseases. Outside of her clinical interests, Dr. Pickens’ favorite part of being a veterinarian is being able to improve an animal’s health by developing a treatment plan to help her patients maintain a good quality of life.

When not caring for her patients, Dr. Pickens enjoys traveling, hiking, being outdoors, snow skiing, and reading, as well as improving her photography and cooking skills.

Bachelor of Science: Texas A&M University

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine

Internship: Metroplex Veterinary Centre

Residency: Louisiana State University

Board Certification: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

American Veterinary Medical Association

Texas Veterinary Medical Association

Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association

Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association