Meet Our Team

APPOINTMENT

Meet the Chagrin Animal Clinic team!

Our friendly and compassionate staff will be here to help when you need usmost.

James Eldridge, DVM

James Eldridge, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Eldridge graduated from OSU in 1981. Six years later, he purchased Chagrin Animal Clinic. In 2007, he built a new facility and moved the clinic to its current location. His special interests are surgery, video otoscopy, and ultrasonography. Outside of work, Dr. Eldridge enjoys tending to his orchids, golfing, and he is an active member in the local Rotary group.

Caryn Scaravelli, DVM

Caryn Scaravelli, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr Scaravelli graduated from OSU in 1981. She married Dr Eldridge a year later. She has enjoyed working alongside her husband in their new facility. Her special interests are canine and feline wellness and providing exceptional veterinary care to her patients. When Dr. Scaravelli is not at work, she enjoys gardening, reading, and taking their beagle, Alley, on long walks.

Kenneth Litwak, DVM, PhD

Kenneth Litwak, DVM, PhD

Veterinarian

The newest member of the Chagrin Animal Clinic veterinary team, is Dr. Kenneth Litwak. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1993 and received his PhD from Wake Forest University in 1998, having grown up near San Francisco, CA. Dr. Litwak has worked in private practice in Oregon and Ohio, most recently in Cleveland. He has also worked in research at the University of Louisville, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Cleveland Clinic. His special interests include obesity prevention and improving end of life care. When he isn’t spending time with his daughters and pets, Dr. Litwak enjoys bird-watching, origami, and many outdoor activities.

Tricia Conger

Practice Manager

Tricia just recently moved back to Ohio from North Carolina, where she has worked in veterinary medicine since 2005. She is an experienced Operations, Marketing, and Practice Manager. Tricia made the move back to her childhood home to be closer to her family. She lives with her husband and three furry children. She enjoys camping, hiking and all of the Cleveland sporting and music events.

Jenny Van Hyning

Jenny Van Hyning

Lead RVT

Jenny has her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Geography from Ohio University, and then went on to complete Cuyahoga Community Colleges’ Veterinary Technology program in 2010 and has worked as an RVT since. She came to Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2016 where she has since been a dedicated member of our team. When she’s not at work, Jenny enjoys hiking with her four dogs, horseback riding, gardening, and reading.
Andrea Ballas

Andrea Ballas

RVT

Andrea graduated from Cuyahoga Community Colleges Veterinary Technology program in 2002 and began working for Chagrin Animal Clinic in 2004 as an RVT. She was with the clinic in its early years in its old building on Chagrin Rd and has thoroughly enjoyed working in the updated, new facility. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys tending to her many animals, taking her beloved Rat Terrier, Finn to agility, and riding horses.

Megan Barrett

Megan Barrett

RVT

Megan graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Stautenzenberger College in 2018 and began working at Chagrin Animal Clinic shortly thereafter.  She recently has become engaged and purchased her first home, and shares it with her fiancé and dog, Dude. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horse, Kalvin.

Amber Scarbrough

Amber Scarbrough

Client Service Representative

Amber joined Chagrin Animal Clinic in March of 2019. She is a current student at Cuyahoga Community College for Human Resource Management at is also attending Kent State University for Zoology. Amber’s goal is to one day become a veterinarian and own her own clinic. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends and play video games.
Donna Falz

Donna Falz

Client Service Representative

Donna joined the Chagrin Animal Clinic team in 2019. She recently moved back to Ohio from Flagstaff, Arizona. She has 13 years of previous veterinary field experience.  Donna shares her home with her three dogs and cat. She loves spending her free time with her two daughters, and outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking.

Alley Beagle

Alley Beagle

Furry Team Member

Alley Beagle became a member of the doctor’s family while they were on a trip to Pennsylvania. She was running down the road next to their car covered in ticks and porcupine quills. When the doctors reached their destination, Alley continued up to greet them. They had her treated for her medical issues and she then became a permanent member of their family and the Chagrin Animal Clinic team. She offers tail wags and affection to anyone when needed.

Great veterinarians and friendly staff committed to providing excellent care and superior service!

Location

16680 West Park Circle Dr.
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
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Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact

Phone: (440) 708-2828
Fax: (440) 708-2835
Email: chagrinanimalclinicstaff@gmail.com

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