Dr. Kim Hawkes graduated with her DVM from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
After graduation she spent four years in private general and emergency practice in Edmonton, she then went on to complete a small animal rotating surgical and medical internship at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Dr. Hawkes then completed a three-year cardiology residency at the Ontario Veterinary College, at the University of Guelph. Her
After completion of her residency training, Dr. Hawkes obtained her board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a Cardiology subspecialty.
Dr. Hawkes’ research has focused on advanced echocardiographic methods of assessing cardiac function. Her areas of special interest include interventional catheterization procedures, advanced echocardiographic assessment of systolic and diastolic function, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, and canine dilated cardiomyopathy.
Dr. Hawkes has been offering advanced cardiology services for over 10 years in the Edmonton area. She is thrilled to continue offering advanced cardiology services to the Edmonton area, and continue developing relationships with the referral community.
Dr. Hawkes especially enjoys spending her time away from work with her husband, their four children, Golden Retriever, Foster and cat, Emmet.