Dr. Chad O’Connor graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Prior to veterinary school, he received his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Illinois. Dr. O’Connor is looking forward to the variety of challenges that mixed animal practice presents. His strongest interests lie in large animal production and medicine, reproduction, and surgery. Dr. O’Connor grew up in Herscher, IL where he raised show pigs, feeder cattle, and a variety of other species typical of small family farm. In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, spending time with friends, family, and his son Declan.