Dr. Kelly Wessberg was born and raised in Waukesha, WI. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for both her undergraduate degree and veterinary school. She graduated with a B.S. degree in Biochemistry in 1994 and her DVM degree in 1998.
Following veterinary school, Dr. Wessberg completed a one year small animal internship at a private veterinary hospital in Mesa, Arizona. She then went on to complete a residency in cardiology at California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, CA under the guidance of Dr. Stephen Ettinger. She obtained her board certification in the specialty of cardiology (ACVIM- Cardiology) in 2004.
After her residency, she remained on staff at California Animal Hospital. Dr. Wessberg moved back to the Midwest in 2005 in order to be closer to family. She was employed by Veterinary Specialty Center (VSC) in Buffalo Grove, IL from 2005 until December 2013. Following her employment at VSC, she joined VCA Aurora Animal Hospital until June 2015. She started at Premier Veterinary Group in July 2015, where she is currently employed as a staff cardiologist.