Dr. Kara Escutia, DVM


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Kara Escutia, DVM


Dr. Escutia has spent most of her life in Illinois, growing up in Plainfield, then attending the University of Illinois for both her undergraduate degree and doctor in veterinary medicine. Since graduation in 2011, she has worked with cats and dogs in a variety of settings prior to putting down roots in St. Charles and joining Banfield in South Elgin. She has a special interest in feline internal medicine and behavior issues. When Dr. Escutia is not at the hospital, she enjoys staying active outdoors and spending time with her husband David, and sons, Luka and Liam. She shares her home with a dog, Turtle, and two cats, Bagel and Tobby (pictured!).

About Dr. Kara Escutia

Associations & certifications

Fear Free Certified


University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Licensed in


Years in practice

2011 - 2021


She / her

Language fluency


Personal interests

Traveling, biking, skiing, and hiking


2 cats, 1 dog

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