Dr. Belen Castillon grew up in Illinois in a northwest suburb of Chicago. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She did her clinical year rotations at University College Dublin in Ireland. Her special interests in veterinary medicine include wildlife, anesthesia, cardiology, and emergency medicine. On her days off she enjoys going on adventures outdoors with her Kittitian dog, Dobby.