Meet our friendly team at Fairway Knolls Veterinary Hospital!
Dr. Tatro graduated from University of Illinois in 1984 and is originally from central Illinois. He takes interest in skin/allergy cases as well as gastro-intestinal disorders, but considers himself the ultimate general practitioner. Dr. Tatro has owned the Fairway Knolls Veterinary Clinic since 1987.
Dr. David Tatro grew up in the farmland of central Illinois near Springfield. After obtaining his veterinarian degree at the University of Illinois in 1984, he practiced on farm animals for one year. Dr. Tatro then managed a small animal clinic in Terre Haute, Indiana for 2 years. During this time he transitioned to specialization on pets. He bought the Fairway Knolls Veterinary clinic in 1987. An addition was built in 1990 and the clinic continues to grow to this day.
Dr. Anderson completed his pre-veterinary schooling at ICC and ISU before earning his DVM at the University of Illinois in 2007. His veterinary interests include surgery and cytology. Dr. Anderson has been working at Fairway Knolls since 2015, typically working Wednesdays, Fridays, and weekends. When he isn’t treating animals, Dr. Anderson and his wife Kathy are busy at home taking care of 5 children and an assortment of reptiles and amphibians. In his spare time, Dr. Anderson enjoys competing with his local bowling league and doing woodworking.
Chrissie has been working for Dr. Tatro for over 12 years. She graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Psychology. She grew up showing horses and continued her passion with her daughter Ashley. Chrissie has a goldendoodle named Gracie and enjoys working on her health and fitness when she is not at the clinic.
Megan has been a part of the Fairway Knolls team since 2010. While originally taking charge of kennels and boarding, Megan is a full-time assistant and attended the Sound Form Seminar to perfect her ultrasound techniques. She has a full house of furry friends, including three dogs (Daisy-Flower, Emma, & Reece) and a cat named Smokey. When Megan isn’t working at the clinic, you can often find her pet-sitting and cooking with family and friends.
Danielle has been attending to the animals at Fairway Knolls since 2015. She is in charge of organizing and taking care of the daily kennel duties while your pets board at the clinic. At home, Danielle has three cats: Wilson, Yoshi, and Oliver. When she isn’t at work, Danielle enjoys spending time with friends and playing volleyball.
Stubby has been welcoming patients at the Fairway Knolls Veterinary Hospital for 14 years. He was brought to Dr. Tatro as a kitten and underwent several surgeries before having to amputate his back leg. He now lives full-time at the clinic. Stubby enjoys eating, sleeping in the cabinets, and bossing the dogs around. You can receive updates on Stubby and other clinic news by following him on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stubby.tatro