Dr. Manika was born and raised in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. She received her Bachelor's degree from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Veterinary Medicine.
Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, behavior, and rehabilitation. Dr. Manika strives to focus on the human/animal bond and making sure there is a positive experience between not only the pet and herself, but the owner as well.
Dr. Manika has a yellow Labrador Retriever named Honey and a Californian rabbit named Toasty, both of whom she adopted from The Rescue Vets. In her spare time, Dr. Manika loves being outdoors (hiking, biking, running), being with family and friends, and traveling. She can't wait to meet you and your pets!