ABOUT ORION OAKS ANIMAL HOSPITAL
We offer a range of wellness services as well as extensive emergency services should illness or accidents strike. With a caring team of vets and technical staff, you can relax knowing your pet is in the best of hands.
MEET THE DOCTRS
Dr. Andrea Milam
Owner and Veterinarian
Dr. Andrea Milam received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Virginia Tech and then went on to graduate from Michigan State's University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has worked in Chicago, Virginia and Michigan. She currently resides in Clarkston, MI, where she took ownership of the Orion Oaks Animal Hospital in 2019.
Dr. Milam loves being the voice for animals in need, and is fortunate enough to work with several rescue groups to promote the human-animal bond while providing the best quality care. Her professional interests include soft- tissue/orthopedic surgery, dermatology and preventative medicine.
Dr. Milam is married, has one human daughter, Adalynn and three fur children: Bassett/Boxer mixes named Sherman, Frankie, and Hutch.
Dr. Joshika Chande
Bio coming soon
MEET THE TEAM
Veterinarian Technician and Manager
Melissa has been a part of the Orion Oaks team since 2021 and has been in the field for over 5 years now.
She is currently enrolled in Purdue University's online technician program and hopes to graduate soon to become a licensed technician. In her free time she enjoys doing different types of art projects like painting and drawing. Along with being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
She has a cattle dog mix named Colt and two cats named Kai and Frances.
Shy has been in the veterinary field for 10yrs now, Currently she is in school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
In her free time she loves camping with her husband and 3 boys.
Certified Veterinary Assistant
Jean is a certified veterinary assistant and has been for about 5 years. Before this she was a nurse assistant. She has her bachelors in Biology and is looking further into her education by applying to the technician program as well as getting her masters in veterinary forensic science.
She loves animals, sports, music and outdoors. She also loves traveling to different countries and learning about their cultures.
Jean has her own pack at home consisting of Zelda, Cash, Lily, and her newest member is Athena
Elena has been in the field since 2021 and is currently enrolled in Penn Foster to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She is very passionate about animal care and educating others on their animals. She recently moved from Lansing in July 2023 and in her free time enjoys going on walks with her dog Buddy and trying new things.
Bio to come soon
Andrea has been in the animal industry for 2 years now as a receptionist. It's been her faviorite job thus far. She loves spending time with the patients and helping anywhere she can. She has 2 animals, a 9 year old rescued pitbull named Petunia and a 9 month grey tabby named Minnie. In her spare time she likes hanging with her nieces and nephews who live with her. She also enjoys reading and watching a good movie.
Angela is training to be one of our receptionist at Orion Oaks! She has her associates in Early Childhood Education. She Lives in Grand Blanc with her husband, Sean and their 4 year old Doberman, Boomer. Some of her hobbies include.. camping, arts & crafts, and singing in her choir.
Bio to come soon
Our Animal Greeters
Chief Heart Officer
Toby moved in to Orion Oaks Animal Hospital in September 2019.
He loves laying in the sun and greeting clients. You can catch him in the front window of the clinic, watching the traffic go by!
Be sure to say hi, he loves to be petted!
Front door greeter
Tortil is a Red-footed tortise. He found a home with us back in February 2023.
Some of his favorite treats are strawberries, and yellow peppers!
Papaya came to us for check up appointment in 2021 through Michigan Animal Rescue League and we fell in love with her immediately.
She was born with a deformity of her back legs but this does not stop her.
Crouch down and say hello, she wants all the attention!