Independence Veterinary Hospital

7205 Hillside Road
Independence, OH 44131


Independence Veterinary Hospital - Meet the Doctor


Dr. Susan Jatsek

Dr. Susan Jatsek is a Northeast Ohio native and an Ohio State Buckeye through and through. She attended The Ohio State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she returned to the Greater Cleveland area. After working for several years in a large group practice in North Royalton, she began her own practice in Independence. Her new practice, Independence Veterinary Hospital, officially opened in 1991.

Dr. Jatsek is a 35+ year member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. She is a member and a past president of the Cleveland Academy of Veterinary Medicine.  As a Lifetime Member of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, she is always rooting for her Ohio State Buckeyes.

When not taking care of her three boys, Dr. Jatsek enjoys working in her yard and being at home. She currently has a Maine Coon mix, "Flynn", who lives at the Veterinary Hospital.  Rounding out the animal family is "Swizzle", a Siamese mix, who keeps everyone entertained.