Meet Our Experienced Staff Here at Kenmore Veterinary Hospital in Kenmore, WA!
Dr. Mike Bellinghausen
Dr. Mike Bellinghausen (Dr. B) graduated from Washington State and Oregon State Colleges of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. He has owned and operated Kenmore Veterinary Hospital since 1990. Dr. B has 31 years of experience, with a special interest in orthopedic surgery and internal medicine cases including oncology.
He lives in Bothell with his wife Debbie, daughter Stephanie, four cats, and two dogs named Molly and Jazzy. Dr. B has a passion for dog training, competition agility, fly fishing, skiing, hiking, and is actively involved the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association and WSU/CVM.
Dr. Deepak Sharma
He has been a veterinarian for 21 years, after receiving his Master’s degree in Veterinary Internal Medicine from the College of Veterinary Science in P.A.U. Ludhiana, India. He came to the United States in 1987 and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in 1994. A few short years later, he joined KVH in 2001.
He also works for NOAH, a non-profit organization providing low-cost spay and neuter surgeries for pets owned by individuals who are disabled, on social security or on low incomes. He lives in Everett with his wife Pratibha, his son Jash and his dog Tommy, a very handsome three year old Blue Heeler mix.
Dr. Michel Jolivet
Dr. Mary Norton
Dr. Mary Norton is a 1977 graduate of Washington State University of Veterinary Medicine and recently retired after 38 years of practice. She lives in Snoqualmie with her husband Joe. They share their home with two dogs, three cats, horses and chickens.
When she is not filling in at the clinic, she enjoys gardening, music, hiking, canoeing and horseback riding. She also works on wildlife projects and is involved in park and open space conservation.
Susan Sage is a Licensed Veterinary Technician and has been with KVH since 1997. Her motto is “all cats are perfect.” Susan manages the technical and kennel staff and ensures that all patients are comfortable and well cared for. She is the busy and proud parent of various pets including two guinea pigs, one dog and many cats. She enjoys reading, going to cat, antique shows and the NBA (hoping for another Sonics team).
Bonnie Elwess is the office manager and has been at KVH since 2008. She currently lives with her seven cats and big dog, Odie. When Bonnie is not at work, she enjoys being home with her babies and taking Odie to the beach. Her passions are attending concerts, riding her dirt bike, skiing and being on the water.
Natalie joined us in 2010. She is working and studying to become a full-time veterinary technician. Her interests including painting.
Jami has been with us since 2010. She started as a Kennel Assistant when she was attending Inglemoor High School and eventually was promoted to Kennel Manager. Not only does she care for our hospital patients and boarding cats and dogs, she also assists staff and patients in treatment and surgical duties.