Grand Rapids, MI (616) 284-5300

1425 Michigan Street NE, Suite F

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Christine Swanson, DVM, DACVIM-Oncology

Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine, Oncology

Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

On The Job

Science-minded from the adolescence, Dr. Swanson realized during her internship that her niche was oncology. What she loves about her work is the opportunity to develop relationships with the patients and their owners. She appreciates the challenge offered by each new patient and their cancer. Within her field of oncology, she’s especially interested in combination chemotherapy as extracted from human medicine.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Oncology
Residency, Oncology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan Veterinary Specialists, Southfield
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Bachelor’s of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Off Duty

Dr. Swanson and her family live in the Lansing area. During her free time, she enjoys baking and spending time outdoors with her two children and husband. Otter, her black Labrador retriever, and Sienna, her cane corso, are always eager to fill the rest of the her daylight hours with an uplifting game of fetch.