Dr. Toni Brooks:
Dr. Toni S. Brooks obtained her Bachelor degree in Sociology from Arizona State University in 1996. She obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine with honors from Michigan State University in May of 2002. She joined Exclusively Cats in August of 2002, and is now the medical director of the hospital. Her special interests include pain management, surgery, internal medicine, and dentistry.
Dr. Brooks is an active member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and is a past council member of the Southeastern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (SEMVMA).
In her free time, Dr. Brooks enjoys yoga, running, boating and spending time with her family; including their cats Ernest and Fletcher.
Dr. Kaitlin Bahlmann
Dr. Bahlmann is originally from Ontario, Canada, where she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2015.
Dr. Bahlmann has previously worked in both general practice and emergency medicine. After several years in Ontario, she moved to Vancouver to work at Canada West Veterinary Specialists and Critical Care Hospital, Canada's only certified animal emergency trauma centre.
Dr. Bahlmann moved to Michigan and joined Exclusively Cats to work alongside Dr. Bailey and Dr. Brooks in 2020. Her hope is to obtain her board certification as a Feline Specialist, and learn more about all that feline medicine has to offer. She currently shares her home with her two cats, Strider and Chloe.
Dr. Bahlmann is an active member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM). She has a special interest in feline internal medicine, surgery, and emergency/critical care.
In her free time, Dr. Bahlmann enjoys outdoor rock climbing, hiking, and camping.
Dr. Christine Cannon Fields
Dr. Fields graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She then completed a year-long rotating internship at a specialty referral hospital in Southfield, followed by a year at a companion animal hospital in Beverly Hills, MI.
Dr. Fields practiced here at Exclusively Cats from 1999-2002, then went on to work at another feline-only clinic and an emergency clinic, before taking time off to have a family. She re-joined ECats in 2019.
Dr. Fields lives with her husband T.J., daughter Emily and son Noah, and their 10 cats. Her special interests are internal medicine, ophthalmology and dermatology.
Dr. Steven Bailey
Dr. Steven J. Bailey founded Exclusively Cats Veterinary Hospital in 1992. He obtained his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University in June of 1986. After graduation, Dr. Bailey practiced emergency medicine for 8 years prior to establishing Exclusively Cats. While he is not regularly seeing patients at the hospital, he is continuing to consult on difficult cases, keeping up with continuing professional development, mentoring young veterinarians and keeping his finger on the pulse of the practice.
Dr. Bailey is one of two veterinarians practicing in the state of Michigan and the only veterinarian in Southeastern Michigan that has been board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners as a Feline Specialist (ABVP). His special interests include complicated medical and surgical cases as well as critical care and advanced dentistry.
Dr. Bailey is an active member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Dr. Bailey is the Past-President of the Southeastern Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (SEMVMA), and a Board Member of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA). He is also a Consultant for the Feline Internal Medicine Board on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), and the Associate Editor of the Diagnostic Imaging Folder on VIN.
As of September 2014, Dr. Bailey was awarded an adjunct faculty appointment at Michigan State University, allowing him to enhance veterinary student education through lectures, labs, clinical rotations and externships, promote collaborative feline clinical research, serve as a resource for development of "feline friendly" practices at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and assist with development and implementation of strategic planning for the College of Veterinary Medicine Center for Feline Health and Well-Being.