Dr. Christakos completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at Colorado State University. She then completed her internship at Littleton Equine Medical Center where she remained in practice to further her skills in lameness and management of the performance horse. She became certified in Equine Veterinary Medical Acupuncture in the spring of 2014. Dr. Christakos has focused her continuing education on musculoskeletal imaging and advanced lameness courses. Her areas of focus at LEqMC are lameness/sport horse practice and musculoskeletal ultrasound but she also enjoys general practice, acupuncture, and emergency field work.
Dr. Christakos has been an FEI treating veterinarian since 2015 and gained her status of FEI Official Veterinarian in Eventing in 2018. She has served on the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association Board of Directors since 2017, currently as President-Elect.