Dr. Rhoades is originally from Evansville, IN. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Southern Indiana before starting a full time position with the Walt Disney World company as a performer. While performing, she received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida. She then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Caribbean island St. Kitts, West Indies. For her clinical year, she attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated May 2017 with her DVM degree.
After graduation, Dr. Rhoades completed a rotating internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners Specialty and Emergency hospitals in Florida. She worked closely with many specialists and also worked emergency. It was here that she discovered her passion for surgery and was accepted into a surgical internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in San Antonio, Texas. During her second internship, Dr. Rhoades decided to move forward with general practice and emergency medicine.
Dr. Rhoades has still continued to further her education and is currently studying for her certificate in companion rehabilitation therapy.
Outside the office, Dr. Rhoades enjoys spending time with her family, friends and 3 pets. She has 2 cats (Pumpkin and Tilly) and 1 dog (Killian). Leisure activities include shopping, exercising, binge watching TV, going to the movies and baking.