Dr. Tolinski grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. He attended Michigan State University (GO GREEN!) where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Dr. Tolinski’s special interests include surgery, preventive medicine, infectious disease, reptiles and research. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys fishing, hiking, jogging, weight lifting, spending time with his dog, Jackson, and his kingsnake, Gerald. On the weekends during football season, you can be sure to find him rooting for his MSU Spartans and Detroit Lions.