Hometown: Western Iowa native. After college and veterinary school in Ames, Iowa, I spent 9 years in private practice in the Phoenix, Arizona area before moving to the Southbay in 2013.
Education: Iowa State University College of Agriculture – B.S. in Microbiology, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, and Post-Graduate Small Animal Medicine and Surgery - Internship in Mesa, Arizona
Family: Married with three 4-legged “children”. Two kitties, Ripley & Tesla, and a Spaniel Mix, Arizona.
Hobbies: Low-water-use gardening, hiking, running, and exploring the many beautiful sites that Southern California has to offer. Now that I live near the beach, I also aspire to take on surfing as a new hobby.
Favorite Quote: “At the Beach Time You Enjoyed Wasting, Is Not Time Wasted.” T.S. Elliot. “Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.” Mary Bly.
Professional Interests: General/Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Behavior, Dentistry, and Preventative Medicine.
Practice Philosophy: I enjoy helping to maintain the amazing bond we share with our pets. My goal is to provide my patients and pet parents with compassionate and quality veterinary care.