Growing up, Dr. Vanessa Chen moved around, spending time on both the East and West Coasts of the United States, in addition to Asia. After studying Neuroscience at Amherst College, she graduated from UC Davis Veterinary School and completed a rotating internship at Washington State Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Since relocating to the Bay Area, she has focused on the practice of emergency and critical care medicine. She is excited about joining the SF SPCA team.
During her spare time, she loves globe-trotting, hiking, cooking, barre, and ceramics. She lives with her husband and two cats.