Dr. Michelle Martin de Bustamante enjoys the diversity of medical and surgical cases in the field of ophthalmology and building long-term relationships with clients and their pets. Her special interests include the cornea, ocular manifestations of systemic disease, and the relationship between the microbiome and ophthalmic disease.
Master of Science, Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville
Residency, Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville
Internship, Comparative Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, CA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Bachelor of Arts, Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Outside of the hospital, Dr. Bustamante loves to spend her time outdoors, primarily on two wheels (cycling or mountain biking) or hiking. She also enjoys exploring new restaurants and craft beer tasting with her friends and family.
Dr. Sergeeff’s favorite cases fall into three categories: digestive system, endocrine system and kidney disease. Procedures she enjoys include endoscopic minimally invasive procedures, CT scans and abdominal ultrasound. Diabetic ketoacidosis and Addison's disease are two conditions she finds particularly rewarding to treat.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of California, Los Angeles
During the fall, Sundays are all about football for Dr. Sergeeff. Other times of the year, she can be found watching the newest movie releases, gardening, comparing California wine regions or relaxing at outdoor concerts. Her household is run by her rescue cats Emerson and Penelope.