Melody Chen, DVM
On The Job
After completing a one-year small animal medicine and surgery internship, Dr. Melody Chen is pursuing advanced training in internal medicine, enabling her to further develop her ability to diagnose and treat these cases. Dr. Chen has interned in a variety of positions working with all types of species to include avian, exotics and zoo animals. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, she was able to put those skills to use during one of her internships in Taiwan.
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA West Los Angeles, CA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of California, Davis
Dr. Chen has a litterbox-trained shiba inu named Tracer, and together they enjoy agility training. Dr. Chen’s other hobbies include softball, tennis and snowboarding.