A native of southern California, Dr. Carey returns to her roots at ACC. After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of California, Davis in 2001, she completed a small animal surgical and medical internship in San Diego. In 2002, she embarked upon a surgical residency at The Animal Medical Center in New York City and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2006. She then served as an associate staff member in orthopedic surgery at the Animal Medical Center prior to joining ACC. Dr. Carey is trained in both the TPLO and TTA procedures, arthroscopy and total hip replacement. Working closely with the Veterinary Cancer Group, she has special experience in surgical oncology, reconstructive wound surgery, minimally invasive procedures and surgery of critically-ill patients.