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Specialty: Urology - Nephrology

Joe Bartges
Julie Fischer
Katherine James
Allyson Berent
Susan Klein
Heather Kvitko-White
Sarah Stewart

Julie Fischer

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2000


  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Kansas State University, 1999
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, 1997
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), University of Tennessee, 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Yale, 1990

Current Professional Activities

  • Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego
Past Professional Activities
  • Coordinator, Renal Medicine/Hemodialysis Service at the University of California
  • Veterinary Medical Center-San Diego (a satellite of UC Davis)
  • Clinical instructor at Kansas State University
  • Private practice internist in San Jose, CA
  • Kenai, a border collie mix obsessed with laser pointers and Stravinsky
  • Christopher, the Australian shepherd puppy I was NOT going to get after my 20-year-old Aussie finally expired
  • Ripley, the orange-striped brains of the feline operation, and Christopher's best pal
  • Beautootle, a beautiful silver-striped clown in perpetual search of a human to flop on (and who is not very bright...shhhh)
  • Rosie, a big red mare who is equal parts love and trouble
  • Frances, a sweet, furtive beagle mix who we think is a secret doomsday prepper
  • Jackie, a lab x hound with a love of all humans, baseball, and Christopher
  • Wilbur, a grey and white cat who will kill for any spicy curry dish (really)
  • Rugby, yoga, rock-climbing, reading and working with the horses
Favorite Quote
  • For every mistake made by not knowing, a hundred are made by not looking.
  • Well-behaved women rarely make history.
    —Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
What I like Most About VIN
  • The ability to help and learn from vets all over the country (and the world)!
Julie Fischer

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