Andrew Wirkkala, BVM BVS

Resident, American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Dr. Andrew Wirkkala was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington. He attended Washington State University where he received Bachelor of Science in Zoology. After graduating he spent three years working full time as a veterinary assistant before applying to veterinary school. He attended the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and received a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVM&S) in 2021. After graduation, he moved to Hawaii to experience living in a sunny area for the first time in his life. He completed a 6-month rotating mentorship at a specialty hospital before going into general practice. During this time, he developed an interest in veterinary dermatology which eventually led him into pursuing dermatology specialization.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM BVS):

University of Edinburgh in Scotland

Dermatology Residency:

Animal Dermatology Clinic – Tustin / Ontario

Fun Facts:

Dr. Andrew Wirkkala is a 20th-century history enthusiast, loves to play chess and is an NBA fanatic.