Dr. Colleen Mendelsohn is a 1997 graduate of University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine and achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) in 2004.
After graduation from UC Davis, Dr. Mendelsohn completed an internship with the Animal Emergency Clinic and Animal Specialty Group in San Diego. She later practiced general medicine before starting her residency at Animal Dermatology Clinic - San Diego in 2000. Her love and appreciation of the human-animal bond is what drew Dr. Mendelsohn to this specialty. In her words:
"The conditions we treat often require good long-term relationships with patients and owners, which affords me the opportunity to be part of that special relationship that develops between humans and pets."
University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Animal Dermatology Clinic – San Diego, CA
Dr. Mendelsohn enjoys training veterinary students and helping them appreciate the hidden complexities of dermatologic disease.