Dr. Kelly and Soot
Karen Kelly, DVM, ABVP C/F
Dr. Kelly is an associate veterinarian of the Southern California Veterinary Hospital. She has been a part of the practice since 2002 and works on Fridays. She especially likes “the staff and the interesting case load”.
Dr. Kelly was born and grew up in San Diego, CA graduating from Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar. Dr. Kelly’s father is a small animal veterinarian practicing in San Diego.
Dr. Kelly graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S in Environmental Health in 1990. Then, she graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Dr Kelly did an internship at California Animal Hospital immediately after graduation. Dr Kelly is a published author in the current Textbook of Internal Medicine. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 2002, specialty canine feline. Dr. Kelly enjoys internal medicine, holistic medicine, public health, and preventative medicine. Dr. Kelly also served as President for the Westside Chapter of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association for three years.