April Durtschi, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, DACVIM/Cardiology


Dr. April Durtschi received her veterinary medical degree from Colorado State University in 2002, followed by a rotating internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York. She was in private practice in Sacramento for a couple years before pursuing her interest in cardiology. She completed a post doctoral fellowship at the University of Missouri in cardiovascular science followed by a residency in cardiology at the University of Tennessee from 2008 – 2011.

Dr. Durtschi worked in Connecticut for a few years before returning to Southern California in 2015. She has been practicing in the Orange County area and will continue to provide high quality specialty practice to Orange, LA and surrounding counties.

Her interests include advanced management of congestive heart failure, early detection of feline heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, and arrhythmia management. She lives in Irvine with her husband; daughter; an ornery orange cat, Figaro; and her rabbit, Canary. She enjoys geocaching and science fiction.

April Durtschi

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