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Philip Neri
Medical Director DVM

Dr. Neri grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He studied at the University of Guelph before he obtained his veterinary degree from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2010. After graduating he practiced locally in Ontario for two years. He then moved to Maryland with his wife (who is also a veterinarian) and worked in College Park for four years, while she completed her internship and residency in emergency and critical care. Following a big cross country move to California, Dr. Neri joined the VCA American River team in 2016 and he became medical director in 2022. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but has a particular interest in internal medicine, surgery and pharmacology. He currently lives in Roseville with his wife, son and their three cats (Lee, Abby and Hank). In his free time Dr. Neri enjoys mountain biking, hiking, downhill skiing and travelling.


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