Dr. Ohashi was born in Japan and received her DVM and PhD from University of Tokyo (Veterinary Medicine). She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Medicine at UCLA. After completing her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Ohashi switched her career from research to clinical oncology and completed a combined residency at VCA Animal Specialty and Emergency Center with Dr. Sue Downing and Veterinary Oncology Inc. with Dr. Rodney Ayl. She joined VCA Animal Specialty Group while working as a resident with Dr. Ayl, and has stayed since.
Dr. Ohashi has authored numerous publications on canine and human cancer research and has presented internationally on various oncology-related topics in the past. Her particular clinical interests include management of lymphomas and mast cell tumors as well as palliative care. Her main focus is developing treatments that are personalized for individualized patients so that patients can enjoy a good quality of life at home with their owners.
In her spare time, Dr. Ohashi loves spending time with her husband, two dogs, and two cats. She also enjoys hiking, exploring new restaurants, and travel when she can.
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