Dr. Ota grew up in Orange County and worked at several veterinary hospitals while in high school and college. She attended UC San Diego and completed a degree in Psychology with minors in Biology and Spanish Literature.
Dr. Ota received her veterinary degree from UC Davis in 2009 and then completed a small animal rotating internship at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital in Santa Rosa. She started with VCA in 2010 and joined VCA Arroyo Animal Hospital in July 2013. Her professional interests include surgery, critical care and preventative medicine.