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Koko Shishida

Koko Shishida
Staff Veterinarian
Emergency & Critical Care
Koko Shishida

At a Glance

Practicing Since:


Specialties Include:

Wound care

My Pets:

Kaiser - Terrier mix

Dr. Koko Shishida is a 2010 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She spent four years working as a general practitioner in Sacramento, the East Bay and the Peninsula before returning to her studies for a year as an intern at VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists in order to prepare for a career as an emergency room veterinarian. Originally from Santa Cruz, she received her B.A. from UC Santa Cruz with a double major in biology and feminist studies in 2006. She is thrilled to be working with the Emergency Services team at VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists. In her free time, Koko enjoys yoga, dance, weight lifting, and taking in the many sights, sounds and tastes of the Bay Area with her 12-year-old terrier mix, Kaiser.

Emergency & Critical Care


Doctors are on site and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to provide the finest medical care when your family veterinarian is unavailable. Patients are seen as walk-ins without appointments and as transfer referrals from your veterinarian. We have state-of-the-art therapeutic and diagnostic aids available for our experienced veterinarians and support staff.

Your pet will be seen by one of our emergency veterinarians as promptly as possible. Conditions requiring immediate treatment or involving life-threatening problems will be our first priority. Once stable, your pet may be released to you, returned to your primary veterinarian for continued care or transferred to one of our specialists should you and your family veterinarian elect to do so.

After your pet's comprehensive examination, presumptive diagnosis and prognosis, an estimate will be presented detailing recommended diagnostics and treatment. Your family veterinarian will also be notified/updated of your pet's visit via phone calls and faxes. Our staff is available 24/7 to answer questions about your pet's care.

Our Emergency & Critical Care Team

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Medical Director
VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital

14790 Washington Ave.

San Leandro, CA 94578

Main: 510-483-7387

Fax: 510-483-7389

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

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