Dr. Eleanor Lan graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 1998 with a BA in Biology. Afterwards, she completed an MBA in International Management at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. After working for a few years in the corporate world, Dr. Lan decided that her heart still lied with her first love, veterinary medicine, and she moved to San Francisco to pursue her dream. She graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis in 2008. After graduation, Dr. Lan completed a formal one-year rotating internship at Animal Specialty Group in Glendale, California.
During her internship, she received advanced training with board-certified specialists in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Radiology, and Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. During this time, she became particularly interested in Emergency Medicine and Surgery and since then has been a emergency veterinarian at Veterinary Specialists of the Valley since December 2009. Dr. Lan is a native of Los Angeles but has spent time living in Taiwan, Shanghai, Tokyo, and San Francisco. In her free time, she can be found out and about town with her dogs. Her hobbies include, SCUBA diving, exploring national parks, horseback riding, international traveling, and cooking.