Sara L. Ford, DVM, DACVIM earned her DVM degree in 1989 from the University of California Davis. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, followed by a residency in internal medicine at UC Davis. Dr. Ford became board certified in internal medicine in 1994. She has been practicing at our hospital since 1995. Dr. Ford is an advocate of compassionate therapeutics for the cancer patient. She is considered an expert in diabetic management and feline medicine. Dr. Ford has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters. She lectures frequently to veterinarians and animal health technicians.