Dr. Hammerich is originally from Aspen, Colorado and moved to Arizona in 2002. She obtained a degree in Microbiology and her professional veterinary medicine degree from Colorado State University. During her first year of practice, Dr. Hammerich became the head of equine medicine but then suffered a back injury that forced to to retire from equine medicine. After moving to Arizona in 2002, she pursued her career in small animal medicine. Her professional interests include dermatology, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and preventative medicine.