Dr. Janice Lem is a local, born and raised in Mountain View, California. She obtained her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Bioresource Sciences with Animal Emphasis from the University of California at Berkeley. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her senior year of clinics at the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine at Champaign-Urbana. She attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine for her clinical year of rotation. She has worked at several veterinary hospitals on Oahu, Hawaii and in the California Bay Area training with Board Certified Surgeons and Internal Medicine veterinarians in oncology, reproduction, and ultrasound.
Dr. Lem joined VCA in October 2000, working first at VCA Kanoehe on Oahu and then at VCA Vets & Pets.
Dr. Lem is a past member of the Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity and served as Co-President of UC Berkeley Cal Pre-Vet Society. She is currently a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Lem's personal interests include mountain biking, running, backpacking, and snowboarding. She is married with 3 children, 2 dachshunds named Toffee and Whiskey, and a Japanese Akita named Kimura. The family is rounded out by 2 cats, 2 Flemish giant rabbits, chinchillas, and chickens.