Amanda Root, Internal Medicine Resident

BVMS, MRCVS

Dr. Amanda Root was born in the Midwest.  She was a Registered Veterinary Technician and Practice Manager for 14 years before going to veterinary school.  She graduated in 2018 from the University of Glasgow in Scotland, UK.  She followed her passion for specialty medicine and completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery in 2019 at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Irvine, California.  Dr. Root also studied in China to complete the Small Animal Veterinary Acupuncture course in 2018 through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.  

Dr. Root has an interest in clinical research and has published two papers; one on canine obesity and the owner's ability to correctly identity their pets body condition score and feeding amount and the other paper on canine pseudopregnancy.  Her clinical interests include anything feline medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology, infectious disease, and minimally invasive interventional procedures including endoscopy and ultrasonography. She has a strong interest in integrative veterinary medicine using diet, herbs, and acupuncture.  

Dr. Root lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Dr. Sam Root, a psychologist and marriage and family therapist, and their beautiful cat named Monkey.  When she is not in the hospital, she enjoys being out in nature, reading, cooking, trying new restaurants, and most of all, traveling.  
Dr. Root

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