Dr. Justin Allen grew up on a farm in central Illinois. After graduating from the University of Illinois, he traveled to Los Angeles, California for an internship program at Advanced Veterinary Care Center; he then moved to California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles for a 3-year private practice residency program in Cardiology. He received board-certification in 2010 and after practicing in Chicago and Northern California, he and his family moved to Los Angeles to join VCA West Los Angeles in 2016. His particular interests in cardiology include interventional therapy of structural heart diseases and emergency therapy of heart failure/arrhythmias.
He and his wife Kimberly share a love of food, and have been enjoying the wide variety of incredible food in the LA area. They currently live in an extremely busy household in Rancho Palos Verdes with a doodle puppy (Curry), two boys (Nathan, 10 y, and Evan, 7 y), and one girl (Audrey, 4 y).