VCA Bay Area Animal Hospital

Marci Ramos, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of California, Davis


Dr. Ramos is an east bay native, completing her undergraduate degree from CSU East Bay and then earning her DVM degree from the University of California, Davis in 2001. She then joined VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center and completed a one-year internship with rotations in internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, ophthalmology and emergency medicine. She then completed an 18-month surgical internship which included training in soft tissue surgery, emergency surgical procedures, wound management, orthopedics and neurosurgery. She stayed on as a staff surgeon for another 3 years working extensively with boarded surgeons until moving back to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007.

Dr. Ramos has a special interest in surgery including fracture management and managing the cruciate deficient stifle. She is certified in the tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) procedure and has completed training in Orthopedic Planning at The Ohio State University and External Skeletal Fixation at Iowa State University. (She continually strives to increase her skills with yearly hands on training at different events across the country)

When not working Dr. Ramos spends her time raising her 2 young boys and loves to be outdoors.

Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the following emergency clinics:

Pets Emergency Treatment & Referral Center
Phone: 510-548-6684
1048 University Avenue - Berkeley

Bay Area Veterinary Emergency & Veterinary Specialists (BAVs)
Phone: 510-483-7387
14790 Washington Avenue - San Leandro