Helen Sindell, DVM, Associate VeterinarianDVM, Western University of Health Sciences
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, Western University's College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Sindell received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1999 in international affairs and political science. She discovered her passion for veterinary medicine soon after graduation and she continued her education at Western University's College of Veterinary Medicine in Pomona, California where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. While attending veterinary school, Dr. Sindell was active with the Student Veterinary Business Management Association and the Student Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Sindell further pursued acupuncture training from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and has since enjoyed integrating acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Dr. Sindell finds profound enjoyment in seeing patient's quality of life improve integrating a holistic approach with Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine for the best possible outcome.
Following graduation, Dr. Sindell completed an additional year of post-doctorate specialty training, as a rotating intern at the Animal Surgical and Emergency Center in Los Angeles. During this internship year, she worked with board certified criticalists, surgeons, internists, cardiologist, radiologist and oncologist. Upon completion of her internship, Dr. Sindell has enjoyed general practice in small animal medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Sindell enjoys hiking in the beautiful outdoors, scuba diving, exploring LA dining, and traveling. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two spunky dogs.