James Bower, DVM, DACVIM, Medical Director

DVM, Michigan State University
Certifications: DACVIM


Dr. James Bower received his degree from Michigan State University and pursued advanced study at the University of Pennsylvania as a small animal intern and the University of California at Davis as a resident in small animal internal medicine.  Following completion of these advanced studies, he became a certified specialist in small animal internal medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).  Dr. Bower has particular interests in gastrointestinal and respiratory problems of dogs and cats.  He has extensive experience in ultrasound and endoscopic diagnosis and provides consultation services at VCA Holly Street Animal Hospital as well as by referral from local veterinarians on the Peninsula.  Dr. Bower has practiced in San Francisco and the Peninsula for 30 years and joined VCA Holly Street Animal Hospital to continue providing primary care and referral internal medicine services.

Special Interests: Gastroenterology, Respiratory Medicine, Kidney Disease,  Endoscopic and Ultrasound diagnosis of diseases of dogs and cats.