Shian Simms, DVM, Medical Director
Dr. Simms is a native of the sunny island of Singapore. She moved to the United States to pursue her veterinary degree and graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. Shian (pronounced “shee-ann”) moved out to California and completed an internship at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital. She has since spent the last 12 years practicing emergency medicine in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Shian’s areas of interest include surgery, feline medicine, pediatrics, emergency and critical care and hospital management. She is also an advocate of excellent nursing care and stress-reduction for hospitalized patients.
When not at work, Shian is actively involved in her other passions which include running, opera, oysters, fashion, travel, fostering kittens, inventing fun cat toys and cuddling with her 4 cats. Shian loves New York City and all the myriad of experiences it has to offer.