Bonnie Murphy, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM - Medical Director
Dr. Bonnie Murphy achieved her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at UC Davis in 1989, followed by an internship in Hermosa Beach and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University. She achieved board certification in 1995. Dr. Murphy is passionate about teaching and mentoring upcoming veterinary students and newly minted veterinarians. In 2017, she received the Clinical Preceptor Award for Excellence in Teaching from Western University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
A former specialty practice owner who has worked in Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks, Santa Barbara and the South Bay of L.A., Dr. Murphy has a special interest in endocrinology, pancreatitis and gastrointestinal diseases, infectious diseases, oncology, burn patients and heart disease. She is highly skilled in procedures such as endoscopy and cardiac and abdominal ultrasound.
Dr. Murphy is married to her high school sweetheart and lives with her menagerie of 4 dogs, 2 cats and a herd of Chincoteague ponies. In her leisure time, she enjoys gardening, cooking and training her Labradors to compete in AKC Retriever tests.