Name: Chelsey Benedix
I knew I wanted to be a vet from a very young age. I was always rescuing animals and bringing them home to be part of the family. I volunteered at Oakdale Veterinary Hospital when I was in high school and knew it was the field I wanted to be in. I've worked in the veterinary field since 2010 and have never looked back since.
Clinical Interests: Ophthalmology and surgery
Education: Bachelors of Animal Science and Degree of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Education: UC Davis
Length of Employment: Started as an RVT at Sylvan Veterinary Hospital in 2014. In 2021 I returned to Sylvan Veterinary Hospital to practice veterinary medicine.
Total years practicing veterinary medicine: Started my journey in veterinary medicine in 2011.
Community Involvement/Volunteer work: In L.A. I participated in low-income vaccine clinics with DownTown Dog Rescue and volunteered cleaning up ocean harbors.