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Dr. Sabrina Barry is a Marin County native who grew up in the arms of Mount Tamalpais. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology & Neuroscience at U.C. San Diego in 2000, and completed her veterinary degree at U.C. Davis in 2006. Dr. Barry then completed a one-year medicine & surgery internship at Washington State University, a one-year surgery internship at the Animal Specialty Group in Glendale, California, and a four-year surgery residency at Washington State University. She became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2013. Dr. Barry spent eight years as a Clinical Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, before coming home to California to join the PESCM team.

Dr. Barry is skilled at several branches of surgery including general surgery, oncologic surgery, minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery, and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Barry values the opinions of her patients’ human family members, and strives to keep family members well-informed and included in the decision-making process for their pet.

Published Articles

  • Intestinal incision dehiscence. Clinician’s Brief. April 2016. Read Here.
  • Effect of two instrument designs on laparoscopic skills performance. Veterinary Surgery. November 2012. Read Here.
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs inhibit bone healing: A review. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 9 Sept. 2010. Read Here.
  • Key ring fixator: A novel external fixation technique for avian long bone stabilization. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 1 June 2019. Read Here.
  • Subclinical bacteriuria and surgical site infections in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament disease. Veterinary Surgery. 13 Aug 2020. Read Here.


University of California, Davis

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Washington State University

Rotating Internship in Medicine and Surgery

Animal Specialty Group – Los Angeles, CA

Specialty Internship in Surgery

Washington State University

Residency in Small Animal Surgery


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