TUSTIN, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Tustin announces Dr. Melissa Hall, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) is receiving patients four days a week in Tustin, CA and continues to see cases once a month in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Dr. Melissa Hall graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis in 2006. While attending Davis, Dr. Hall was involved in many clubs and received numerous scholarships. She served as the class president for several years as well as the president of the Veterinary Business Club. Upon graduation, Dr. Hall completed a 12-month rotating internship with the Florida Veterinary Specialists and North Bay Animal and Bird Hospital in Tampa, FL. During her earlier studies, Dr. Hall developed a passion for all things dermatology. She accepted a residency position in veterinary dermatology in 2007 at Animal Dermatology Clinic in Tustin, CA and achieved diplomate status in 2011.
"It is very exciting and gratifying to be part of such a dynamic group of professionals in veterinary dermatology. The variety of cases is unmatched and having the valuable resource of other experienced colleagues only lends to my continued growth in this important area of veterinary medicine," says Dr. Melissa Hall of Animal Dermatology Clinic Tustin.
Dr. Melissa Hall travels on a regular basis to the Central California Coast where she receives cases at the satellite location of Central Coast Pet Emergency Clinic, 1558 West Branch St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420.
There are just over 200 veterinarians that have acquired diplomate status with the ACVD. The American College of Veterinary Dermatology is an organization formed under the auspices of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to certify veterinarians with extensive post-graduate training as specialists in dermatology. The college is charged by the AVMA to maintain the highest standard of training and certification.
Founded in 1980 by Dr. Craig Griffin, Animal Dermatology Clinic has the distinction of being the first privately owned clinic approved by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology to provide a residency program, and is the largest group of veterinary dermatologists across the globe. Since 1980, Animal Dermatology Clinic has expanded to include eight full time clinics in California, Kentucky, Indianapolis and Georgia, with over 20 satellite locations throughout California, Georgia, Kentucky, and Indiana, and more expansion is planned. Perth, Australia is the newest location to join the group. For more information please visit, http://www.animaldermatology.com.
SOURCE Animal Dermatology Clinic