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Dr. Carol Paffumi Mandell, DVM PhD
    Dr. Mandell received her a B.A. in Biology (Summa cum Laude with Honors in Biology) & Masters in Botany from the University of Connecticut.
    Dr. Mandell was inspired to become a veterinarian after she worked as a veterinary technician near Washington DC.  Dr. Mandell graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Georgia College, of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she was awarded a highly competitive Internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery at U C DAVIS Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.  She then worked in small animal practice for several years in Connecticut.
    Dr. Mandell later returned to UC Davis to further her training. There she completed a residency in Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology. In veterinary medicine this discipline is inaptly called “Clinical Pathology.” She is Board Certified in Clinical Pathology, ACVP.
    After her residency, Dr. Mandell received a PhD in virology. She was employed as faculty for 6 years at UC Davis teaching veterinary students and doing research.
    Dr. Mandell is an experienced clinician with a wide range of expertise.  In 2004, she returned to private small animal veterinary practice working in both emergency clinics and daytime practices.
    She is a recipient of the Certificate of Merit for Exceptional Proficiency in Small Animal Medicine and the John Morton Award for Humane Animal Care.  She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and professional organizations:  AVMA, SVVMA, ACVP, ASVCP, AAVR, AAHA & VECCS.  She regularly attends Continuing Education programs each year including specialized training in radiology/ultrasound & internal medicine.
    Dr. Mandell’s outside interests include gardening with her husband, studying Italian, ballet classes, knitting and caring for her various furry friends at home.

Carol Mandell, DVM Phd

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Carol Mandell DVM, PhD.