VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital

Jiyeun Rha, VMD, DACVIM, Veterinary Specialist

VMD, University of Pennsylvania
Certifications: DACVIM
Departments: Internal Medicine


Dr. Rha is an east-coast native. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland in 1991 and then received her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.

During the summer of 2000, Jiyeun completed her residency in Veterinary Small Animal Internal Medicine at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Massachusetts. That summer Dr. Rha also received her board-certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She then worked at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, Connecticut as a staff internist until the winter of 2002. She joined Rocky Mountain Veterinary Specialists at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in January of 2003.

Dr. Rha enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, but primarily renal and endocrine disorders. She is adept at all endoscopic procedures. Her outside interests include skiing and walking her dog, Big.


General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

Our Emergency Number - 303 366 2639

VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital has been providing 24-hour emergency care to the community since 1971.  Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, there is experienced veterinary staff on site.  With our capable staff and advanced medical/surgical capabilities we are able to provide a wide range of lifesaving procedures to treat the seriously ill or injured animal. 

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