Leah Stern, DVM, DACVS, Veterinary Specialist
Dr. Leah Stern is a board certfied veterinary surgeon who is available at VCA Cheshire Animal hospital for consultations and surgeries Tuesday through Saturday, as well as emergency surgeries. Dr. Stern enjoys performing laparoscopic minimally invasive surgeries. She has a particular interest in surgery in critically ill patients. She has a passion for both soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. She works closely with area oncologists and performs a number of surgeries for cancer in pets.
Dr. Stern obtained her veterinary degree from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She completed an internship in Emergency and Critical Care medicine and surgery at Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital in Portland, Oregon before returning to the east coast. She completed a surgical internship and her surgical residency at VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, Connecticut. Dr. Stern is a board certified veterinary surgeon. She has been at VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital since July 2010.
When she's not at work you might find her hiking at Sleeping Giant; she also enjoys yoga and kayaking.