Joanne Bettada, Associate Veterinarian

Joanne Bettada, Associate Veterinarian

A native of Taiwan, Dr. Bettada originally worked as a computer engineer, designing award-winning chips for Intel. Inspired by her grandfather’s devotion to animals, she eventually left the semiconductor industry to become a registered vet tech, and, in 2019, she earned her DVM from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Bettada’s special interests include radiology, internal medicine, rehabilitation, acupuncture, and herbal medicine. She is a member of the San Francisco Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, and the Radiology, Integrative Medicine, and Canine Medicine clubs. She has served on the AVMA’s Registered Veterinary Technician Committee and devotes one day each month to One-Health, a clinic serving low-income people and pets in need. In the past, she also volunteered at San Jose Wildlife and the Oakland Zoo.

Dr. Bettada and her husband share their home with two male orange tabby cats, one of whom likes to chew everything in the house! When she’s not at our hospital tending to the needs of your furry families, Dr. Bettada enjoys reading, hiking, biking, and taking road trips in her RV. So far, she’s been to 43 states and hopes to travel to all 50 in the near future.