Born and raised in Voronezh, Russia, Dr. Kartashova grew up with an interest in animals. After graduating with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2006, she moved to San Francisco in the hopes of finding some adventure and has loved the bay ever since. When Dr. Kartashova is tending to your furry friends, she especially loves internal medicine and surgery.
When she isn’t working with your furry friends at the hospital, you may find Dr. Kartashova traveling with friends, checking out local concerts, or snuggling her senior cat, named Marusya.
In addition to her cat, she has a soft spot for sighthounds dogs and hopes to get one in the future.