Dr. Lucy Chou is a native New Yorker who stayed in the area for her undergraduate education at New York University. She earned a veterinary degree from Ross University and completed her clinical year at the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. Dr. Chou went onto a small animal rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center. She then completed two surgical internships at Veterinary Surgical Centers in Virginia and BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York City. She briefly returned to academia in 2019 to complete a research fellowship at Texas A&M.