Dr. Lara Ashbran was born and raised in Southern California. She received her B.S. in Biology and Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Colorado State University. Dr. Ashbran attended Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated as a member of the Phi Zeta Honor Society.
After graduating veterinary school, Dr. Ashbran completed a medicine and surgical internship at Southern California Veterinary Specialty Hospital. After her internship, Dr. Ashbran worked a couple of years as an emergency veterinarian. Due to her time in the ER, emergency and critical care medicine is a special interest to Dr. Ashbran.
Dr. Ashbran lives with her husband, Kevin, and two dogs, “Sahara”, who has been with her since her college days, and “Midge”, who her and her husband rescued after she was hit by a car. In her free time, Dr. Ashbran enjoys hiking, camping, playing and watching soccer with her family.