Naoko Sogame, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Background and Education:
Veterinary School: Tufts University
Internship Training: Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston
Residency Training: Tufts University
Certification: Ph.D. – Cell and Molecular Biology (2005), Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) (2013)
Dr. Naoko Sogame is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she earned a BS in Genetics. She earned a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2005), and received her DVM from Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (2009). Dr. Sogame completed a small animal rotating internship at Angell Animal Medical Center (2010), then returned to Tufts for a medical oncology residency (2013). Dr. Sogame became board certified in internal medicine (oncology) in 2013 and joined SAGE in the same year.
Dr. Sogame particularly enjoys the challenges of Haematopoietic tumors, small molecule inhibitors/targeted therapy and palliative care, with the improvement of quality of life being the primary goal. When not practicing, Naoko enjoys the comforts of home, including reading murder mysteries and watching television sitcoms. She also enjoys international travel, including visiting her family in Japan, and is the proud owner of geriatric cats. She was drawn to veterinary medicine by her experience in her Ph.D. program where she became interested in the clinical aspects of cancer management.