Dr. Genevieve Luca is Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and anesthesiology professional who provides anesthetic management to canines, felines, equines, and other companion domestic exotic species.
Dr. Luca dedicates her career to alleviating animal pain and suffering by using her anesthesiology specialty as her primary contribution to advance the veterinary profession which results in consistent focus and optimized patient well-being and outcomes.
She enjoys the technical aspects, dynamic nature, and the intellectual challenge associated with preoperative case management. She has particular interest in acute and chronic pain, including individualized pain assessments, ultrasound-guided locoregional anesthesia, and determining the best analgesia plans to optimize patient comfort and quality of life in clinical and home-based settings.
A highly active participant in the veterinary industry, Dr. Luca is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), and a Member of the Association of Veterinary Anesthetists (AVA) as well as a Member of the North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society (NAVAS).
Dr. Luca earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Montreal and successfully completed the Anesthesiology Residency at University of California, Davis. Additionally, Dr. Luca was a Companion in the Animal Rotating Internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College of the University of Prince Edward Island.
Dr. Luca is an enthusiastic salsa and zouk dancer and is a Jazz and Progressive Metal super fan. In her free time, Dr. Luca enjoys scrapbooking, traveling, hosting friends for games, and spends time with her stubborn yet lovable Tortoiseshell cat—Midna.