Background and Education
Veterinary School: North Carolina State University
Residency Training: University of California, Davis
Dr. Marissa Ruppel received her DVM from North Carolina State University (2015). She went on to complete her small animal rotating internship at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (2016) and her three-year Medical Oncology residency at UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (2019).
Dr. Ruppel enjoys how multifaceted the nature of oncology is with both basic science and clinical medicine, as well as how intricate many of the cases are. It is very rewarding for her to help clients navigate through various treatment options to help maximize their pet’s quality of life.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, trying local breweries, and exploring all that the Bay Area has to offer. She has two cats, Albus and Mowgli and loves music! Fun fact about Dr. Ruppel, she is an amateur ukulele player!