Background and Education:
Veterinary School: University of California, Davis
Internship Training: Animal Medical Center, New York
Residency Training: Tufts University
Certification: Diplomate ACVS (1993)
Dr. Sharon Ullman is a graduate of Stanford University, where she earned both a BS and MS in Biology. She received her DVM from UC Davis (1987). Following veterinary school, Dr. Ullman completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, and a residency in surgery at Tufts University and the Angell Memorial Hospital in Boston. Dr. Ullman was a clinical surgery instructor at the University of Tennessee (1991) before joining SAGE in 1992. She became a board-certified surgeon in 1993.
Dr. Ullman particularly enjoys the challenges of oncologic surgery of all types, whether adrenal, cardiac or lung tumors, as well as urinary tract and laryngeal paralysis surgeries. She is also extremely experienced in orthopedics with an emphasis on TPLO and all kinds of fracture repair.
When not practicing, she is the proud mom of two teenage girls and one adorable mutt named Hank. Dr. Ullman enjoys classical music, reading, hiking, baking, and watching professional baseball, though not necessarily in that order. Dr. Ullman was drawn to veterinary medicine as an adolescent when she volunteered at a ranch in Northern California and was able to learn about a wide variety of animals, as well as spend time shadowing a local vet.
Dr. Ullman in the News
Dr. Ullman was featured in “Leading by Example: Interviews with Extraordinary Women” in Gentry magazine (January 2018). She talked about the collaborative approach SAGE takes to caring for our patients, as well as the emotional side of veterinary work. Read more in Gentry magazine.