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Dr Susan Jacobi | Specialist Veterinary Ophthalmologist | VSS


Dr.med.vet DVM MS DACVO

Specialist Veterinary Ophthalmologist

Dr. Susan Jacobi received her veterinary degree from the Free University of Berlin, Germany in 2001. She finished her doctoral thesis "Computerised Tomography on Canine Hips" in 2002, earning her the Dr.med.vet degree Magna Cum Laude.

After working two years in an ophthalmology speciality clinic in Berlin, she completed a four year residency in comparative ophthalmology at Michigan State University in the US, where she also received her Master's degree, which focused on ocular feline herpes virus infection, in 2008. The same year she also passed her board examinations and became a Diplomate of the American college of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (DACVO).

From 2008 to 2011, Dr Jacobi worked in a multi-specialised referral centre in Seattle, Washington area, and from 2011 to 2013, she worked in an ophthalmology clinic in the San Francisco Bay area in California. Susan has been an author and co-author of several scientific ophthalmology articles. Her special interests include neuro-ophthalmology, ocular manifestations of systemic disease, and a wide variety of ocular surgeries.

In Dr. Jacobi's free time she enjoys outdoor based activities with her family and friends, such as hiking. She is greeted at home by her two Jack Russel x Beagles, Henry and Lucy.

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