VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Anesthesia/Analgesia

Associate Editor

Kimberly Hassen

Kimberly Hassen

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2019


  • Residency in Anesthesia and Analgesia, North Carolina State University, 2019
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, 2016
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, 2015
  • Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 2007

Current Professional Activities

  • Animal Emergency and Specialty Center, Parker CO (anesthesiologist)
  • ACVAA Examination Committee
  • Consultant - Anesthesia and Analgesia, Veterinary Information Network

Past Professional Activities

  • VCA West Los Angeles (anesthesiologist)
  • Residency — North Carolina State University (2016–2019)

Additional Certifications

  • Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (Chi TCVM) Certified Veterinary Acupuncture (2015)


  • Hammy and Cheesy (two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels); Teeto, Orange Slice, and Mr. Sandwiches (cats)


  • Skiing, hiking, craft beer, reading, cooking

What I Like Most About VIN

Learning and teaching!

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