Brisa Hsieh, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

Assistant Professor of Practice

About Dr. Hsieh

Dr. Brisa Hsieh received her DVM from Kansas State University in 2009. After a one-year small animal rotating internship at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group in Brooklyn, NY, she completed a three-year small animal internal medicine residency at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Hsieh brings 10 years of clinical experience and mentorship. Most recently, she practiced small animal internal medicine at Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center in Tucson, AZ. Her medical interests include endoscopy, immune-mediated disease, and endocrinology. Dr. Hsieh also has a strong interest in client communication. She appreciates the connection between humans and their pets and values the veterinarian's role in supporting this bond.


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (2020)
  • Veterinary, Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board (2013)
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine
    • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States
  • B.S. Animal Science
    • University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States

Professional Interests

  • Teaching
    • Fundamental and clinical aspects of the internal organ systems of the veterinary species with emphasis on small animal species (dogs and cats)
    • Special interest in active teaching methods, including peer instruction and team-based learning techniques

Current Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Student Club Involvement

  • ISMC