Originally from Miami, Dr. Ateca headed north to attend college at the University of Pennsylvania and has been a resident of Philadelphia ever since. She earned her undergraduate degree at UPenn and her veterinary medical degree at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, where she continued on to complete an emergency and critical care internship and residency. Dr. Ateca enjoys the challenges and rewards of treating pets after trauma and has a special interest in kidney disease. In her personal time, she enjoys reading, cycling and hiking.
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