Dr Lisa Chimes graduated from Sydney University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with first class honours and moved to Melbourne to complete an internship in veterinary emergency and critical care. Lisa started working at SASH as an emergency and critical care veterinarian in 2008 soon after the hospital opened.
In 2010 she became a member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in the Small Animal Medicine chapter. Lisa helped establish SASH’s canine blood bank to help provide life-saving blood transfusions for our patients. She enjoys all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine, with an interest in trauma, envenomations and toxicological emergencies.
Lisa has a busy life at home juggling 3 dogs and 4 human children. Her dogs are Lucas, a happily blind Cavalier cross Poodle, and 2 rescue Poodle-crosses, Denver and Jasper.