Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, Dipl ABVP (avian practice)

Dr. Lamb has always desired to provide good health, happiness and care to all exotic pets. She grew up in Las Vegas, NV. After graduating from UNLV with a B.S. in Biology, she attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota. After finishing veterinary school she performed a one year internship in avian and exotic medicine followed by a two year residency in avian medicine and surgery. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Lamb moved to southern California and practiced at an exotics exclusive animal hospital. During this time she gained extensive knowledge and became skilled in treating exotic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and wildlife. During her career she has also worked with many humane societies, parrot and rabbit rescue groups, wildlife centers and raptor rehabilitation facilities. She is always striving to learn more and is focused on contributing to the advancement of knowledge of avian and exotic animal medicine by providing the highest quality veterinary care possible. Her and her husband share their home with a dog, gecko, rabbit, and 7 birds. Dr. Lamb passed her Avian Medicine boards in the fall of 2014 becoming one of 2 Board Certified Avian Medicine Specialists in Arizona. 

Publications

Osteosarcoma of the tibiotarsus with possible pulmonary metastasis in a Ring-necked dove. Lamb S, Reavill D, Wojcieszyn, Sitinas N. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2014 ; 28 (11): 50-56.
Bacteria isolated from the skin of Congo African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus), budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), and cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). Lamb S, Sobczynski A, Starks D, Sitinas N. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. Publication date pending

Conference Proceeding

Bacteria isolated from the skin of Congo African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus), budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), and cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). Lamb S, Sobczynski A, Starks D, Sitinas N. Association of Avian Veterinarians 2014 Conference Proceeding. New Orleans, August 6, 2014.
Synovial cell sarcoma in a red-tailed hawk (Bueto jamaicensis). Lamb S, Saint-Onge J, Reavill D. Association of Avian Veterinarians 2014 Conference Proceedings. New Orleans, August 6, 2014.

Presentations

Avian Reproductive Disease. Fairfield County Veterinary Medical Association Meeting. 10/19/2011
Diseases of Small Psittacines. Connecticut Parrot Society Meeting. 2/2/2012.
Handling Exotic Emergencies. Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center Intern and Resident Rounds. 9/26/2012.
Avian and Exotic Basic Husbandry, Technical Skills and Diseases. Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Technician Class. 3/26/2013.
Bird Behavior for the Veterinary Assistant. South Wilton Veterinary Group Veterinary Assistant Meeting. 4/17/2013.
Identifying Normal Bacteria on the Skin of Birds. Connecticut Parrot Society Meeting. 6/6/2013.
Basic Rabbit Care. ZOOH Corner Rabbit Rescue Education Lecture Series. 1/19/2014.
Rabbit 911. ZOOH Corner Rabbit Rescue Education Lecture Series. 3/16/2014.
Reptile Medicine. Southwestern Herpetologist Society Meeting. 3/20/2014.
What's for Dinner? ZOOH Corner Rabbit Rescue Education Lecture Series. 5/25/2014.
Does My Rabbit Need Braces? ZOOH Corner Rabbit Rescue Education Lecture Series. 7/20/2014.
Common Rabbit Illness. ZOOH Corner Rabbit Rescue Education Lecture Series. 9/21/2014.