Dr. Sam Amirshahi (AKA Dr. Sam) is a Southern California native. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in biology from California State University, Northridge. Following completion of his M.S. degree, Dr. Sam moved north to attend the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completion of his veterinary degree, he returned to Southern California to pursue his career as a veterinarian. He joined the Banfield team in 2015 and has been treating pets in Orange County ever since.