Alicia Zambelli, DVM

Dr. Alicia Zambelli, DVM

Dr. Zambelli


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University 1996
Bachelor of Science, Cornell University 1992
Junior year abroad East Africa (Kenya), Friends World College 9/1990-6/1991

Professional History

  • Past President of the Portland Veterinary Medical Association (president 2008-2009)
  • Director of the Dove Lewis Blood Bank 8/04-9/05
  • Senior Staff Veterinarian at Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital 9/98-9/05 Trained 6 classes of veterinary interns in Emergency and Critical Care medicine
  • Volunteer, Feral Cat Coalition
  • Volunteer, PAW team
  • Foster family for the Cat Adoption Team


  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • Oregon Veterinary Medical Association
  • Portland Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • Veterinary Information Network

Professional interests include internal medicine, anesthesia, dentistry, oncology, and creating a fear-free experience for our patients during their visits with us.
Compassion is integral to successful, comprehensive medical care; I practice medicine because I love being able to help improve quality of life.

Loves of My Life

My husband Shawn, our children Sophia and Giacomo, our small terrier Pip, our Great Dane mix Mateo, and well as our ever tolerant cat Mao. In those rare glimmers of spare time, I love to get outside and hike with the dogs, ride a horse, or curl up with a good book. Too many books, not enough time….