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On the Hot Seat with Alex Lee, DVM

Whom you trust with your pet’s care matters, and genuine trust requires a relationship built on more than a name tag and a white coat.

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On the Hot Seat with Alex Lee, DVM

Key takeaway

You’ll find that all our Dr. Treat veterinarians are dedicated professionals who love and care for your pet like their own. Dr. Alex Lee, one of these veterinarians, steps into the hot seat and answers our character-revealing questions.

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t Dr. Treat, we balance evidence-based veterinary medicine with a personalized and holistic understanding of your unique pet.

Our unparalleled services and detail-oriented approach demands equally exceptional and passionate veterinarians—or, as we like to say, a whole new breed of veterinary professionals.

Whom you trust with your pet’s care matters, and genuine trust requires a relationship built on more than a name tag and a white coat. You’ll find that all our Dr. Treat veterinarians are dedicated professionals who love and care for your pet like their own. Dr. Alex Lee, one of these veterinarians, steps into the hot seat and answers our character-revealing questions.

Where are you from, and how did you land in the Bay Area?

Answer: I was born in Southern California, but grew up in Shanghai, China. I moved to the Bay area after graduating from university, because I had friends who lived in the area.

Why did you decide to join the Dr. Treat team?

A: I was drawn to the practice because of its wonderful team and the opportunity to learn and become a well-rounded veterinarian.

Do you have any furry family members?

A: Currently, I do not, but I did grow up with a golden retriever whom I will always hold close to my heart.

Can you tell us about your human family members?

A: My parents still reside in Shanghai, but they do their best to visit me and my brother, who lives in New York City.

What is your favorite food?

A: Hotpot! It always reminds me of home and is a fun activity to share with friends.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

A: I enjoy cooking, trying new restaurants, hiking, and playing sports with friends.

Do you have any special talents?

A: I can move my ears and juggle.

What is your favorite travel destination or somewhere you would like to go?

A: One day, I hope to visit Switzerland.

What would you like to accomplish in the next five years (personally and professionally)?

A: Personally, I want to take my parents on a nice trip with my own money. Professionally, I want to provide the best care possible as a general practitioner and be skilled in every area, from diagnostics to surgery.

What is your biggest fear?

A: I cannot watch a horror movie without screaming and feeling as if I’ve run a marathon. My friends say that my screaming always makes the horror movie scarier.

What is your favorite binge-worthy television show or Netflix series?

A: My top recommendations would include “The Crown,” “Workin’ Moms,” “All of Us Are Dead,” and “Sex Education.”

How do you decompress and relax after a long day?

A: I like to eat a nice dinner followed by a hot shower.

Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert?

A: I am slightly more introverted than extroverted. Hanging out with people is always fun, but I am also perfectly content to entertain myself at home.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

A: That I am an introvert.

Where is your favorite place to spend a Saturday evening?

A: Hanging out with friends and playing board games or watching TV.

What do you never leave home without?

A: I always bring a bag—even if it’s only a short trip to the post office.

Dr. Lee received his veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College in London. After graduation, he worked in a small Bay Area general practice and gained valuable experience caring for dogs and cats, as well as the occasional hamster and guinea pig. Dr. Lee is a shining example of our talented veterinary team and is eager for you to learn even more about him by meeting you and your furry friend at Dr. Treat and continuing the conversation.

As a Dr. Treat One™ member, you will experience our state-of-the-heart technology that’s setting a new standard in veterinary care. Although we’re proud of our versatile member-only app, 24/7 virtual care services, and advanced diagnostic equipment, our veterinary team brings our mission to life with expert guidance and compassionate support whenever you need it, no matter where you are. We are pet lovers, too, and we know there’s no love like pet love—so we strive to deliver equally incomparable care.

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Dr Treat

A veterinary practice that is reimagining the approach to the health and wellbeing of companion animals.

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