Dr. Elias was born and raised in Los Angeles. She left California long enough to attend the prestigious Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Dr. Elias returned to her home state to obtain her Veterinary Medical Degree in Pomona, California from Western University of Health Sciences. Upon the completion of her DVM degree, Dr. Elias served a year long internship with VCA California Veterinary Specialist-Carlsbad. Dr. Elias has joined the team at Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital as an Associate Veterinarian. She has 5 pets who run the house! Her dog, Ember, the cats Onyx and Bolin, Tiziano the guinea pig, and Inaki, the lone red eared slider of the bunch.