As part of our core values of improving quality of life for all animals and encouraging professional collaboration, Southern California Veterinary Group has the privilege to work closely with several of the veterinary field’s outstanding Board Certified specialists. That means that veterinarians who are part of the SCVG network have access to these exceptional doctors for consultations, collaboration and referrals on their most challenging cases.
Dr. Sam Trivedi is a founding partner of Southern California Veterinary Group and has been involved as a consultant with SCVG since its inception. He is currently practicing at VCA Animal Specialty and Emergency Center in West Los Angeles. He provides continuing education and focused internal medicine laboratories and lectures to the doctors of SCVG, and is always available for phone or email consultations with their doctors.
Dr. Trivedi finished his undergraduate studies at University of California, San Diego, majoring in animal physiology and neurosciences, then went on to graduate from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Next, he completed his internship at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura. After finishing a small animal internal medicine residency at UC Davis, he successfully completed the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine exam and requirements to become a Diplomate of the ACVIM. His professional interests include endocrinology, gastrointestinal disease, and pancreatic disease.
Dr. Matt Cannon has extensive experience in all fields of imaging with special interests in advanced neurologic and orbital imaging, abdominal ultrasonography, thoracic CT, and musculoskeletal imaging.
He has conducted research involving the CT and MRI characteristics of zygomatic gland disease, imaging characteristics of fungal disease in dogs and cats, quantitative and qualitative CT imaging of canine airways, MRI of medial compartment shoulder disease in dogs, and ultrasonography of the iliopsoas muscle in dogs. He has authored and co-authored multiple articles which have been published in Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He is also a reviewer for Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound and Veterinary Ophthalmology.
Dr. Cannon attended Texas A&M University where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from University of California at Davis and was inducted into the Phi Zeta Honor Society. He was selected for a rotating small animal internship at The Ohio State University before returning to UC Davis for a radiology residency. He completed the American College of Veterinary Radiology board examination in 2009, prior to completing his residency.
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