Dr. Bertman joined the Banfield Culver City team in October 2012. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin Madison after receiving her bachelor's degree with honors in Biomedical Engineering at Milwaukee School of Engineering. She worked at a small animal practice in the Chicago area for five years before relocating to an AAHA-accredited hospital in Moscow, ID for two years. Her major interests include internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Bertman and her husband, Max, share their home with a feisty rat terrier named Piper. They love the weather and all the activities there are to explore in California. Outside of veterinary interests, Dr. Bertman enjoys running, reading and travelling.