Dr. Kate Ogawa


Dr. Ogawa (Oh-gow-ah) joined Banfield in 2012. Following graduation from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008, she completed an internship in Tampa at BluePearl and then worked for the University of Florida as a small animal medicine intern. Through close mentorship with the specialists during her internships, Dr. Ogawa developed a passion for emergency medicine, internal medicine, and pain management. She also has a special interest in geriatric pet wellness. She looks forward to being part of your pet's health care team. Dr. Ogawa grew up in Virginia Beach but has lived in different parts of Florida for the past 20 years. She currently resides in Gainesville with her husband, their 3 young daughters, and 2 dogs, a Chihuahua (Little Dog) and Jack Russell mix (Jack). When not working, she enjoys spending time with family, photography, cooking, marine reef keeping, attending community events, and crafting.