Dr. Stephanie Lamb, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian Practice) - Hospital Owner

Dr. Lamb has always desired to provide good health, happiness and care to all exotic pets. She grew up in Las Vegas, NV. After graduating from UNLV with a B.S. in Biology, she attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota. After finishing veterinary school she performed a one year internship in avian and exotic medicine followed by a two year residency in avian medicine and surgery. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Lamb moved to southern California and practiced at an exotics exclusive animal hospital. During this time she gained extensive knowledge and became skilled in treating exotic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and wildlife. During her career she has also worked with many humane societies, parrot and rabbit rescue groups, wildlife centers and raptor rehabilitation facilities. She is always striving to learn more and is focused on contributing to the advancement of knowledge of avian and exotic animal medicine by providing the highest quality veterinary care possible. Her and her husband share their home with a dog, gecko, rabbit, and 7 birds. Dr. Lamb passed her Avian Medicine boards in the fall of 2014 becoming one of 2 Board Certified Avian Medicine Specialists in Arizona. 


Lamb S, Sobczynski A, Starks D, Sitinas N. Bacteria Isolated From the Skin of Congo African Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus), Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), and Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. December 2014.
Lamb S, Reavill D, Wojcieszyn J, Sitinas N. Osteosarcoma of the Tibiotarsus with Possible Pulmonary Metastasis in a Ring-necked Dove. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. March 2014.
Lamb S. Large Bowel Resection and Anastomosis in a Domestic Rabbit Following Obstruction. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. July 2017.
Lamb S. Lead Levels in the Egg of a Chicken (Gallus domesticus) with Lead Toxicosis. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. Publication date pending.

Conference Proceedings

Bacteria isolated from the skin of Congo African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus), budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), and cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). Lamb S, Sobczynski A, Starks D, Sitinas N. Association of Avian Veterinarians 2014 Conference Proceeding. New Orleans, August 6, 2014.
Synovial cell sarcoma in a red-tailed hawk (Bueto jamaicensis). Lamb S, Saint-Onge J, Reavill D. Association of Avian Veterinarians 2014 Conference Proceedings. New Orleans, August 6, 2014.



3D Printed Prosthetic Limb in a Chicken (Gallus domesticus), 2017 AAV Conference
Successful Control of Seizure Activity with Levetiracetam in an African Grey Parrot     (Psittacus erithacus) After Eight Years of Inadequate Control, 2017 AAV Conference


Proventriculotomy for Foreign Body Removal in Three Chickens, 2016 EoxticsCon


Infundibular Cyst Formation after Incomplete Salpingohysterectomy in a Chicken, 2015 ExoticsCon
Avian Emergencies, AzVMA November Small Animal Specialist Meeting


Bacteria Isolated from the Skin of Congo African Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus), Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) and Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus), 2014 AAV Annual Conference
Synovial Cell Sarcoma in a Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), 2014 AAV Annual Conference


Avian Reproductive Disorders, Fairfield County Veterinary Medical Association Meeting

Additional lectures have been given to several local pet clubs