Dr. Sophie Bracken is a member of the Emergency and Critical Care Service. She received B.A.s in Cultural Anthropology and Chinese Language and Literature from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013. After years of studying culture and language abroad and around the country, she returned to school to pursue her veterinary studies. Dr. Bracken graduated with distinction from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She has a particular interest in critical care, neurology, and internal medicine, and was awarded the ACVIM Certificate of Clinical Excellence in her final year of study. Dr. Bracken is passionate about being part of a practice that serves as a pillar of support for the community. She strives to practice with integrity, excellence, and compassion – working to live these values through patient care and caregiver connection. She feels privileged to be your veterinarian. As a new resident of Pennsylvania, Sophie is enjoying exploring her neighborhood with her fiancé and her dog, Roo. Her cat, Ginny, joins the family occasionally in her backpack. When she is not with her patients, Sophie is often found cooking and listening to ‘This American Life’ and ‘The Moth’ podcasts.