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About Dr. Lucena

Dr. Carmen L. Lucena completed her undergraduate studies from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Animal Bioscience. After graduating from The Pennsylvania State University she worked as a research assistant in the School of Dentistry at The Ohio State University, where she also attended veterinary medical school. While in her senior year in veterinary school she interned at The Animal Medical Clinic in New York with rotations in internal medicine, cardiology and surgery. In 1990 Dr. Lucena received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University.

After graduation Dr. Lucena moved to Sarasota, Florida in search of sunny weather. From 1990-1992 she worked at the Emergency Clinic in Sarasota and in 1992 began working at the Sarasota Kennel Club as the veterinarian for the racing greyhounds. During that same year she also started Home Vet as a housecall service to the Sarasota area.

In 1996 Dr. Lucena decided to devote her full-time attention to performing veterinary housecall service and, to this day, does not regret it.

Dr. Lucena loves her job and is dedicated to provide quality veterinary care to her patients.

Accomplishments Member of the AVMA for 20 years, Accredited in the State of Florida, USDA, Member of the SWFVMA, Member of the National Association of Professional Women (2009), Strathmore's Who's Who 2009, active member in her community and an avid Drummer and Percussionist.
Hobbies Exercise, gourmet cooking, playing drums, music, going to the beach, traveling, and having a good time with her family and friends.

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