Dr. Cori Phinn is the veterinarian and owner of Coast Veterinary Services. She is a Santa Cruz native who grew up riding and being involved in Pony Club. She graduated with Honors from California State University, Chico and went on to Ross University to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She completed clinical rotations at Texas A & M and an internship at Triangle Equine Clinic. With the encouragement of other local equine veterinarians she founded Coast Veterinary Services in 2008. She began offering care to Dog and Cat patients in 2012 to meet the growing demand to care for the entire animal family.
She incorporated acupuncture into her patients care in 2015 after attending an intensive Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians course by One Health SIM.
She lives in Santa Cruz County with her husband, son and daughter. They share their lives with three horses, three rescue dogs, a cat and chickens. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her children grow, laugh and discover the world. She enjoys trail riding, camping and snowboarding in Tahoe.