ANIMAL CARE CENTER OF CASTLE PINES
DR. ANASTASYA (ANA) CARBON
Dr. anastasya carbon
About Dr. Carbon
Dr. Anastasya (Ana) Carbon was born in Moscow, Russia and moved to the United States at the age of seven. Ana relocated to Southern California in 1998, where she attended high school and college. Her long-time love of animals and a strong interest in science and medicine drove her to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from California State University Long Beach. While completing her undergraduate coursework, Ana volunteered regularly at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, where she worked in the shark lagoon and with the aquarium veterinarian.
While in school, Ana also worked as a veterinary technician at Malibu Coast Animal Hospital in Malibu, CA. The experience she gained there made her realize how much she enjoyed working with pets and their families, so she decided to fulfill a long-time dream by applying to veterinary school.
She was accepted to Colorado State University in 2009 and graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2013. During her time in vet school, Ana was an active member of several student organizations including the Student Association of Veterinary Surgeons, the Diagnostic Imaging Club, was the social chair of her class, and the President of the Vet School Ice Hockey Club for three years.
Following graduation, Dr. Carbon went on to complete a year-long rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Southern California Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Orange County, CA. There, she worked with specialists from multiple different fields and gained a trove of experience in internal medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, cardiology, neurology, emergency and critical care medicine, and ophthalmology. She also acquired certification through VetStem in regenerative stem cell therapy. Ana had fallen in love with Colorado during her time in vet school and, following the completion of her internship, she eagerly returned to the Denver area.
She worked at Meridian Animal Hospital in Parker for 2 years before finding her way to Animal Care Center of Castle Pines. Along with our medical director, Dr. Quint, Ana is spearheading our laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy programs. In addition to her passion for surgery, Ana is a big proponent of preventative wellness care and has interests in diagnostic imaging, nutrition, ophthalmology, alternative therapies and hospice care.