Fred C. Brewer IV,
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Fred Brewer is a board certified (American College of Veterinary Internal
Medicine) veterinary cardiologist. He is a native of southern California,
growing up in Long Beach where he attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School
and later graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Later, he received his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2009.
Following the 4 years at Cornell University, he completed a 1-year general
rotating internship at the California Animal Hospital Veterinary Specialty
Group in West Los Angeles with Dr. Stephen J. Ettinger.
This was followed by a 3 year Cardiology residency at Cornell University, where
he was trained to perform minimally invasive interventional procedures such as
pacemakers, balloon valvuloplasties, and PDA occlusions. He has a keen interest
in electrophysiology, has extensively studied the canine sinus node, and has
published in veterinary medical journals. Additionally, he is experienced in
the management of complex arrhythmias and the treatment of refractory heart
In addition to providing the best quality of care for his patients, Dr. Brewer
is an avid surfer and enjoys playing water polo, traveling, and photography.