Dr. Yokota grew up in Maryland and Pennsylvania.  She received her B.S. in Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech in 2008.  Dr. Yokota studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. While enrolled, she studied acupuncture at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.  After graduating, she completed a one year internship at South Paws Veterinary Specialists.  She is very excited to join the team at Dumfries Animal Hospital.  Her interests include integrative medicine, surgery, exotic animal medicine, and ultrasonography.  Dr. Yokota shares her home with her loving partner, Matt, their mixed breed dog, Casey, and their black tabby, Luna.