Sage Centers for Veterinary Specialty and
Emergency Care
(Formerly known as Veterinary Medical Specialists)

251 N Amphlett Blvd                                
San Mateo, CA 94401                             
Tel: 650-417-SAGE (7243)
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SAGE Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care is the leading veterinary specialist practice in the San
Francisco Bay Area - and has been since 1992. SAGE has four Northern California locations -- Campbell, Concord, Dublin
and San Mateo. The SAGE clinical team includes over 60 highly trained veterinarians, including those board certified in
medical and radiation oncology, as well as surgery, internal medicine, neurology/neurosurgery, dentistry, and internal

Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

Naoko Sogame, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Naoko Sogame is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she earned a BS in Genetics. She earned a Doctor of
Philosophy in Cell and Molecular Biology from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2005), and received
her DVM from Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (2009). Dr. Sogame completed a small animal
rotating internship at Angell Animal Medical Center (2010), and a medical oncology residency again at Tufts Cummings
School of Veterinary Medicine (2013). Dr. Sogame became board certified in Internal Medicine (oncology) in 2013 and
joined SAGE in the same year. Dr. Sogame particularly enjoys the challenges of Hematopoietic tumors, small molecule
inhibitors/targeted therapy and palliative care, with the improvement of the quality of life being the primary goal.
Oncology services include:
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