Dr. Ednee Yoshioka was born and raised on Oahu. She attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and earned her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with a double minor in Microbiology and Business Administration. During her undergraduate studies she assisted with research to help create Hawaii's first health and welfare certification program for beef cattle. She completed a course in artificial insemination of beef cattle and was a research assistant for the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program.
After completing her undergraduate studies, she earned her DVM at Colorado State University and graduated in 2016. While in veterinary school, she completed training in high volume/high quality spays and neuters at Humane Alliance in Asheville, North Carolina and cared for sick marine wildlife at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. Dr. Yoshioka is excited to be home and joining the Surf Paws family!
On her spare time, she can be found hiking, canoe paddling, scuba diving and enjoying the local cuisine.
Dr. Yoshioka belongs to the following professional organizations: American Veterinary Medical Association, Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association, IAAAM (International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine)