Dr. Hyo Seon Sunny Pan was born in South Korea and grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Biology then attended Lincoln Memorial University for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. During her clinical year, she spent two months in Buffalo and fell in love with the area and decided that she wanted to practice there after graduation. Her professional interests include emergency and critical care, exotics, and surgery. In her free time she enjoys ballroom and salsa dancing, skiing, and traveling. She has one feline overlord (Friday) and a Golden Retriever (Barley). She speaks fluent Korean.