Dr. Valenzisi grew up in Hazleton, PA and attended NCSU for veterinary school. Having joined Hidden Valley Animal Hospital in 2008, she especially enjoys working with geriatric cats. Dr. Valenzisi decided to become a veterinarian in 1999 after completing her graduate degree in Plant Physiology. As a life-long animal owner, she decided to pursue her dreams of becoming a veterinarian which allows her to combine an interest in science with helping animals.
Dr. Valenzisi is a member of the NCVMA (North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association), AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), and VECCS (Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society).
Dr. Valenzisi and her husband, Matt, have a son, Giovanni, and two cats. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, playing with her two cats, and reading fiction (mysteries, science fiction fantasy).