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Sandra Merchant, DVM, DACVD

Sandra Merchant, DVM, DACVD

Dermatology & Allergy

Dr. Sandra Merchant received her Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from University of Florida. After graduation, she completed an Internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and then private clinical practice in central Florida before completing her residency in dermatology at the University of Florida.  She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and was a member of the faculty at Louisiana State University from 1988- 2017 where she was Professor of Dermatology and dermatology service chief.  She was awarded the Norden Distinguished Teacher of the Year, Louisiana State University Teacher of the Year, Gamma Delta Sigma Teacher Honor Roll, Speaker of the Year Small Animal at the North America Veterinary Conference and Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Faculty Distinguished Service Award.  She has lectured locally, nationally and internationally on skin issues of the dog and cat.  She has a special interest in Veterinary Medical Education as well as dermatologic endocrinology.  She shares her home with her husband, two sons, four cats and one yellow Labrador Retriever.  

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