Dr. Richa Sachdev was raised in the southern suburbs of Illinois. She attended Northwestern University in Evanston for her undergrad and then obtained her veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. She left the island in 2007 to do her clinical year at University of Illinois, and graduated with her DVM in 2008. She has a strong interest in dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and dentistry. She also works with Dr. Kelleher to provide acupuncture for those patients with arthritis and neuropathies.
She currently lives in Chicago with her husband, two sons, and two derpy rescue pitbulls. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, trying all the different cuisines Chicago has to offer, and spending time with her family.