Dr. Shimura grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil where she graduated in 1999. Along with being a Veterinarian, she has a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology and is a licensed Veterinary Technician as well. Dr. Shimura loves her work and is very passionate about Emergency Medicine, Surgery, and Ultrasound. Outside of her work she enjoys running and swimming to stay healthy and is always ready to travel. Dr. Shimura lives in Etobicoke with her family including two children and two dogs, Simba and Luna.