Dr. Ortiz has always dedicated his heart toward the caring of animals. He was born and raised in Puerto Rico and at a young age he started rescuing dogs and cats to take care of them. He acquired his Bachelors in Biology Science at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico. During his bachelors, he dedicated his free time to working as a veterinary assistant at his local veterinarian. He went to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine then later did his clinical year at Louisiana State University. He loves to practice toward the preventive medicine and provide care for dermatology, internal medicine and oncology patients. Dr. Ortiz is fear free certified to reassure his patients have the best possible experience. In his time outside of the clinic, he likes to spend time with his 2 rescue dogs from Puerto Rico, outdoor activities and videogaming.