Dr. Cantrell was born and raised in San Francisco and began her education
in theater at UCLA in 1998. However, her interest in the outdoors and
wildnerness medicine led her to medical school, graduating from Dartmouth
Medical School in Hanover, NH in 2012. She completed her general surgery
residency at nearby UC Davis Medical Center.
Dr. Cantrell is now a local to El Dorado County, living in scenic El Dorado
Hills. Her husband is a urology at the VA and they have two young daughters
and two cats. When she's not at work or at home, she enjoys back country
skiing, rock climbing and other outdoor activities.