Dr. Kahn was born and raised on Long Island. She received her bachelor of arts in biology and animal communication from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992 and earned her doctor of veterinary medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.
From 1992–2000, she worked for different types of veterinary hospitals around the country learning about the profession and the business and volunteered at Monterey Bay Aquarium, where she assisted with surgeries on California sea otters. During her time at Auburn, she received an award for research on the human–animal bond from Phi Zeta, the Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine; worked with a campus feral cat trap-neuter-return project; helped in a research project to develop non-surgical sterilization for cats; was president of the Animal Welfare Action Committee; and co-authored an article in JAVMA titled “Healthy People 2010—New Opportunities for Veterinary Medicine in the 21st century.”
Dr. Kahn began working at Rocky Point Animal Hospital in the spring of 2003 and has a special interest in feline medicine and dentistry.