Born and raised in Sonoma, California, Dr. Fichtenberg graduated from Justin-Siena High School before attending the University of California at Santa Barbara. After spending a few years in the pharmacy industry, as well as volunteering for AmeriCorps, a national community service organization, Dr. Fichtenberg attended veterinary school at The Royal Veterinary College in London, England, graduating in 2003.
Upon graduation and returning to California, Dr Fichtenberg lived and worked mainly in the East Bay as well as in San Francisco for the next 15 years before returning to his roots here in Napa to raise his young family. He has a particular interest in dentistry, diagnostic imagining as well as surgery.
Outside of work, Dr. Fichtenberg spends his time with his wife, Véronique, raising their young children Gigi and Ben as well as their dog, Roger and cat, Louie da Chairman.