Dr. DeRosa was born in Massachusetts and raised in the Chicago suburbs. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Michigan State University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois. Dr. DeRosa moved to Arizona after graduation and worked in general practice with dogs, cats, and small exotic mammals for 5 years before utilizing her surgery skills at a high quality, high volume spay/neuter clinic. Her interests include soft tissue surgery, preventative medicine, and dentistry. She is an AAFP certified Cat Friendly Veterinarian and was Fear Free Certified in 2018.

In her free time Dr. DeRosa enjoys kayaking, gardening, camping, and reading. She shares her home with her partner Matt and their feline family.