Dr. Riggs is originally from the South Shore of Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Smith College before pursuing her veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating in 2010, Dr. Riggs completed a rotating internship followed by a three year residency in neurology and neurosurgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Riggs became board certified in 2015.
Dr. Riggs takes pride in being a conservative surgeon who performs surgery aggressively when indicated. Her primary interests are in diagnostic MRI and finding non-surgical options for complex neurological diseases. Dr. Riggs also enjoys performing advanced neurosurgical procedures.