Dr. Reed graduated from UC Davis in 1977. After graduating, Dr. Reed completed his internship at Washington State in 1978. During the years of 1978 – 1980 he worked on his cardiology residency at UC Davis. In 1982 he became board certified in cardiology through ACVIM. Since 2000, Dr. Reed has been an adjunct professor in the UC Davis Department of Surgery and Radiology.