I am a California native and grew up in San Francisco. After earning my DVM from Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine, Indiana, in 2002, I returned to California to practice medicine. After many years in private practice, I am still in awe of the incredible dedication and heart that members of our veterinary community bring to the table.
I enjoy my daily interactions with my clients and patients and treasure the power of the human-animal bond. My day is successful if I can improve my patients’ health and enhance their well-being and the quality of their lives. My priority as a veterinarian is to provide informed, compassionate, quality health care to every patient I see. I am devoted to client education and place a high priority on preventative medicine.
My philosophy is to provide my clients with sound information and choices about their pets’ health allowing them to make balanced and informed decisions. I believe that developing a relationship with an open dialogue with my clients helps me improve the quality of care that I can provide for their pets. I hold an intense work ethic and strong desire to continue learning that is driven by my love for animals and deep respect for the profession.
I have been Clinical Director at Pinole Pet Hospital since 2013 and Hercules Pet Clinic since 2018. I enjoy working with such a great team, helping our clients and the local community each and every day!