VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital

Doctors Overview

We invite you to explore the biographies of our wonderful doctors and learn more about them. They have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but all of them share the same goal of improving your pet's health through comprehensive and compassionate medicine.

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  • Emily Kupprion

    Medical Director
    VMD, University of Pennsylvania
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Dr. Kupprion graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where she completed a 1 year rotating small animal medicine/surgery

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  • Justin W. Allen

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Certifications: DACVIM/Cardiology
    Departments: Cardiology

    Clinical Interests: emergency therapy of heart failure/arrhythmias and interventional procedures such as pacemaker implantation and PDA occlusion

    Dr. Justin Allen grew

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  • Kathy Andres

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Certifications: DACVIM/Oncology
    Departments: Oncology

    Dr. Kathy Andres graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with honors and completed a small animal internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After several years of family

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  • Kimberly Carlson

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Certifications: DACVS
    Departments: Surgery

    Clinical Interests: Dr. Carlson has a specific interest in utilizing minimally invasive surgical techniques (laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and arthroscopy) to treat her patients using state-of-the

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  • Lily Johnson

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Tufts University
    Certifications: DACVN
    Departments: Nutrition

    Lily received her DVM from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and completed her rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital

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  • Katie Kennedy

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Colorado State University
    Certifications: DACVS-SA
    Departments: Surgery

    Dr. Katie C. Kennedy comes to San Francisco from Colorado State University where she most recently completed a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center. She also received

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  • Richard Kienle

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Texas A&M University
    Certifications: DACVIM/Cardiology
    Departments: Cardiology

    Dr. Richard Kienle, in addition to routine cardiology services like electrocardiography and echocardiography, offers pacemaker implantation, Holter monitoring and other interventional procedures.

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  • Kristin Manning

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Colorado State University
    Certifications: DACVIM
    Departments: Internal Medicine

    Clinical Interests: Regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy, interventional and minimally invasive procedures, nephrology/urology, and endocrinology

    Dr. Kristin Manning received

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  • Robin McIntyre

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of Florida
    Certifications: DACVECC
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Dr. McIntyre’s critical care interests include acid base and electrolyte abnormalities, respiratory distress and mechanical ventilation, and coagulation disorders.

    Dr. Robin McIntyre

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  • Cecile Siedlecki

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Certifications: DACVIM/Oncology
    Departments: Oncology, Radiation Oncology

    Dr. Siedlecki received her B.S. in Chemistry and worked as a classically trained chemist in the aerospace industry before returning to school to pursue her life long dream of becoming a veterinarian,

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

If your pet is having a medical emergency, please do not hesitate to bring your pet in. If you need to contact us, please call:

(510) 483-7387

We offer emergency and urgent care and critical care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including weekends and holidays, allowing us to carefully monitor your pet and provide continuous medical care. We accept walk-ins as well as transfer cases from area veterinarians.

The Emergency Service is available exclusively to treat pets in an emergency, when the family veterinarian is unavailable. Once the pet's condition is stabilized, the patient will be released or returned to the regular veterinarian for continued care.

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