VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Hospital


  • Hospital Manager

    Evan Hendrickson, RVT

    Evan Hendrickson, RVT is a Bay Area native that joined the VCA family in 2014 working as the Technician Manager at the VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists Hospital.

    Prior to joining VCA, Evan served as the Director of Medical Services, and many other management positions, at the Veterinary Medical Center on the beautiful central coast of California. He has been involved in the veterinary field for over 10+ years serving in all levels of work starting from a Technician, to becoming Tech Manager, and on to Hospital Director. He is thrilled to have the opportunity to work alongside the skilled doctors and staff at VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists.

    When not at work he enjoys traveling, camping, swimming, and hiking with his corgi Frannie.

  • Referral Coordinator

    Joyce Brown

    Joyce Brown has been working at VCA BAVS since 1998 and appreciates the relationships she has built with clients and referring veterinarians during that time. Joyce enjoys tracking with her dog, Jackson, and taking her pets to visit children and the elderly for animal-assisted therapy. Joyce enjoys hiking, gardening and reading in her spare time.

  • Facilities Manager

    Dan Cusumano

    Dan Cusumano has been working at VCA BAVS since 1999. He makes sure that the hospital has everything it needs to run efficiently and enjoys the challenges and competitiveness of the industy.

    Dan is currently enjoying the married life, going to shows, riding his Harley, and spending time at home with his daughter, five cats and turtle.

  • Financial Manager

    Anne-Marie Soulsburg, RVT

    Anne-Marie is a licensed RVT that graduated in 2000 with an AS degree in Veterinary Technology. She has worked at BAVS her entire RVT career and cannot imagine working anywhere else. Anne-Marie began as an in-patient critical care technician yet has worn many hats as well. Her passion has always been patient care and that is a real asset to being our Client Services Manager. Anne-Marie’s strong belief in the patient comes first and high standards of care help drive our team to better understand our client experience.

    When Anne-Marie is not at work she is spending her time with her family and furry children Layla, Buster the rescue mutt, and two old men cats Stanley and Tony.


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.