VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Ctr.

Doctors

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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  • Elizabeth Leech

    Medical Director
    Certifications: DACVECC
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Elizabeth B. Leech, MVB, MRCVS, DACVECC, Medical Director is a board certified emergency and critical care specialist. She was the first veterinarian in San Diego to achieve board certification in

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  • Therese Craychee

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Certifications: DACVR

    Therese J. Craychee, DVM, MS, DACVR obtained her DVM degree in 1985 from the University of California Davis. Dr. Craychee decided to pursue a master's degree in comparative pathology and returned

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  • Sara Ford

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Certifications: DACVIM
    Departments: Internal Medicine

    Sara L. Ford, DVM, DACVIM earned her DVM degree in 1989 from the University of California Davis. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New

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  • Adonia Hsu

    Veterinary Specialist
    VMD, University of Pennsylvania
    Certifications: DACVIM/Cardiology
    Departments: Cardiology

    Dr. Adonia Hsu is a board certified cardiologist she received her VMD in 2003 from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced general veterinary medicine for several

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  • Sharon Huston

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Michigan State University
    Certifications: DACVIM/Cardiology
    Departments: Cardiology

    After earning her DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1998, Dr. Huston completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery, followed by a three-year residency in veterinary

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  • Holly Mullen

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
    Certifications: DACVS
    Departments: Surgery

    Holly S. Mullen, DVM, DACVS received her DVM degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the

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  • Angela Sartor

    Veterinary Specialist
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Certifications: DACVS
    Departments: Surgery

    Angela Sartor, DVM, DACVS received her veterinary degree from University of California Davis in 2008. She then completed a 1 year rotating internship with Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group

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  • Michele Chin

    Associate Veterinarian
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Michele Chin, DVM obtained her DVM degree from the University of California Davis in 1999. She completed an internship at our hospital in 2000 and joined our staff in 2001.

    In addition

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  • Marisa DeAvilla

    Associate Veterinarian
    DVM, University of California, Davis
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Marisa DeAvilla, DVM, received her D.V.M. from the University of California Davis in 1989. She worked in mixed and small animal practices in Lake and Mendocino counties before moving to San Diego

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  • Amy Nadolski

    Associate Veterinarian
    DVM, University of Missouri
    Departments: Emergency/Critical Care

    Amy Nadolski DVM,  earned her veterinary degree from the University of Missouri in 2010. She completed a Small Animal Rotating Internship with us in 2011 before starting as our Emergency

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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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Ctr. provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 619-299-2400. We are located at 2317 Hotel Circle South. San Diego, CA 92108.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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