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<p>Emergency and Critical Care Doctor</p><br />- <b>Catherine Osten, DVM</b>
Catherine Osten, DVM
Emergency and Critical Care Doctor
<p>Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology</p><br />- <b>Chelsea Kunst, DVM</b>
Chelsea Kunst, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
<br />- <b>Megan Frazer, DVM</b>
Megan Frazer, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Dr. Carr oversees emergency and critical care services at CVS' Murrieta facility. She has practiced exclusively as an emergency/critical care clinician since 1988. Prior to becoming a partner in CVS, Dr. Carr was Director of the Emergency Pet Clinic in Temecula, California from its inception in 1992 until 2000 where she was responsible for its day to day operations.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Carr holds a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota where she also received a Bachelor of Arts in Latin.<br />- <b>Amy Carr, DVM</b>
Amy Carr, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Dr. Hoggan is a staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor for CVS. She takes special pride in her ability to connect with patients and explain medical treatments and diagnosis on a feeling level and has been in private practice with an emphasis in emergency medicine since graduation. Her areas of interest include the human animal bond, emergency medicine and critical care.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Hoggan graduated Cum Laude with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Idaho.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Hoggan is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America.<br />- <b>Sarah Hoggan, DVM</b>
Sarah Hoggan, DVM
Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor
Dr. Simmons is a graduate of U. C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained post-graduate training in Emergency and Critical Care medicine in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Since then she has practiced emergency medicine in San Diego and Fresno, prior to joining the staff at CVS in Murrieta. She has special interest in pain management and critical care internal medicine cases.<br />- <b>Tana Simmons, DVM</b>
Tana Simmons, DVM
Graduate of U. C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
<p style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Dr. Fang is a staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor at California Veterinary Specialists' Murrieta facility. Born in Taiwan and raised in Southern California, he earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis in 2009 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. After completing an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at CVS, he welcomed the opportunity to remain with CVS' emergency service.</p>
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<p style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">His areas of interest include pain management, emergency surgery, and critical care internal medicine cases. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, doing veterinary work in Mexico, and learning Spanish.</p><br />- <b>Edward Fang, DVM</b>
Edward Fang, DVM
Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor
Following graduation from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, Dr. Herndon completed internship training at the Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pa. He finished residency training in cardiology at the Veterinary Referral Center, Little Falls, N.J., and the Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pa. His areas of interest include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, therapy of heart failure, diastolic dysfunction, and electrophysiology.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Herndon is a board certified cardiologist and provides full service cardiovascular diagnostics and therapeutics-including pacemaker implantation, balloon valvuloplasty, and coil occlusion for patent ductus arteriosus. He is a featured consultant in cardiology on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN).&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Herndon is conducting clinical research to develop blood tests for dogs and cats that may aid in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Before joining California Veterinary Specialists, he was in a large specialty practice in the Washington D.C. area.<br />- <b>William Herndon, DVM</b>
William Herndon, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
<span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Dr. Dhupa is Director of Surgery at CVS. His areas of expertise include neurosurgery, surgical oncology and orthopedics, as well as advanced diagnostic imaging.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Prior to becoming a partner in CVS, Dr. Dhupa practiced with Vet Surgery Associates, a large surgical practice in Northern California.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Dhupa earned his Bachelor of Veterinary Science and completed a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Liverpool, prior to completing a second residency in surgery at Purdue University. Dr. Dhupa was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 200</span>1.&nbsp;<br />- <b>Sarit Dhupa, BVSc</b>
Sarit Dhupa, BVSc
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons
<p>Dr. Proulx is head of radiation oncology and a member of Angel Care Cancer Center at California Veterinary Specialists (CVS). His areas of expertise within oncology include both medical and radiation oncology. Prior to joining CVS, Dr. Proulx completed a small animal internship at North Carolina State University. After completing a medical oncology residency in 2003 and a radiation oncology residency in 2005, also at North Carolina State University, he earned board certification as a specialist in medical oncology and radiation oncology. During this training Dr. Proulx also earned a Master's Degree in Specialized Veterinary Medicine.<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Proulx earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University and lived in Kenya for two years as a Fulbright Scholar.</p><br />- <b>David Proulx, DVM, MSpVM</b>
David Proulx, DVM, MSpVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Oncology
<span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Dr. Ogilvie, who leads CVS oncology services, is considered one of profession's leading experts on veterinarian care and research.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Prior to joining CVS, Dr. Ogilvie worked to develop new, innovative cancer therapies at the prestigious French medical school, Universit&eacute; Fran&ccedil;ois Rabelais in Tours. His time in France was preceded by a 16-year tenure as professor, internist, head of medical oncology and director of the medical oncology research laboratory at Colorado State University.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />In addition to authoring two books, Dr. Ogilvie has been a past winner of the annual Veterinarian of the Year award from both the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association. He has been awarded $5 million in research grants in the last five years, as well as the first nationally and internationally patented nutritional formula that can be used to control cancer and enhance quality of life.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Ogilvie received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University and completed a residency at Tufts University's Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. Dr. Ogilvie is board certified in the specialties of internal medicine and oncology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />More detailed information on Dr. Ogilvie can be found on our&nbsp;</span><a class="bottnav style1" style="padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 5px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; color: #006ca5; text-decoration: underline; font-size: 11px; line-height: 18px; font-weight: normal; text-align: left; margin: 0px;" href="/html/oncology.htm"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Oncology</span></a><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">page.</span><br />- <b>Gregory Ogilvie, DVM</b>
Gregory Ogilvie, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine & Oncology
Dr. Bennett is an internal medicine specialist as California Veterinary Specialists. She has a special interest in endocrinology, and she is dedicated to state of the art medicine, client communication and patient care.<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Bennett has authored several original research and journal articles as well as topic chapters in a widely used veterinary reference textbook. She has enjoyed working and lecturing in countries such as Morrocco, Macedoina and Japan. She has won awards for research lectures and for her commitment to the human animal bond.<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Bennett received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Philosophy and Biology &amp; Science from Cornell University in 1990. She earned a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 1999. While working as a general practitioner, Dr. Bennett completed certification training in animal acupuncture which she used to successfully alleviate chronic pain in older arthritic and neurologic patients. In 2004, Dr. Bennett recieved a Master's degree in Clincial Sciences while completing an internal medicine residency at Colorado State University after which she was awarded Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Bennett currently lives with two dogs, three cats, a husband and one beautiful, human boy.<br />- <b>Nicole Bennett, DVM, MS</b>
Nicole Bennett, DVM, MS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Dr. Brook Niemiec is a 1994 graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He became a Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry in March 2000 and attained board certification in Veterinary Dentistry in April 2002. He is the chief of Staff of Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties with offices in San Diego and Murrieta, California. Dr. Niemiec has published numerous articles as well as lectured extensively at the local, state, national and international levels. Dr. Niemiec currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Veterinary Dental Society and is chair of the examination committee for the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry. He is very active in veterinary dental research. His particular areas of interest include endodontics, periodontology, and implant dentistry.<br />- <b>Brook Niemiec, DVM</b>
Brook Niemiec, DVM
Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College Fellow, Academy of Veterinary Dentistry
<span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Dr. Griffin is a graduate of Cornell University and completed his residency at UC Davis in 1980.&nbsp;Dr. Griffin is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), has served on the Board of Directors and examination committee for the ACVD and was the President of the ACVD in 1999/2000.&nbsp;He also served as president of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology and of the Western States Veterinary Conference.&nbsp;Dr. Griffin is the founder and co-owner of the Animal Dermatology Clinic.<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Griffin is a frequent lecturer and clinical instructor of veterinary dermatology in this country and abroad.&nbsp;He has published many articles and books on small animal skin disease, including co-author of Muller and Kirks Small Animal Dermatology 5th and 6th editions and co editor of Current Veterinary Dermatology, The Science and Art of Therapy.&nbsp;Dr. Griffin received the ACVD Award for Excellence for outstanding contributions in veterinary dermatology in 2001.<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /></span><a class="bodynav-nomargin" style="color: #006ca5; text-decoration: underline; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 9px; line-height: normal; font-weight: normal; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.animaldermatology.com/" target="_blank"><strong style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: verdana, geneva; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Animal Dermatology Clinic</span></strong></a><br />- <b>Craig Griffin, DVM</b>
Craig Griffin, DVM
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology
<p class="p1">Dr. Marcella Ashton obtained her Veterinary degree from the&nbsp;University of Pretoria in South Africa in 1992. Afterwards,&nbsp;Dr. Ashton spent twelve months working in a mixed animal&nbsp;practice in Norfolk, England.&nbsp; She spent a year of post&nbsp;graduate training in the Equine Unit at the Animal Health&nbsp;Trust in Newmarket, England. She received her Foreign&nbsp;Veterinary Graduate Equivalency Certification and joined a&nbsp;small animal practice in southwest Florida 2000. Dr. Ashton&nbsp;completed an ophthalmology internship in Las Vegas,&nbsp;Nevada, followed by an ophthalmology clerkship at Eye Care&nbsp;for Animals in Tucson, Arizona in 2003.&nbsp; She went on to&nbsp;complete a three-year veterinary ophthalmology residency&nbsp;program with Eye Care for Animals in Tucson in 2008 and&nbsp;became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary&nbsp;Ophthalmologists. Dr. Ashton has lived and worked in the&nbsp;San Diego area since 2011 and enjoys wildlife conservation,&nbsp;4x4 off-roading and traveling.</p><br />- <b>Marcella Ashton, BVSc, MRCVS</b>
Marcella Ashton, BVSc, MRCVS
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
<br />- <b>Akiko Mitsui, DVM</b>
Akiko Mitsui, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
<br />- <b>Jamie Wignall, BSc, BvetMed, MRCVS</b>
Jamie Wignall, BSc, BvetMed, MRCVS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
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