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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
<p>William Fitzpatrick, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Specialty of Oncology) completed a bachelors degree with a double major in biology and Spanish from the University of New Mexico in 1993. From there he went on to complete a masters program in toxicology from the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy in 1995. Bill received his DVM degree from Colorado State University in 1999 and went on to complete a one year matched internship in Connecticut at New Haven Central Veterinary Hospital. After being in private practice for 5 years Dr. Fitzpatrick decided to pursue his long-time goal of becoming an oncologist. He completed a 3-year oncology residency program in 2009 from Michigan State University. Bill cared for cancer patients and their families as a board certified oncologists in the Boston area before joining the team at California Veterinary Specialists, Angel Care Cancer Center. Bill&rsquo;s family includes his wife Jamie, son Nick, daughter Caitlin and Cali (dog). In his free time, Dr. Fitzpatrick enjoys listening to music, exercising, traveling and spending time with family and friends.</p><br />- <b>William FitzPatrick, DVM, MS</b>
William FitzPatrick, DVM, MS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
<p>Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology</p><br />- <b>Chelsea Kunst, DVM</b>
Chelsea Kunst, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
<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
<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. 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
<br />- <b>Jamie Wignall, BSc, BvetMed, MRCVS</b>
Jamie Wignall, BSc, BvetMed, MRCVS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
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>Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology</p><br />- <b>Sean Collins, DVM, MS</b>
Sean Collins, DVM, MS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology
<br />- <b>Megan Frazer, DVM</b>
Megan Frazer, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
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
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
<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
<p>Dr. JoDee Mahlberg is a staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor at California Veterinary Specialists. She earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State in East Lansing in 2010 and completed a small animal rotating internship program in Norwalk, Connecticut in 2011. Dr. Mahlberg worked for Emergency Pet Clinic in Temecula before joining the CVS family in 2014. Her areas of interest are clinical pathology, head trauma and renal disease.<br /><br />Dr. Mahlberg shares her home with four dogs and two cats. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, snowboarding and playing volleyball.</p><br />- <b>JoDee Mahlberg, DVM</b>
JoDee Mahlberg, DVM
Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor
<p><span>Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor</span></p><br />- <b>Jennifer Schultz, DVM</b>
Jennifer Schultz, DVM
Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor