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<p>Dr. Christian Osmond is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin&rsquo;s School of Veterinary Medicine. After he earned his doctorate degree in veterinary medicine, he completed an internship in medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California. Dr. Osmond then completed his 3 year residency in small animal surgery at North Carolina State University.</p>
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<p>He has broad clinical interests including both soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurosurgery. He spent one year at the Comparative Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he worked on several projects including shoulder and knee surgery as it relates to developing treatments for arthritis. Additionally, he has a strong interest in oncology (cancer) surgery, as well as minimally invasive surgery and pain management.</p>
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<p>When away from work, Dr. Osmond enjoys spending time with his wife, Linda and his pets: Taz, Spot, and Piper. He also enjoys flying airplanes and most outdoor activities such as biking, skiing, and backpacking.</p><br />- <b>Christian Osmond, DVM</b>
Christian Osmond, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
<p>Dr. Marquez was born and raised in Mexico and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of California, Davis in 1994. Dr. Marquez brings over 20 years of experience in the area of small animal internal medicine. She has served on the Orange County Chapter of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association as President, Vice-president and as a chairperson for the association. She is fluent in English and Spanish.</p><br />- <b>Georgina Marquez, DVM</b>
Georgina Marquez, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
<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>Matthew Owens, DVM</b>
Matthew Owens, DVM
Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor
<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>Bill Fitzpatrick, DVM</b>
Bill Fitzpatrick, DVM
William Fitzpatrick, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Specialty of Oncology) completed a bachelors...
<br />- <b>Colleen Mendelsohn, DVM</b>
Colleen Mendelsohn, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
<br />- <b>Megan Frazer, DVM</b>
Megan Frazer, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
Dr. Sueda is a board certified internist with seven years of experience. He has special interests in gastroenterology and respiratory disease, with training in abdominal ultrasonography and interpretation. Born and raised in Hawaii, Dr. Sueda obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1995 from Colorado State University, graduating with honors. He completed his small animal medicine and surgical internship at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital in California in 1996 and then went on to a residency program at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City. After completing his specialty training in small animal internal medicine in 1998, he remained on staff at the AMC until moving to Colorado in 2000. He was the staff internist at the Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado in Loveland, Colorado prior to moving to San Diego.<br />- <b>Michael Sueda, DVM</b>
Michael Sueda, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Dr. Concannon oversees emergency and critical care services at CVS' San Marcos facility. He has practiced exclusively as an emergency/critical care clinician since 1989. Prior to becoming a partner in CVS, Dr. Concannon was a founder and co-owner of Escondido Veterinary Urgent Care in Escondido, California from 1996-2000.&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Dr. Concannon earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota and also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from San Diego State University.<br />- <b>Timothy Concannon, DVM</b>
Timothy Concannon, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
<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. Hoose is a staff emergency and critical care doctor for California Veterinary Specialists (CVS).&nbsp;<br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" /><br style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" />Prior to joining CVS, Dr. Hoose worked at West Riverside Animal Hospital and Orange County Emergency Pet Clinic. Dr. Hoose holds a doctorate of veterinary medicine from Michigan State University where she also received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.<br />- <b>Jennifer Hoose, DVM</b>
Jennifer Hoose, DVM
Staff emergency 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
<br />- <b>Jamie Slupe, DVM</b>
Jamie Slupe, DVM
Staff emergency and critical care doctor
<p>Dr. Heller graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Following graduation he served as an intern for one year in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Thereafter he went on to complete a 3-year residency and master&rsquo;s program at the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine. During this intensive 3-year period, Dr. Heller received training in all aspects of companion animal cancer care, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy. Upon completion of his residency and examinations, Dr. Heller attained Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).<br />Dr. Heller joined the team California Veterinary Specialists in 2014 where he cares for pets with cancer, teaches interns, residents and students while actively developing and evaluating new cancer therapies. Dr. Heller is an active lecturer at local and regional meetings and regularly attends national continuing education meetings. Dr. Heller values the relationships that develop between the patient and family, family veterinarian, and specialist. This relationship serves to benefit the patient in many ways.<br />Outside of work, Dr. Heller enjoys spending time with his wife, also a veterinarian, and his 2 children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, snowboarding, practicing yoga and watching live sports. He is a South Florida native but has grown to love and appreciate the natural beauty and climate of his adopted home in Southern California. The Heller family has two canine members at home, Bambi and Thumper, and a Betta fish, Lucky.</p><br />- <b>David Heller, DVM, MS</b>
David Heller, DVM, MS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
<p>Dr. Smart went to undergraduate school at University of North Carolina and received her degree in veterinary medicine at Colorado State University. After completing a one-year rotating internship at California Veterinary Specialist, Dr. Smart was very excited to join the team permanently at our Ontario office in our emergency and critical care services. Dr. Smart is certified in veterinary acupuncture and has a special interest in emergency surgery and pain management in the critical care unit. <br /> <br />In her free time she enjoys yoga, running and traveling as often as possible. She has one dog, Indigo, who has really enjoyed getting to play in the Southern California dog beaches.</p><br />- <b>Valerie Smart, DVM</b>
Valerie Smart, DVM
Staff emergency room clinician and critical care doctor
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