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Doctors

  • Sean M. Fitzpatrick, DVM (Practice Owner Village Oak Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Fitzpatricks interest in animals was fostered from a young age by his experiences growing up on a ranch in Sonora. He went on to complete his undergraduate studies at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dairy Science as well as a minor in psycology. Dr. Fitzpatrick then enrolled in the University of California at Davis where he completed his postgraduate courses and received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1998. He has been in general practice ever since, where he has a strong interest in veterinary surgery and dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys cycling of all kinds, relaxing at home with his dogs, and he has been known to enjoy an occasional I.P.A.
  • Amy Lacy, DVM (College Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Amy Lacy, another Modesto native, graduated from Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and worked in Texas for several years before joining our team in July of 2004. In 2006, she took a leave of absence to pursue a unique opportunity to work in the veterinary hospital at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael. She then returned to work at College Veterinary Hospital in March of 2007. Doctor Lacy continues to care for the Stanislaus County guide dog puppies that are being raised and trained to become future working dogs. Outside the hospital, Dr. Lacy enjoys breeding and showing Golden Retrievers. She and her husband share their home home with a multitude of pets.
  • Megan Greer, D.V.M. (Northgate Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Greer is a Manteca native, and was happy to come home. Graduating from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Saint George University of Minnesota in 2014, we were excited to have her join our team. Finding special satisfaction in derm cases, our valley should be a perfect fit. Helping an animal get relief from chronic itching is beneficial for both the pet and the owner. Educating clients in a way that benefits the patient and the human animal bond is very rewarding. When not working, Dr. Greer enjoys reading, photography, cooking and baking, and going to the beach.
  • Longhai Nguyen, DVM (Village Oak and College Veterinary Hospitals) +

    Dr. Nguyen completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley and went on to obtain his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 2004. Following graduation he continued his studies by completing a year long internship in veterinary surgery and internal medicine in Ventura, CA. After working locally in general practice and emergency, Dr. Nguyen joined our team in the fall of 2007. He is an avid tennis player and also enjoys running, and has recently taken up road biking.
  • Jamie Lake, D.V.M. (Manteca Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Lake received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Originally from Northern California, she was happy to get back to the west coast where she completed a one-year small animal internship at the Animal Specialty Group in L.A. Dr. Lake has a special interest in radiology and emergency medicine. Dr. Lake joined our group in 2010. Outside the hospital, she enjoys hiking, camping, "hanging out" with family and friends, and can occasionally be persuaded to go wine tasting.
  • Allison Ten, D.V.M. (Manteca Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Ten grew up in San Mateo, and while raising livestock for 4-H and working with veterinarians she realized her interest in veterinary medicine. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Enjoying all aspects of practice, but especially likes diagnostics, figuring out why pets are sick, and then getting them back home to their family. Outside the hospital, Dr. Ten enjoys traveling, cooking and eating, and has recently taken up road biking.
  • Stevie Reichmuth, D.V.M. (Northgate Veterinary Hospital) +

    As a child in Newman,CA, an arthritic horse was the inspiration that put Dr. Reichmuth on a path toward veterinary medicine. She went on to complete her undergraduate studies at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, then enrolled in the Western University of Health Sciences Pamona, CA, where she received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2012. Dr. Reichmuth joined Northgate Veterinary Hospital shortly after graduating, with two brief interruptions to have baby boys, has been one of our core doctors. Making a difference in the lives of her patients and their families is one of her more satisfying aspects of practice. In her spare time (there is none with two little boys), Dr. Reichmuth likes to relax with family and friends.
  • Krystal Bove, D.V.M. (Village Oak Veterinary Hospital) +

  • Dr. Kimmery, D.V.M (Northgate Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Ashley Kimery is a recent Associate Veterinarian at Northgate Veterinary Hospital. She was born on Long Island, but moved to Northwest Arkansas at a young age (and considers herself an Arkansan). She attended Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas where she earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Kimery’s medical interests include small animal internal medicine, dentistry, and emergency medicine. Outside of the veterinary hospital, you may find Dr. Kimery riding horses, enjoying all kinds of food, or taking a walk with her Labrador Mix, Maverick. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and cross-stitching. Becoming a veterinarian has been a dream of Dr. Kimery’s since she was 5 years old. It all started with a Christmas gift of a Veterinarian-themed Barbie. The Barbie was tossed to the side so a young Dr. Kimery could play the role of the veterinarian and the rest is history.
  • Travis Schaller, D.V.M. (Village Oak Veterinary Hospital, Manteca Veterinary Hospital) +

    Dr. Schaller grew up in Missouri, around what he refers to as a "multitude" of animals. His early interest in animal care and conservation translated into a lifelong career path. Completing his undergraduate studies at Saint Louis University and earned his veterinary medical degree from Ross University in 2014.Expanding our clients' understanding of how our veterinary team can improve their pet's daily life has become Dr. Schaller,s favorite aspect of practice. He also professes an interest in the underappreciated specialty of veterinary dentistry.In his spare time he has taken up mountain biking as well as road biking, working on his new house, and expanding his musical interests.
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Specialists

  • JT Vida, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons +

    Village Oak Veterinary Hospital

    Dr. Vida is a graduate of the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in San Diego, CA before returning to UC Davis to complete a residency in small animal surgery. He then worked for two years as a clinical instructor in the surgery department at UC Davis before entering private practice in the Sacramento region. Dr. Vida’s special interests cruciate ligament disease (TPLO-tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, Arthrex TightRope system), limb deformities, vascular anomalies, oncologic surgery and minimally invasive surgery such as arthroscopy, thoracoscopy and laparoscopy. During his free time, Dr. Vida enjoys almost all outdoor activities including running, biking, skiing, hiking, kayaking and scuba. He is particularly attached to his 200 gallon reef tank and spends as much time as possible with his wife, kids and pets.
  • Dr. Craig Long, DVM Diplomate American College of Veterinary Radiology +

    Village Oak Veterinary Hospital

    Dr. Long attended California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, where he concentrated in animal sciences and biology. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Davis, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in veterinary sciences. Dr. Long received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from UC Davis in 1994. Following veterinary school, Dr. Long completed a mixed animal internship in medicine and surgery at the Country Veterinary Clinic in Live Oak, California. He then completed a 4-year residency program in radiology at UC Davis, leading to board certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. For 5 years he was a clinical instructor at the UCD Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. A second-generation veterinarian, Dr. Long has been working with Village Oak Veterinary Hospital 2002, and he is a member of Veterinary Medical Imaging.
  • Marilyn Koski DVM, CVA, CCRT +

    Northgate Veterinary Hospital

    Dr. Marilyn Koski is a graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and is certified in the specialties of Veterinary Acupuncture and Canine Physical Rehabilitation. She has been a faculty veterinarian at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine for over 15 years, and in private practice for 23 years. Dr. Koski's primary focus is to provide pain management and rehabilitation services to dogs, cats and exotic animals, and to educate students, clients and colleagues in the value of integrative medicine therapies. Dr. Koski is involved in clinical research focusing on the use of low level laser therapy to relieve pain and promote tissue healing. She has also worked with exotic animal species in zoos and aquaria in California, Hong Kong, Australia and Thailand, and she has worked with wildlife species in California. In her free time, Dr. Koski enjoys hiking, gardening, art projects, and cooking for friends and family.
  • Dr. Andrea Cannon, DVM Diplomat American College of Veterinary Dermatology +

    Dr. Cannon received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis. After an internship in Southern California, she completed a residency in veterinary dermatology at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Cannon is board certified the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. While in residency, Dr. Cannon was awarded a fellowship in human dermatology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. After completing her residency, Dr. Cannon spent a year teaching dermatology at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in Davis. Dr. Cannon has a special interest in laser surgery, immunology and allergy. She has spoken at veterinary conferences worldwide including The Netherlands, Czech Republic, South Korea and numerous conferences in the US. Dr. Cannon began her private dermatology practice in 1997 and maintains her main practice in Rocklin, (Sacramento) CA. She also maintains practices in Modesto, Ca. Fresno, Ca. and Boise Idaho. In their free time, Dr. Cannon and her husband enjoy hiking and flying airplanes.
  • Brian MacKie, D.V.M. Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Cardiology +

    Village Oak Veterinary Hospital

    Dr. MacKie received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University in 2005. Following graduation, he completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group in Sacramento, California. After his internship, he moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to complete his residency training in Cardiology from 2006-2009. During his time there, Dr. MacKie helped implement the use of the Amplatz Canine Ductal Occluder for non-invasive treatment of a congenital heart disease, authored a paper on the use of an implantable ECG monitor for the evaluation of fainting in dogs, and assisted in prospective research on pulmonary hypertension and cardiac biomarkers. His clinical interests include, but are not limited to clinical cardiology such as echocardiography and electrocardiography (ECG), pulmonary hypertension in dogs, syncope (fainting) associated with heart disease and arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure (CHF). His goal in therapy for your pets is to maintain an exceptional quality of life for his patients with heart disease.
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