Oakland Veterinarians

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.

  • Louisa Bynum

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Louisa Bynum grew up in Davis, CA, and always loved animals. She went to college at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, then returned to Davis for veterinary school. She then worked in Santa Cruz before

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  • Rebecca Arntz, CVA

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Rebecca Arntz is from the North Bay. She began her undergraduate work at Santa Rosa Junior College and finished at UC Davis. She attended vet school at St. George's University on the Caribbean

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  • Emily Fyfe

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Emily Fyfe grew up in the Santa Cruz Mountains. She graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Neuroscience, Physiology and Behavior, taking a year to go study ecology in New Zealand. She completed

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  • Jinyi Joo

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Western University of Health Sciences

    Dr. Jinyi Joo spent her childhood near Boston, Massachusetts.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado College, meanwhile taking the opportunity to explore the majestic Southwest

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  • Michele Kim

    Associate Veterinarian


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  • Shelley Lamont

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. LaMont is a West coast native growing up in Washington, Oregon, and California. She attended Oregon State University for her undergraduate degree. She received her dual DVM degree at Oregon State

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  • Marci Ramos

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Ramos is an east bay native, completing her undergraduate degree from CSU East Bay and then earning her DVM degree from the University of California, Davis in 2001. She then joined VCA Sacramento

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  • Juliana Sorem

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Sorem is a Bay Area native who spent fifteen years living in Boston, MA and Jackson Hole, WY before moving back to San Francisco in 1996. She holds bachelor's degrees from Boston University and

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