VCA Central Animal Hospital

Karen Lee, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Kansas State University
California Polytechnic University, Pomona


Ever since she was a young girl, Dr. Lee knew she wanted to do something with animals.  She received her undergraduate degree in zoology from California Polytechnic University of Pomona, and then went to Kansas State University for her veterinary education.  She and her fiance have 2 dogs (Sierra and Cory) and 2 cats (Faceman and Mogwai) at home.  In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her friends and family, enjoys reading, movies, the outdoors and of course eating!!  Dr. Lee definitely considers herself a foodie and loves trying new food and restaurants.  Dr. Lee also loves practicing yoga on a daily basis and hopes to certified yoga instructor one day!


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency please call us at (909) 981-2855. We are open 24 hours/ 7 days a week to tend to your emergency needs.

We are located off the I-10 freeway on Central avenue in between Arrow Route and Arrow Hwy in Upland CA.

Please give us a courtesy call explaining your emergency so we can prepare for your particular situation in advance.