VCA Feline Medical Center

Reno 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.

  • Scott Thompson

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Born in a small town in western part of Washington, I was raised in the even smaller lumber mill and cow town of Anderson, California. A west coast son and youngest of 4 children born New England ...
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  • Sarah Korf

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Western University of Health Sciences

    As a daughter of a missionary and pastor, I moved around when growing up but spent the majority of my time in rural Central Michigan and Northwest Washington State. I grew up around many types of ...
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  • Melissa Waller

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Kansas State University

    I was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas and have had cats nearly all of my life. I knew from a young age that cats were my favorite animal and that I wanted to help them in any way that I could.

    I ...
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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 immediately. If it is after hours, please contact the following hospitals.

  • Animal Emergency Center | 775-851-3600 | 6427 South Virginia Street
  • Carson-Tahoe Veterinary Hospital | 775-883-8238 | 3389 South Carson Street