VCA Lewelling Animal Hospital

Melissa Beck, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


A graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Dr. Beck did her clinical rotations at the University Of Illinois. She has been practicing at VCA Lewelling Animal since 2004. She has a special interest in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Dermatlogy. Dr. Beck lives in the same the community where she practices. She has two daughters, an 8 month old and a 3 1/2 year old. She also has 3 rescued pets: a poodle mix, a German Sheperd and a cat from the island of St. Kitts.


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 Bay Area Veterinary Specialist at (510) 483-7387