VCA West Seattle Veterinary Hospital

Seattle 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.

  • Dr. Sabina Krpatova

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Dr. Sabina Krpatova spent much of her young life growing up in the Czech Republic and traveled throughout Europe. She earned her degree in veterinary medicine at the University of California, Davis ...
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  • Dr. Fernando Fukuzato

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Oregon State University

    After graduating from Oregon State University in 2005, Dr. Fukuzato went on to complete a one year small animal rotating internship in Los Angeles. He relocated back to the Pacific Northwest to start ...
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  • Dr. Helen Plosky

    Associate Veterinarian
    Graduate School: Tufts University, Boston

    Dr. Helen Plosky practiced veterinary medicine in a small animal hospital on Long Island, New York before moving with her husband to the Seattle area in 2004. The very next day she began working ...
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  • Dr. Lindsay Wiser

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. Wiser was raised in Portland, Oregon and received her bachelors degree from the University of Washington. She graduated from Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. ...
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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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.