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Melissa Ong

DVM
Melissa Ong Staff Photo
Emergency Critical Care Clinician
Emergency & Critical Care
Melissa Ong Staff Photo
Dr. Ong was born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley of Southern California. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine. She went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal surgery and medicine here with us at VCA ASEC and remained on staff as an emergency clinician. Dr. Ong's interests include trauma, critical care, surgery, and Pomeranians.

Emergency & Critical Care

VCA ASEC’S Department of Emergency and Critical Care is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

VCA ASEC’s Department of Emergency & Critical Care is equipped to handle any emergency, including vehicular trauma (hit by car), bite wound injuries, respiratory impairment, cardiac disease, gastrointestinal emergencies, endocrine disorders, and ophthalmologic conditions. Our intensive care unit provides the maximum level of care and technology for critically ill dogs and cats.

At any time, day or night, referring veterinary hospitals may transfer pets to our I.C.U. for overnight care or ongoing continuous care, to be transferred back to the referring veterinarian once the patient is stable. We also offer first-class post-operative care to ensure your pet the best possible surgical recovery.

Emergency Services:

  • Fully staffed state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U.)
  • Multiple doctors present 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays
  • In-house blood work available in less than one hour:
    • Hematology instrumentation
    • Blood chemistry analysis
    • Coagulation analysis
    • Blood gas analysis
  • Indirect and direct blood pressure monitoring
  • Continuous ECG telemetry
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Blood product transfusion capability
  • Nebulizers
  • Pediatric incubators

Our Emergency & Critical Care Team

Emergency Critical Care Clinician/Emergency & Critical Care Department Co-Manager
Emergency Critical Care Clinician
Emergency Critical Care Clinician
Emergency Critical Care Clinician
Criticalist/Emergency & Critical Care Department Co-Manager
Emergency & Critical Care Department Manager
Emergency Critical Care Clinician
VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency Center

1535 South Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Main: Specialty: 310-473-5906 / Emergency: 310-473-1561

Fax: 310-479-8976

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

Specialty Hours:

By Appointment

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