Our Team

VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists (BAVS) exists to serve our patients, their owners and their veterinarians.

In accordance with our role in providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care through close interaction with our referring veterinarians, our commitment is to provide the highest quality veterinary medical service possible, to advance the veterinary profession through teaching and learning, to heal and comfort our patients by treating them humanely and with dignity, and to support our clients and ease their burden of confronting serious illness in their pets.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and staff and learn more about them. Our doctors and staff have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

paw Team Spotlight
Ruben A.
Client Service Manager
Ruben has been with VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Hospital since 2014 in multiple roles including his most recent role as Client Service Manager. Prior to joining VCA, Ruben was a financial manager for 8 years. Growing up, Ruben always knew he wanted to work with animals. Ruben's career in the vet world began when he started volunteering for a Pets in Need animal shelter and a local pets store. Ruben enjoys his job and takes pride in being able to deliver quality care to your furry family members. Ruben feels honored to be a part of the bond between our clients and their pets. Ruben is excite...
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Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.
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Our teams are united by our desire to make a better world for pets.
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