Our Team

The friendly staff at VCA Bridgeport Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, we rely on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: teamwork! Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From check-in to check-out, our team of pet lovers work cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

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H. R. Bauman
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Bauman was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He attended Gettysburg College before going to veterinary school at the University of Prince Edward Island Atlantic Veterinary College, graduating in 1998. After graduation he worked in a companion animal hospital in Norwich, Connecticut for three years before becoming and emergency clinician for the next four years in Warwick, RI.

In 2004, Dr. Bauman moved his family to Palm Bay, Florida, to join the VCA family and became the Medical Director of VCA Village Animal Hospital. He served as the Medical Director and then assumed the role of Area Medical Director of th...

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Stefanie Zimmerman
Hospital Manager

Stefanie has been working in the veterinary field for the last 15 years; 10 years ago she joined the VCA team. Stefanie has four dogs - Ozzie Pawsbourne, Princess Cirilla, Abby Abbadoo and Peppy Pig; a parakeet, Jack McCoy; and a parrotlette, Skippy. She enjoys fishing, kayaking, David Bowie, collecting old books, laughing, and spending time with people she loves.


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

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.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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