Our Team

The VCA Clarmar Team: Dr. Miller, Dr. Fynaardt, Tiffany Martin, Kyle Lanz, Garret Matsumoto, Omar Lara, Sylena Valdivia, Daisy Gomez.

Not seen in photo: Dr. Matsumoto, Leslie Krueger, Natalie Anaya, Annette Guizar.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

paw Team Spotlight
Dawn Miller
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Dawn Miller grew up in Torrance, CA. She received her veterinary degree from the University of California at Davis in 1990. After graduation, she returned to the South Bay. She joined the team at VCA Clarmar Animal Hospital in 1998. She has a special interest in soft tissue surgery.

When not at work, Dr. Miller enjoys spending time in the mountains with her three Boxers, working on home projects, taking trips to Disneyland and practicing martial arts. 

Kyle Lanz
Hospital Manager

Kyle moved to California from Alaska in 2013 where he worked as an Adoption Counselor for the local Humane Society. 
He joined our VCA family in 2014 as a receptionist. His positive attitude and desire to help patients and clients quickly earned him the role as the Front Office Supervisor and, ultimately, Hospital Manager. Kyle currently resides in Long Beach California with his three dogs, Olive, Sir Fig and Piper as well as two cats, Elspeth and Cat.


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.
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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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