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Raymond Mestas
Hospital Manager

Raymond joined the Desert Hospital staff as Hospital Manager in October of 2014. Raymond has 27 years experience in management, the last 15 years he has been a Healthcare manager in Nursing, Mental Health and Pharmaceutical along with working for a Northern California Zoo. Raymond has studied Accounting,Animal Behavior, and was a California Certified Tax Preparer for several years working for a Southern California CPA firm. Raymond has volunteered for many agencies and causes which include a Zoo, the Desert Aids Project, Sacramento Rodeo Chapter, and Habitat for Humanity. He grew up in the Los Angeles area, lived in Sacramento for 18 years and moved back to Palm Springs in 2009 and enjoys birds, cooking Latin food and living with his Miniature Schnauzer "Schatzi".


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.