Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA East Penn 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 the hospital team relies on several individuals, where each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

And if things get very 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 the very first person you speak to to the person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

paw Team Spotlight
Douglas Payne
Medical Director

Dr. Payne joined the practice in 2007 as our Medical Director. He and his wife, Jennifer, have a son, Dylan, and daughter, Jordan. Their pets include three dogs, two cats, and a bearded dragon.

Why I Do What I Do: "Few people are lucky enough to actually love what they do for a living. I happen to be one them. From the time I was young, I wanted to help animals. Not only do I feel a lot of satisfaction in helping my patients, but I take great joy in the relationships that I build with our clients. I am so fortunate to work with a great staff, in a great hospital, taking care of great pets and owned by great peopl...

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Cydni Kimmel
CVT Credentialed Veterinary Technician Supervisor

After Graduating from Millersville University in 2013, Cydni began working with VCA Knightswood Animal Hospital in Philadelphia. After a year there, she decided to go back to school to become a certified technician. She moved to the Lehigh Valley in May of 2014 and began working with VCA East Penn. She is currently enrolled at Lehigh Carbon Community College in the veterinary technician program which she will finish in the spring of 2016. She is also the proud owner of an Akita Mix named Bear who keeps her busy outside of work and school. She also enjoys baking and any activities outside. Some day she hopes to o...

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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.

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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