The friendly, professional staff at VCA La Mirada 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, 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 works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.
Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.
Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.
Dr. Marlyn Girgis attended California Polytechnic Pomona University and received a BS in Animal Science. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical rotations at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has a special interest in surgery and dermatology.
Dr. Girgis joined VCA La Mirada team in 2015 as an associate veterinarian. In 2021, her professionalism, guidance and leadership earned her the distinguished title of Medical Director of VCA La Mirada Animal hospital. Her top priorities are treating all patients and clients with care and compassion, ensuring the patient's well-being.
Dr. Girgis and her husband reside in Orange County with their daughter, Zoey, and their standard poodle named Kohl. Dr. Girgis enjoys spending time with family, traveling, home design and shopping.