Our Team

Pets are family, and the staff at VCA Povar Animal Hospital provides exceptional veterinary care with warmth and compassion. We have been servicing families in this area for decades, and we reciprocate this loyalty with a dedication and commitment to always maintain an enviting, client-oriented, and technologically superior hospital that works day in and day out for your pet's health and long-term well being.

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.

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.

paw Team Spotlight
Jee Yon Pyun
Medical Director

Dr. Pyun was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She has a BS in biology from Hanyang University. After working in a corporation for a couple of years, she decided to pursue her dream to become a veterinarian.

Dr. Pyun graduated from Seoul National University in 2006, and came to the states where she finished her clinical year training at Purdue University. She worked at a busy mix practice for the last 5 years before joining VCA Povar Family in 2013.

Dr. Pyun has a special interest in ophthalmology, behavior, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.

In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, traveling, reading and playing with her two cats.

Teresa
Veterinary Assistant Supervisor
Teresa was born and raised in upstate New York. She came to RI to attend Johnson & Wales University, graduating in 2014. After graduation, Teresa went on to become a sports medicine technician for a local equine practice. Eventually she moved on to Tufts University’s Cummings Veterinary Medical Center. At Tufts she worked as a large animal technician providing emergency service and care to critical patients, teaching veterinary students, and working closely with Internal Medicine, General Surgery, and Sports Medicine clients.

Teresa started her small animal journey at VCA Povar in September 2020 and looks forward to learning more about her patients. When she is not in the office, Teresa spends time with her husband, three daughters, cat, two dogs and horse.

Veterinarians

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.

Administration

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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