Our Team

We are proud of our team of highly trained and compassionate veterinarians. They are dedicated to providing the best possible care to all of our patients.

Our doctors offer their skilled, supportive and friendly services to you and your pets, and bring the highest level of expertise to our clients through their commitment to continuing education, applying the latest technological advances, and most importantly, administering compassionate care to all pets entrusted to us.

Meet our doctors and see what a difference their commitment makes to excellence.

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
Kim Haddad
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Kim Haddad grew up in the Bay Area. She received her undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of California, San Diego, and went on to a successful Wall Street career. However, in 1990, she decided to pursue her true passion: helping animals. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1997 from the University of Florida. She then worked as a small animal veterinarian and volunteered at the Jacksonville Zoological Gardens. Kim's concern for animal welfare has truly impacted her veterinary career, expanding her areas of interest from small animals to include all animals, domestic and w...

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Josue Pereda
Hospital Manager
Josue has been with VCA San Mateo Animal Hospital since 2017 as their Hospital Manager. As of January 2019 he has transitioned to Managing both VCA San Carlos Animal Hospital and VCA Holly Street Animal Hospital. Josue has worked for VCA Animal hospitals for over 10 years. He started in the Veterinary field in 2003, and worked at a local ER/Specialty Hospital through 2017. Josue has always had a passion for animals and strives to meet both pets and owners needs on a daily basis. He values the relationships that he and his teammates create through the work that they do. He currently enjoys spending time with his ...
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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.


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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