Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Yorba Regional Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet. Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Jonathan Cortez
DVM Medical Director

A Southern California native, Dr. Cortez earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Cal Poly, Pomona and went on to complete his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, Dr. Cortez entered a rigorous one-year rotating internship at Animal Specialty Group located in Los Angeles. Working at VCA Yorba Regional Animal Hospital is a bit of a homecoming for Dr. Cortez as he worked as a Technician Supervisor here prior to entering veterinary school.

When not attending to the needs of his patients Dr. Cortez enjoys spending time wit...

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Michelle Cloutier
Hospital Manager
Michelle grew up in Southern California and has always had a passion for helping people and pets. She started with the company in 2015 as a Customer Service Representative and became a Hospital Manager in 2019. When she is not in office, you can find her cooking, baking and enjoying time with her friends and family.


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.

Pet Care Specialists

Just as we emphasize health, we also understand the value of providing a full line of care to our clients, which may include boarding and/or grooming services. Our team of caring and compassionate staff are here to offer your pets exceptional services that keep them feeling and looking their best while you're away.
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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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