Meet our doctors.
DVM, MBA, DACVECC, DACVSMR
Dr. Fielding grew up in Mill Valley, CA and his first job was at Miwok Stables in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. He led guided trail rides...Read More
DVM, DACVECC, CVMA, IVCA Certified
Dr. Deane is originally from the Bay Area, growing up in Sunnyvale and Half Moon Bay, she started her interest in horses at a young age, participating...Read More
Tessa Van Diest
Dr. Van Diest grew up in Pacific, Washington and developed a love for horses after being introduced to them at a young age by her grandfather. Throughout the years, Tessa’s horse experience has expanded from backcountry trail rides to riding hunter/jumpers and later to working with racehorses. She completed her undergraduate studies in Equine Sciences at Colorado State University and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Tessa’s primary clinical interests include emergency and critical care, neonatology, and lameness.
Dr. Niederhauser was born in Colorado and grew up on her family’s cattle ranch in both the Colorado mountains and the California foothills. When not working on the ranch, she competed in rodeo and always enjoyed being around cattle and horses. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in animal science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and her DVM from Colorado State University. Her primary clinical interests include sports medicine, lameness, and emergency medicine.
Dr. Omar was born in Kentucky, but spent a large portion of her childhood in her Mother's home country of Croatia. Her passion for animals was first fostered by her grandfather, who never met a creature he did not admire. She then developed a love for horses while working summers at the Kentucky Horse Park. Dr. Omar obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology and Animal Science from the University of Kentucky and received her veterinary degree from the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her primary clinical interests include Global Health, Epidemiology, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care.
Dr. Tellez was born and raised as a charro (Mexican Cowboy). He grew up riding horses and bulls, trick-roping, and helping his father train horses. Veterinary medicine was his most natural carreer choice. He’s originally from a small town on the outskirts of San Diego. He completed his undergraduate degree of Animal Science at UC Davis and DVM at Western University of Health Sciences. Mario’s primary clinical interests are internal medicine, neurology, and lameness and sports medicine.
Dr. Fishenfeld grew up as a working student at a barn in San Juan Capistrano, California helping ride anything from off the track thoroughbreds to green auction ponies.
She received her Bachelors in Animal Science at California Polytechnic University, Pomona where she was President of her Intercollegiate Equestrian team. She earned her DVM at Western University of Health Sciences, where she received the California Thoroughbred Scholarship & the Clinical Excellence Award in Large Animal Internal Medicine.
Her professional interests include lameness, chiropractic, endocrinology, and ambulatory internal medicine.