Dr. Maureen Dorsey is the hospital owner and director. A UC Davis graduate, she began her career in veterinary medicine as a kennel assistant, became a groomer, completed an associates degree in animal health technology, and worked as a virology technician for the Center of Reproduction of Endangered Species at the San Diego Zoo before going to UC Davis for a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. While attending the college, she also assisted in research of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus in Niels Pederson’s laboratory.
Dr. Dorsey was an associate veterinarian in the Bay Area before purchasing Oakland Veterinary Hospital in 1995.
Dr. Cecilie Hart is also a UC Davis graduate and an avid soccer player and fan. A native to the San Francisco Bay Area, she volunteered in several veterinary practices before attending UC Davis for a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She has been affiliated with Oakland Veterinary Hospital since 1992.
Our support staff- Jana, Chanelle, Lupe, Liz, Sal, Diana, Liz and Kat do a great job assisting the doctors in patient care and provide compassionate, attentive service to the humans!