Dr. Ash is a double-internship and residency trained small animal (dog + cat) physician practicing veterinary medicine in the greater Orange County area. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA in 2005. Following graduation and acceptance into veterinary school, Dr. Ash went on to earn his veterinary degree from world renowned Colorado State University, where he also served as class president. Following his graduation, Dr. Ash spent an additional 3 years in post-doctoral training programs at busy, 24-hour referral hospitals in New York, Arizona and Los Angeles.
Dr. Ash routinely performs soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery on pets, including revision surgeries that were previously unsuccessful at other facilities. As a doctor who has received advanced training in over 10 categories of pet medicine, Dr.Ash is uniquely trained to evaluate, diagnose, and treat a variety of common and rare ailments that occur in the family pet population. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine - from routine vaccines and wellness appointments all the way to trauma and emergency cases.
MEET DR.INGRID HERNANDEZ, DVM
Dr. Hernandez is an experienced doctor who loves both her clients and her patients. She is well respected by her peers as very knowledgeable doctor who spent her early years in this profession as a nurse. For this reason, Dr. Hernandez has very good hand skills and is able to assist and supervise the nurses in providing excellent patient care.
Dr. Hernandez is a graduate of Western University's prestigious veterinary program and since earning her veterinary degree, she has spent the last few years practicing in various small animal practices in Southern California. Dr. Hernandez is a skilled and experienced general medicine and surgery clinician with expertise in small animals (dog and cats).
MEET DR.JANIE GUIRGUIS, DVM
Dr. Janie Guirguis has worked in the veterinary field since 1999, first working as a veterinary assistant.
She then went on to earn her Bachelor’s of Science degree from California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2004 with an animal science major and a minor in Chemistry, graduating Cum Laude. In 2008, she earned her veterinary degree from Western University of Health Sciences.
Dr. Guirguis enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, especially internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. She spends much of her free time with her husband and daughter as well as their family pets, a box turtle and a Basset Hound named Columbo. She also enjoys baking, crocheting, drawing, and playing the piano.
She is the most recent addition to the UVC Family and we're super excited to bring her background and expertise to our clients and their family pets.