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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Jennifer Balaban is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. She is holding a long-haired black and tan dog in her arms.
Jennifer Balaban
BVM&S
Emergency Medicine
Jennifer Balaban
BVM&S
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Photo coming soon.
Erin Burdette
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Erin Burdette
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Erin Burdette enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Stanford University, CA
Dr. Burdette is a fan of hiking, climbing, road biking, cooking and baking. Her Italian greyhound Ella loves snuggling.
Dr. Erika Gebhard is a a doctor in our rehabilitation service. She is holding a brown and white wire-haired dog.
Erika Gebhard
DVM, CVA, CCRT
Rehabilitation
Erika Gebhard
DVM, CVA, CCRT
Rehabilitation
Servicing Locations
Dr. Erika Gebhard is passionate about shelter medicine, preventive healthcare and integrative medicine. She has worked with the San Francisco SPCA, Coastal Holistic Complimentary Veterinary Services, and continues to volunteer her time at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco.
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, Canine Rehabilitation Institute, Wellington FL
  • Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture, Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Reddick FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
Dr. Gebhard is a supporter of family, education and the environment. She enjoys jogging and watching action movies with her husband and kids in the calm confines of her home. The family has a dog and cat.
Dr. Evan Ross is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Evan Ross
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Evan Ross
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Evan Ross is especially interested in cardiac and respiratory disease, management of emergency endocrine disease and different imaging modalities.
  • Internship, Cardiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA West Los Angeles CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston TX
Dr. Ross is a big sports fan, especially the San Francisco Giants, and enjoys trivia, movies, fantasy football and spending time with family and friends. He has two cats and one dog.
Dr. Jennifer Sergeeff is board certified in veterinary internal medicine. Here she is holding a black and white tuxedo cat.
Jennifer Sergeeff
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Jennifer Sergeeff
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sergeeff’s favorite cases fall into three categories: digestive system, endocrine system and kidney disease. Procedures she enjoys include endoscopic minimally invasive procedures, CT scans and abdominal ultrasound. Diabetic ketoacidosis and Addison's disease are two conditions she finds particularly rewarding to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of California, Los Angeles
During the fall, Sundays are all about football for Dr. Sergeeff. Other times of the year, she can be found watching the newest movie releases, gardening, comparing California wine regions or relaxing at outdoor concerts. Her household is run by her rescue cats Emerson and Penelope.
Dr. Kim Tong is board certified in small animal surgery.
Kim Tong
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Kim Tong
DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Skilled in all aspects of surgery, Dr. Kim Tong’s particular interests include minimally invasive surgeries, especially abdominal scoping procedures and joining fractured bones.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Surgical Internship, Dallas Veterinary Surgical Centers, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego
Dr. Tong loves snowboarding, volleyball and eating his way through San Francisco. He and his wife have two children and two dogs.
Dr. Kathleen Tsimbas is a veterinarian in our oncology service.
Kathleen Tsimbas
BVSc
Oncology
Kathleen Tsimbas
BVSc
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kathleen Tsimbas’ particular interests include treating round cell neoplasms, maintaining patient quality of life, and geriatric patient care because treatment for older pets is often complex and multidisciplinary.
  • Residency, Small Animal Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Dr. Tsimbas enjoys going to new restaurants, breweries and art fairs. She has a Chihuahua mix named Chelsea who she admits is spoiled.
Photo coming soon.
Joseph Tumang
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Joseph Tumang
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines, Manila
Dr. Tumang and his wife like trying new restaurants, traveling and vacation cruises.
Dr. Rob West is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. He has a kitten on his shoulder.
Rob West
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Rob West
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations