Dr. Jonathan Fradkin served in the United States Army Veterinary Corps. During his duty at Great Lakes Navel Training Center, he built and managed a small animal clinic and ran the veterinary regional branch. He also served in the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program. After becoming board certified in small animal internal medicine, he became the chief of medicine and special projects at the Department of Defense Military Working Dog Center. Upon retiring from the Army, he ran his own specialty practice before moving to California.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
Master of Science, Veterinary Physiology, Texas A&M University, College Station
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Dr. Fradkin and his wife founded a non-profit organization in honor of their beloved pet named Maximillian.
Dr. Michael Lesser’s special interests include non-invasive techniques like echocardiography, color flow doppler ultrasound, electrocardiography, and blood pressure monitoring. He finds cases involving pacemaker implantation, balloon valvuloplasty, angiography, and transcatheter occlusion for patent ductus arteriosus particularly gratifying.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
Residency, Cardiology, The Animal Medical Center, New York City NY
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Animal Medical Center, New York City NY
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Medford MA
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy of Science, State University of New York, Binghamton
In his free time, Dr. Lesser enjoys working on his family’s ranch which includes dogs, cats, donkeys, alpacas and tortoises.
Dr. Gregory Marsolais is an experienced, board-certified veterinary surgeon.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons–Small Animal
Residency, Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Internship, Small Animal Rotating Medicine & Surgery, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Maitland FL
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
Master of Science, Veterinary Clinical Science, Iowa State University, Ames
Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
In his spare time, Dr. Marsolais enjoys traveling, fishing and making his own fishing lures to catch marlin and tuna. If he hadn’t pursued veterinary medicine, he would have loved to become a deck hand on a fishing boat in Kona, Hawaii.
Dr. Stephanie Paclot’s wide-ranging experience treating multiple species gives her a broader approach to diagnosing and treating her patients. She practices medicine with an open mind and focus on her patients’ quality of life. Her special interests include toxicities, emergency surgery, and critical care for hospitalized patients.
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Loomis Basin, CA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Montreal, Canada
Bachelor of Science, Biology, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France
Outside of work, Dr. Paclot enjoys hiking with her husband and Siberian husky, taking long walks on the beautiful beach, traveling the world and discovering new cultures, practicing yoga and ballroom dancing, sewing, cooking, and surfing.