Dr. Kumar completed her undergraduate at Wellesley College, followed by her veterinary studies at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2009. She completed a rotating internship at Animal Surgical and Emergency Center in Los Angeles, then spent five years working as an emergency clinician at VCA West Coast Specialty in Fountain Valley. She has been a partner at Baker Bristol Pet Hospital since 2017, and Brook Ellis Pet Hospital since 2020. She also volunteers as the Director of Veterinary Services at Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center in Huntington Beach. She loves treating all animals, but has a special interest in the care of exotic pets including rabbits and parrots. She lives in Huntington Beach with her husband, two daughters, and cocker spaniel (Omi). She loves downhill skiing, eating lobster in her hometown of Boston, and traveling abroad with her family.
Dr. Meredith recently joined as a partner at Seacliff Animal Hospital in 2021. She grew up in Kentucky and graduated from undergrad from Clemson University followed by veterinary school at Auburn University in 2011. She practiced in Alabama for five years prior to relocating to beautiful Southern California. She is passionate about soft tissue surgery, dermatology, Eastern Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and physical rehabilitation. She loves to play with her two young daughters and pets (dogs name Cholula and Foxy and a three-legged cat named Sharona). She also loves all outdoor activities, gardening, and making her own jam and cheese.
Dr. Aramburu received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine, a rigorous program in a major academic division of the university. Dr. Aramburu has been practicing small pet veterinary medicine since 1999 and has an extensive wealth of knowledge in geriatric and internal medicine. When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Aramburu loves spending time outdoors with his wife, three children, and two dogs. Dr. A joined the South Coast Family in August 2017.