Dr. Mark Doty grew up in a small town in southwest Ohio before attending The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he practiced at a 9 doctor hospital in Cincinnati for 3 years, getting exposure to both general practice and emergency medicine. In 2012, he and his wife moved to San Francisco, where he practiced in Pacifica for a year, before purchasing San Jose Animal Hospital in 2013. His special interest is in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Doty has received extensive advanced training in ACL knee repair (TPLO, TTA-2, IsoLock CrCL, and lateral fabellar suture) as well as MPL (medial patellar luxation)
Dr. Doty lives in Burlingame with his wife (Ming), daughter (Penny), and 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Dr. Cynthia Tao
Dr. Cynthia Tao is a bay area native and graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to that, she worked as a (human) ER nurse in Chicago, IL. Her special interests include shelter medicine, complementary therapies, and surgery. Dr. Tao has received advanced training in the TPLO surgery to repair the torn acl ligament.
Dr. Tao is the proud owner of two rescued mutts, Hailey and Sunny, as well as a Bengal cat named Autumn. In her free time, she enjoys running, being outdoors wither her dogs, crafts, piano, field hockey, snowboarding, and paint-balling. She has completed several half and full marathons.
Jamie is a recent graduate of San Jose State University. Her favorite part about working at WSPH is meeting clients, and helping sick furry loved ones get back on their paws. At home, Jamie has 7 dogs: Baby, Kylie, Wookie, Chewie, Emma, Dumpling, and Colby. She hopes to be able to buy a house with lots of outdoor space and own a herd of dogs that she can grow old and cuddle with!
KAITLYN HAS BEEN WORKING IN THE VETERINARY FIELD AS A RECEPTIONIST SINCE 2013 AND IS WORKING ON BECOMING A REGISTERED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN. SHE LOVES WORKING WITH ANIMALS AND IN HER FREE TIME SHE ENJOYS READING, CATCHING UP WITH FRIENDS OR HIKING WITH HER DOG ADELYN. SHE IS ALSO THE PROUD MOM OF THREE CATS: LEGOLAS, CLEOPATRA AND TINA.
Ashley is a recent graduate of Carrington College. She has two cats named Bart & Titus. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies. One of her life goals is to own a huge property for all the stray kittens.