Jennifer Sheahan

Jennifer Sheahan DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Sheahan is a consulting, board certified veterinary ophthalmologist that works with clients of Irvine Valley Veterinary Hospital. She was born and raised in Edmond, Oklahoma. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine, with a major in Biology and Criminology in 2003. She attended Veterinary School at Oklahoma State University graduating in…

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Jeremy Nguyen

Jeremy Nguyen DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Jeremy Nguyen is originally from Anaheim Hills, California and studied biological science at Cal State Fullerton. He spent time volunteering at a local animal clinic which gave him motivation to become a veterinarian. He attended St. George’s University on the island of Grenada in the Caribbean and then finished clinics at Oklahoma State University.…

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Claire Gunderson

Claire Gunderson DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Claire Gunderson was born and raised on Long Island NY. Dr. Gunderson moved to California to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She pursued an undergraduate degree in Animal Science with the plan to follow in her sister’s footsteps and become a veterinarian. Following undergrad, she made the big move to the Midwest to…

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Stephen Simpson

Stephen Simpson DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Stephen Simpson attended school in Canada for his Bachelor of Science degree and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is of course a hockey fan… GO JETS GO! He attended internship, specialty studies in emergency and critical care as well as fellowship in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania,…

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Tarlan Shalchian

Tarlan Shalchian DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Tarlan Shalchian was born and raised in Iran, and lived in Sweden for a year before moving to the United States at the age of 10 years old. Not long after her move to the United States, she developed a passion for helping animals. She spent countless hours volunteering at shelters, and eventually began…

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Jon Nauss

Jon Nauss DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Jon Nauss, DVM, CVMA, graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. He is Fear Free, Human Animal Bond, Companion Animal Pain Management, and Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist Certified. He also has special interests in ultrasound and integrative medicine. Prior to KSU, he attended Benedictine College where he met his wife, Havalyn…

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Jessica Tondo

Jessica Tondo DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Jessica Tondo grew up in Manhattan Beach, CA and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the University of Washington in Seattle (go dawgs!). She went on to receive her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Dr. Tondo’s professional interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine,…

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Christine Bobula

Christine Bobula DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Christine Bobula joined IVVH in September 2020. She originally hails from Gilroy, California where she grew up in the countryside surrounded by all sorts of animals including goats, chickens, ducks, and bunnies as well as cats and dogs. She attended UC Berkeley for her undergraduate degree where she first fell in love with veterinary…

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Kelli French

Kelli French DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Kelli French graduated fromThe Ohio State University in 2004.  After graduation, she practiced in Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio & Florida before recently returning to her home state of California. Veterinary medicine was a second career for Dr. French & she is extremely passionate about it. She was always interested in medicine and wanted a…

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Mike Cao

Mike Cao DVM in Irvine, CA

Dr. Mike Cao purchased Irvine Valley Animal Hospital in May 2017. He renamed it Irvine Valley Veterinary Hospital to honor it’s long history of treating pets and their owners like family, while also updating the hospital to provide state of the art veterinary care. It has been a dream come true for Dr. Cao to…

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