Dr. Bill Estheimer, DVM
Dr. Bill Estheimer grew up in Michigan, and after serving in the US Navy (Fleet and Special Forces), worked his way through undergrad and graduated from UC Davis Veterinary School in 1999. His special interest is in endocrinology and internal medicine.
Dr. Bill has been at the East San Rafael Veterinary Clinic since 1991 where he started working as a veterinary nurse, and became a partner in 2004. He has served as President of the Marin Veterinary Medical Association, and currently serves on the finance committee for the California Veterinary Medical Association. He lives in San Rafael with his wife Kristen, 2 children Kyle and Katie, and myriad of pets including cats; Polly, Sammy and Snortie.
Dr. Jerry Moore, DVM
Dr. Jerry Moore grew up in Winnipeg, Canada and graduated from Western College of Veterinary Medicine at Saskatoon in 1976. Dr Moore has a special interest in Dentistry and internal medicine.
Dr. Moore has served on the board at the Marin Humane Society and has served as president of the Marin Veterinary Medical Association. He is an avid golfer and lives in Marin with his wife Gayle and 5 cats, with the head cat Snoogy.
Dr. Doug Evans, DVM
Dr. Doug Evans was born and raised in Colorado. From an early age he knew he wanted to be a veterinarian. He received his undergraduate degrees and veterinary degree from Colorado State University. He has been fortunate to work with a varied group of practices in Colorado, Nevada and Oregon. This has included small clinics such as a feline only hospital in Denver as well as large diverse practices in Las Vegas. Dr. Evans has always had a special interest in feline medicine and surgery.
In 2010 Dr. Evans was honored to receive Oregon’s Veterinary Humanitarian of the Year award for his (and his wife Meghan’s) work helping struggling horse owners feed their horses.
After Meghan and Doug had their two amazing daughters; Hope and Quinn, the Evans family decided to move back to Meg’s home town of Novato to be near family. The family is rounded out by a big, goofy Saint Bernard named Bubba.
Dr. Evans joined ESRVC in September 2012. Raising a family and practicing at a great clinic has made Marin feel like home.
Dr. Ana Apostol, DVM
Originally from Chicago, IL, Ana obtained a MA in Philosophy from Cornell University before realizing that veterinary medicine was her true calling. She graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine before completing a one-year rotating internship at Pet Emergency and Specialty Center of Marin. Ana has a special interest in endocrinology and geriatrics.
Now living in Marin, Ana can’t imagine a better place to work and play. Ana’s family includes one human (Rob - a Sonoma County firefighter), two canines (Michael Randolph and Diablo Cornelius), and two felines (Driving Miss Sadie and Quinn the Eskimo). When not at work, Ana and Rob can often be found at CrossFit, running local trails, participating in water and snow sports, traveling, and testing microbreweries.
Dr. Eva Radke, DVM
Dr. Eva Radke grew up in Marin County, California. She always had a natural love for animals and nature and continued to develop her passion through her study of science. Dr. Eva received her Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Washington in Seattle. During this time she focused on marine biology and took courses in the San Juan Islands and Denmark. After graduation Dr. Eva moved back to San Francisco, where she worked for a small pharmaceutical company developing new drugs for asthma and COPD. In the evenings she also volunteered at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito helping to care for sick and injured seals and sea lions. While this work was challenging and rewarding, she knew that she wanted to be more directly involved in medicine and helping people to care for their beloved pets.
Dr. Eva’s approach to medicine tends to be conservative, but she strongly believes in preventative care with regular exams, vaccinations, parasite preventatives and good nutrition. She has special interests in dermatology and infectious disease, as well as senior pet care. Dr. Eva’s ultimate goal is to provide high quality personalized care for your dog or cat in order to maintain their individual health and your human-animal bond. She truly believes that this bond is an essential part of our lives and our own emotional well-being.
Dr. Eva earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University of California at Davis. She now lives in Mill Valley with her grey tabby cat Riley and black lab/pointer mix Ranger. In her free time Dr. Eva enjoys yoga, skiing, cooking and traveling.
Dr. Denise Adams, DVM
Dr. Denise Adams was born and raised on a small farm in Illinois where, despite being surrounded daily by animals, it did not occur to her to pursue veterinary medicine. After moving to California and graduating from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in English Literature, Dr. Adams found her second home while managing a small animal veterinary clinic. She returned to school and graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine as a member of Phi Zeta National Honor Society. Dr. Adams worked in the Sacramento Area following graduation where she developed a love of surgery, dermatology, and animal behavior.
Dr. Adams strives to ensure every animal’s experience at the vet office is as comfortable and reassuring as possible and works to strengthen the human-animal bond that has so profoundly touched and changed her life. Dr. Adams endeavors to provide compassionate and comprehensive care for your furry family while supporting each unique human-animal relationship.
Dr. Adams lives in Novato with her husband and two young sons. When not chasing boys or cleaning messes, Dr. Adams enjoys hiking, movies, and spooning her Cairn terrier, with her cat at her feet and her other terrier sleeping atop the cat.
Dr. Leah Vuksich, DVM
Dr. Leah Vuksich grew up in northern California, where she spent her childhood working with her father, who is also a small animal veterinarian. It only took her 6 years of life to decide that she would follow in his footsteps. Dr. Vuksich received her undergraduate degree at San Francisco State University, and went to veterinary school at UC Davis. She has special interest in ophthalmology and ultrasound.
When not at work, Leah and her husband like to spend their time running, cycling, playing music, or playing on the beach – none of which would be complete without the company of their two Boston Terriers, Flick and Sullee.
Leah is thrilled to be a new addition to the ESRVC team, and can’t imagine a better place than Marin to call home.
Dr. Margaret Holiday, D.C.
Margaret Holiday was raised in California and graduated from University of California, Berkeley in 1976 with a degree in Immunology/Bacteriology. She went on to obtain a teaching credential and taught high school biology and French for six years before attending and graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Over the next 23 years she maintained a thriving human chiropractic practice, first in Point Reyes Station and subsequently in Albany, California.
Her lifelong interest in and love of animals led her to become nationally certified in animal chiropractic nine years ago. She is now employed at six small animal veterinary clinics in the Bay Area, all of which specialize in holistic and alternative veterinary care. She also works on horses in conjunction with numerous equine veterinarians. In addition to traditional chiropractic techniques, she specializes in cranio-sacral and trigger point therapies, which have proven to be extremely effective in treating animals. She enjoys collaborating with all the wonderful East San Rafael veterinarians to offer complete holistic care.
Heather Heitz grew up in Sonoma County, California. She came to us in 2006 shortly after she moved back to California from Arizona. Her love of science and medicine was steering her towards a career in human medicine. She began working with us as she completed the pre-requisites needed to apply to RN programs and as our practice became larger she began to take on more responsibilities. Heather’s love for animals, medicine and management superseded her desire to become a human nurse. She changed her educational path and has been managing our growing veterinary hospital since 2010.
Heather now lives in Sonoma County with her husband and their son, their Labrador Retriever Buddy and his kitty Benny. In her free time, Heather enjoys being outside with her family running, cycling, swimming and sunbathing.
- Tammy Issacs, RVT
- Kari Freeland, RVT
- Francesca Bowker
- Kyle McAffee
- Erin Clark
- Aimee Guy
- Janet Hohn
- Maribel Martin
Front Office Staff
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- Amanda Eulano
- Aimee Guy
- Raquel Sosa
- Stephanie Jackson
- Katie Barth