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Craig Maretzki, VMD, DACVIM

CRAIG MARETZKI, VMD, DACVIM
Internal Medicine

Dr. Maretzki, originally from the Aloha state, attained his undergraduate degree from Penn State and veterinary doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. After graduation, Dr. Maretzki completed a small animal internship at the University of Georgia followed by a rigorous 3-year internal medicine residency at the University of California, Davis. In 1995, he became a Diplomate in the American College Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).

In 1997 Dr. Maretzki returned to Northern California where he has since worked as a clinical consultant and veterinary internist. He is excited to be part of the founding medical team at San Francisco Animal Medical Center. As a veterinary internist, Dr. Maretzki has extensive expertise and experience in non-invasive and minimally invasive diagnostics including ultrasound imaging and endoscopy. His practice entails diagnosis and treatment of complex internal medicine cases from the acute, critical/hospitalized period to the chronic and ongoing stages. In his spare time, Dr. Maretzki enjoys spending time with his family and pets.

Winnie Ybarra, DVM, DACVIM

WINNIE YBARRA, DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine

Dr. Ybarra, a San Francisco native, attained her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis. Upon graduation in 2008, she went on to complete a prestigious medical and surgical internship at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She then returned to the Bay Area and worked as an emergency and shelter veterinarian before returning to UC Davis to complete a 3-year residency in small animal internal medicine. In 2013, she became a Diplomate in the American College Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).

Since then, Dr. Ybarra has worked in private clinical practice in the Bay Area before joining the founding medical team at the San Francisco Animal Medical Center. As a veterinary internist, Dr. Ybarra’s practice focuses on diagnosis and treatment of complex and critically ill cases. Specifically, her research publications have focused on canine urinary stones, feline airway disease, and urinary tract infections. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering for local animal rescue organizations.

Margo Mehl, DVM, DACVS

MARGO MEHL, DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery

Dr. Mehl graduated from Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. Upon graduation, she proceeded to a rotating internship at Colorado State University, School of Veterinary Medicine followed by a 3-year small animal surgical residency at the University of California, Davis. In 2004, she became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (DACVS).

After her residency, Dr. Mehl did a fellowship in renal transplantation and vascular surgery at UC Davis and then joined the faculty in the Small Animal Surgery department, where she trained students and residents until 2008. In 2008, she left her tenure track faculty position and worked in a specialty hospital in San Francisco for 13 years. After several years in private clinical practices throughout the Bay Area , Dr. Mehl joined the founding medical team at San Francisco Animal Medical Center. As a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Mehl’s practice focuses on complex, non-routine orthopedic and soft tissue procedures. Outside of work she enjoys mountain biking with her son, rock climbing, and spending time with friends.

Dan Polidoro, DVM, DACVS-SA

DAN POLIDORO, DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery

Dr. Polidoro graduated from Connecticut College with a Bachelor's degree in Zoology in 1990 and from the University of California, Davis with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Post graduation, he completed a 1-year internship at California Animal Hospital, Department of Surgery in Los Angeles. Upon completion, he returned to San Francisco and worked in general practice for a year. This was followed by a role as a Senior Scientist at a Bay Area multinational healthcare company, Baxter Healthcare, in the Biosurgery Division. There he worked with a team of scientists to develop innovative biomaterial-based medical devices for use in human and companion animal surgery. He then pursued a 3-year residency in small animal surgery at the Animal Surgical and Emergency Center in Los Angeles where he continued his practice as a small animal surgeon for eleven years. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal (DACVS-SA) in 2013.

In 2017, Dr. Polidoro returned to specialty practice in Northern California and has practiced surgery in the San Francisco Bay Area since. He is a founding member of the medical team at San Francisco Animal Medical Center. As a board-certified surgeon, Dr. Polidoro’s practice focuses on complex, non-routine orthopedic and soft tissue procedures. Outside of work he enjoys local hiking, attending the theater and spending time with his husband, two Standard Poodles (Elphaba and Chino) and his tuxedo cat (Roy).

Emily Wong, DVM

EMILY WONG, DVM
Emergency / Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Wong, a San Francisco native, graduated from the University of California, Davis with her Bachelor's degree in animal science in 2001 followed by her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Upon graduation, she completed a 1-year small animal internship, focused primarily on emergency medicine, at South Paws Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Care in Fairfax, Virginia.

In 2007, she returned to UC Davis as a full-time faculty emergency veterinarian prior to returning to San Francisco in 2008. Since then, her clinical practice has focused solely on emergency and critical care. She is a member of the founding medical team at San Francisco Animal Medical Center. Outside her work, Dr. Wong enjoys being active outdoors and in the community. She helped create and sat on the board of a nonprofit called San Francisco Aid for Animals.

Emily Adamson, DVM

EMILY ADAMSON, DVM
General Practice

Dr. Adamson, originally from San Diego, received her Bachelor's degree in Marine Biology from UCLA in 2007. After working as a zookeeper and wildlife educator for 2 years, she returned back to school to attain her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013.

Upon graduation, Dr. Adamson completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists. She has worked as a veterinarian in San Francisco since then. Outside of work, Dr. Adamson enjoys hiking with her dog, snowboarding in Tahoe, traveling, and exploring the city with friends.

Audrey Buatois, DVM

AUDREY BUATOIS, DVM
General Practice

Dr. Buatois, born in France but raised in Los Altos, received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Washington University in 2014. She then returned to California where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the UC Davis College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018.

Upon graduation, Dr. Buatois completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center. Since then, she has enjoyed practicing as a small animal general practitioner in San Francisco.

Kathleen Gervais, DVM

KATHLEEN GERVAIS, DVM
General Practice

Dr. Gervais graduated from the University of California, Davis with her Bachelor's and Master’s degrees. Upon graduation, she attended the University of Minnesota Veterinary School where she graduated with her veterinary doctorate in 1989.

After veterinary school, Dr. Gervais worked as a large animal extern in New Zealand followed by two years as an associate in the Sierra Foothills. In 1991, Dr. Gervais returned to the Bay Area where she has enjoyed practicing as a veterinarian in San Francisco since. In her spare time, she enjoys wildlife photography, traveling, hiking, and cycling.

Anne Macfarlane, DVM

ANNE MACFARLANE, DVM
General Practice

Dr. MacFarlane, a Michigan native, received her Bachelor’s and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degrees from Michigan State University.

Upon graduation, she headed south to Atlanta where she practiced as a small animal veterinarian for 11 years. In July of 2006, she relocated to the Bay Area where she has enjoyed practicing as a veterinarian since. She enjoys the variety of general practice, but has special interest in dermatology and behavioral medicine. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, photography, and yoga.

Layton Reid, DVM

LAYTON REID, DVM
General Practice

Dr. Reid, raised on a cattle farm in rural Nova Scotia, attended the University of New Brunswick and graduated with a degree in Biology in 2001. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Prince Edward Island- Atlantic Veterinary College in 2005.

Upon graduation, Dr. Reid relocated to Southern California where he practiced general and emergency medicine. In 2015, he moved to the Bay Area and has enjoyed practicing in San Francisco since then.

Evan Hendrickson, RVT, CVPM

EVAN HENDRICKSON, RVT, CVPM
Hospital Manager

Evan, a Bay Area native, grew up in Castro Valley. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. While a student, he worked at the Veterinary Medical Center in Atascadero, CA. Upon graduating, he was promoted to Technician Supervisor and shortly thereafter to Director of Medical Services. He became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2014 and Certified Veterinary Practice Manager 2021.

Evan has managed multiple specialty veterinary practices and teams throughout San Francisco, Sonoma, and Alameda counties over his 15+ year career. He is excited to join and lead the passionate and skilled doctors, technicians, and customer service team members at San Francisco Animal Medical Center. In his free time, Evan enjoys hiking with his dog (Frannie), spending time with his husband Patrick, baking, camping/backpacking, and swimming.