Dr. Carmen Chan

BSc, BVSc (Hons)

CLINIC OWNER
PRINCIPAL VETERINARIAN
Originally from Vancouver, Dr. Carmen Chan is Fluent in Cantonese and English.  She travelled to Australia to attend veterinary school after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology at the University of British Columbia.  She completed her veterinary degree, graduating with honours, at the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009 and upon graduation travelled to California where she worked in a cardiology specialist hospital.

Carmen then returned to Australia to spend some time working in a large welfare animal hospital in the heart of Melbourne before joining a private small animal practice for the next 4 years.

 

In 2014, Carmen returned to Vancouver with her husband Rhys along with their 2 dogs, an English Staffy named Andreaus and a Jack Russell Terrier named Antonio, in order to be closer to family and friends. After working at Tsawwassen Animal Hospital for a short period of time, she joined forces with her husband to take over ownership of Point Grey Veterinary Hospital in 2015.

 

Some of Carmen’s main areas of interest include preventive medicine, senior health care, dental health, cardiology and surgery.  She is dedicated to providing the very best veterinary care and believes in working closely with clients in order to create treatment plans that best suit the needs of each individual client and their pets. Being the principal veterinarian at Point Grey Veterinary Hospital, it is Carmen’s goal to build strong relationships with her clients and to provide consistency in the care of their furry friends. Carmen is looking forward to meeting everyone and welcomes all questions or concerns you may have.

Dr. John Clark

BSc, DVM

VETERINARIAN 

From an early age it was clear to me that whatever my career path was, it had to  involve working with animals. Initially I trained as a Marine Biologist, however after a few years, I knew that working with animals that were loved family members was more in line with my ethos and appreciation of other living beings.

 

After completing a B.Sc. at University of Victoria and working as a contract biologist for a couple of years, I was accepted into Western College of Veterinary Medicine and completed my DVM degree in 1991. I worked my first 10 yrs as a vet in Parksville, BC before moving to the bright lights of Vancouver, where  I live with my daughter Ella, son Jack.and our two pooches Jake and Riley. The last 13 years I was an owner of Granville Island Veterinary Hospital,  leaving my position as President and Managing Partner in  2015.

 

I was impressed with the team at Point Grey and truly believe in their philosophy of quality medicine and client education.  Dr. Chan's sincerity, compassion, and dedication  were  major reasons I was happy to join her team. It is exciting to be joining Point Grey Animal Hospital at this stage of my career and my affinity for challenging soft tissue surgery will be a good addition to the team, I believe. 

I feel blessed to have a career that allows me to connect with wonderful people and their pets on such an intimate level.  As vets, we have the the privilege of dealing with a special subset of people – those who love their animals!

 

I look forward to meeting you and your  furry family members soon.

 

Dr. Doris Leung

BSc, DVM,  MPH

VETERINARIAN 

Dr. Doris Leung graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2014, and moved to Vancouver in 2016 to complete her Masters in Public Health at the University of British Columbia. Her interests are in animal welfare and pain management, veterinary public health, soft tissue surgery and veterinary outreach. Dr. Leung is an avid volunteer. She is the regional director of Community Veterinary Outreach, an organization that provides probono veterinary care to marginalized communities in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. She is also an elected council member of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia. Recently, she started volunteering with Yarrow Intergenerational Society, providing outreach to vulnerably-housed Chinese seniors in Vancouver's Chinatown. Dr. Leung's hobbies include embroidery, rock climbing, and hiking. She lives in Vancouver with her Shepherd/Collie cross, Mukwa and SPCA-rescued DSH, Midna. Dr. Leung speaks Cantonese fluently.

VETERINARIAN 

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Point Grey

Veterinary Hospital

Hours

Address: 4362 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6R 2H7  

Call Us: 604-228-9633

Fax: 604-228-1655

Mon-Sat 8:30am - 5:30pm

Sun: Closed 

We still believe in work life balance.  We try to ensure our staff are happy, well rested and able to spend quality time with their friends and family which is why every Sunday is family day.

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In the event of an Emergency that occurs after hours, please contact

Canada West Veterinary Specialist and 24/7 Emergency at 604.473.4882. Located at 1988 Kootenay Street in Vancouver or if distance is an issue, you may try Vancouver Animal Emergency Clinic at 604.879.ERER(3737). They are located at 2303 Alberta Street in Vancouver.

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