Dr Christine Kim
Dr. Christine ( aka Sheltie Michael's mom ) is very happy to be the family veterinarian for your furry companions.
She graduated in 2008 and has been working in small animal practices since. She has solid experience in both South Korea and Canada including emergency hospitals. During over a decade of experience in small animal practices in Canada, she has spent many long hours to extend her medical skills.
After working on Vancouver Island for 3 years, she moved to North Vancouver and has been calling it her sweet home ever since. On her days off, she likes hiking with her furry boy Michael. She also likes spending time at a patio as well so don't be shy when you meet her outside.
As a general practitioner, she has kept up to date with advanced surgical and dental procedures to give her patients high quality care. But most importantly Christine is fun and easy to talk to with a sense of humor so you will feel at ease and free to discuss and issue that comes up.
Dr Natalia Osorio
We're very excited to announce WPVC is having a new doctor as your family veterinarian Dr Natalia Osorio .
She graduated in 2008 and has solid medical experience in both Brazil and Canada. After working in Port moody for 2 years, she moved to North Vancouver to join WPVC
and her old friend Dr Christine
She is interested in geriatric care and pain management.
Her passion with regards to pain management leads her currently to study veterinary acupuncture and chiropractic care to expend her skills to help her furry patients.
On her days off, she likes cleaning all the cat hairs from her cats named " Izzy and April " in her house but also likes cooking creative dishes.
Dr Lisa St Clair
We are pleased to announce a wonderful new addition to WPVC!
Dr. Lisa St. Clair brings a practical and compassionate approach, with vast experience in surgery and emergency medicine. She is a wonderful addition to our team and we can’t wait for you to meet her!
Dr. Lisa graduated from the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After graduation, she worked in a variety of clinics working overnights and honing her skills in surgery and emergency medicine. Prior to moving to Canada, she worked for 5 years at an emergency specialty practice where she worked directly with board-certified veterinary specialists including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Dermatology, and Ophthalmology.
In 2017, Dr. Lisa moved to Canada from California to experience all that beautiful BC has to offer. She transitioned to general practice and has a special interest in surgery and dental.
Dr. Lisa now considers North Vancouver home where she lives with her very special cat, Dexter. On her days off you can find her outside taking advantage of BC’s amazing mountain biking, kitesurfing, and snowboarding.
Referral veterinary specialist
( Ultrasound/ Radiology )
Dr Janet Nieckarz-Loeven
Dr. Janet Nieckarz-Loeven earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1997. After graduation she completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery, followed by a 3 year residency in radiology at the University of Tennessee. In 2001, she became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and has been providing board certified radiology and ultrasound services to the Vancouver area since 2001.
Dr. Nieckarz-Loeven was on staff at a local speciality hospital from
2001-2007, and has been providing in house/mobile ultrasounds to the lower mainland since 2004. Dr. Nieckarz-Loeven is skilled in all aspects of Veterinary Radiology-- ultrasound, CT, MRI, radiographic interpretation, and nuclear medicine. Her primary interests are in performing and interpreting ultrasound exams, performing ultrasound guided interventions (fine needle aspirates and biopsies), radiographic interpretation and working closely with referring
veterinarians to provide these additional diagnostics and consultations for advanced imaging procedures.
Dr. Janet is pleased to be a collaborative part of your pet’s health care team at Waterfront Park Veterinary Clinic.
Referral veterinary specialist
( Surgery )
Dr David Francis
Dr. David Francis earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine ( WCVM) in 1997.
After graduation he completed a one year internship in small animal medicine at the University of Tennessee from 2000 to 2001 , followed by a 3 year surgical residency at the University of Tennessee from 2002 to 2005.In 2006, he became the board certified veterinary surgeon and has been providing board certified surgery service since.
Dr David Francis is pleased to be a collaborative part of your pet's care team at the Waterfront park veterinary clinic.