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. Kath Sang
DR KATH SANG, BSc Hons, PhD, BVM&S
Dr Kath Sang graduated from her hometown of Edinburgh with a BSc in Biology in 1991, then went
on to complete a PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Cambridge, UK.
After working as a postdoctoral associate and in the pharmaceutical industry, she pursued her long-held dream of becoming a veterinarian, graduating from the Royal School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh
University in 2007.
Since moving to Vancouver in 2009, Dr Sang has worked as a general practitioner in several
veterinary clinics in Langley, Surrey, Vancouver, and the North Shore.
Her aim is to put pets’ needs
first while providing the highest standard of care in a relaxed and friendly setting. Her passions
include internal medicine, preventive health care and dermatology. In her spare time, she enjoys
running, biking, skiing, and hiking, and spending time with her husband and two sons.
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.