La Mesa: Call us at 619 . 462 . 4800 | Directions

La Mesa - Pet Urgent Care: Call us at 619 . 670 . 0087 | Directions

South County: Call us at 619 . 591 . 4802 | Directions


We are proud of the doctors we have assembled to provide the highest level of care for you and your pet. Each member of our team has completed a rigorous academic program, including years of advanced study, in his or her area of expertise.



Cameron Mansoori

Practice Manager

Beth Thurman

Veterinarian Relations

Beth Thurman, a third-generation San Diego native, has been with PESC since 2002. Her knowledge of the community makes her the perfect person to handle our veterinarian relations.
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Debra Marshall

RVT, Specialty Services Manager

Debra Marshall graduated in 2001 from the Mesa College RVT program.
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Tiffany Setters

RVT, VTS (ECC, Emergency Services Manager

Tiffany Setters,  originally from Phoenix, Arizona and moved to San Diego in 2012.
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Avian + Exotic Medicine

Todd R. Cecil

DVM, DABVP-Avian, Cert AqV, Board Certified Avian Medicine Specialist Certified Aquatic Veterinarian

Prior to attending veterinary school, Dr. Cecil worked as a zookeeper at the San Francisco Zoological Society where he developed a keen interest in exotic species.
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Emergency Medicine

Monika Kaelble

DVM, DACVECC, Medical Director, Board Certified Emergency & Critical Care Specialist

Dr. Kaelble attended veterinary school at U.C. Davis. After graduation, she was selected for an internship at Purdue University.
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Nirit Rosenberg

VMD, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Rosenberg completed veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997.
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Melissa Cody

DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Cody was born and raised in Wisconsin. She attended undergraduate and veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Carrie Deaton originally grew up in Kentucky before heading to the nicer climate of San Diego in 2000.
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Erica Rodriguez

DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Rodriguez is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her veterinary training at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and moved to San Diego for an internship focusing on emergency medicine and critical care.
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Chris Micheletti

DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Micheletti grew up in San Diego, working at the San Diego Zoo through high school and college. He attended undergraduate and veterinary school at UC Davis.
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Megan Richman

DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Richman was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her undergraduate degree and was a college athlete at Claremont McKenna College.
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Amanda Campbell

DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Campbell was born and raised in San Diego where she worked as a veterinary technician and an immunology researcher prior to veterinary school.
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Anjali Shrestha

DVM, Emergency Clinician

Dr. Shrestha grew up in Orlando, Florida, and earned her DVM degree from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018.
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Melodie Messer

DVM, Emergency Clinician

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Internal Medicine


VMD, DACVIM, Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr. Chisholm earned her veterinary degree from University of Pennsylvania and her residency in Internal Medicine from Auburn University.
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MS, DVM, DACVS, Board Certified Surgical Specialist

Dr. Serdy is a native Australian receiving his veterinary degree with first class honors from the University of Sydney in 1992.
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Sarah Vidal

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Sarah Vidal obtained her veterinary degree from The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
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Contact Us

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center

La Mesa

5232 Jackson Drive, Suite 105 Jackson Square Center La Mesa, CA 91942

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

South County

885 Canarios Court, Suite 108 Chula Vista, CA 91910

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Pet Urgent Care in La Mesa

5200 Jackson Drive La Mesa, CA 91942

Hours: 10 AM - 8 PM, Wednesday through Saturday