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  • Ed Hsu, VMD

    The Honolulu Pet Clinic welcomes Dr. Ed Hsu. Dr. Hsu is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and also earned a M.P.H from the School of Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles with a concentration on Tropical & Infectious Diseases & Parasitology.

  • Melanie Pearson, DVM

    Dr. Pearson was born and raised in Kailua and graduated from Punahou. She attended Boston College where she received her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology, as well as pole vaulted for the BC Eagles Track team. She then went on to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she received her DVM, and spent her clinical year at Louisiana State University. She worked in California as a general practitioner and in Arizona as an emergency veterinarian before returning home. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association (HVMA). On her free time Dr. Pearson enjoys exploring the outdoors while going camping, hiking, and paddle boarding with her Chocolate Labs, Twix and Nestle.

  • Yarnell Spencer

    Yarnell started her career in the veterinary field in 2005. Originally she applied for a vet tech position, but was asked to start as a customer service representative since she had prior receptionist experience in a human urgent care facility. After 2 years of mastering the art of multi tasking under pressure, while still promoting exceptional customer service, her drive & passion to work more closely with the animals got her cross- trained to finally become a tech. In 2014, Yarnell joined The Honolulu Pet Clinic. Here she continues to use her medical knowledge in wellness visits, surgery, ICU, & emergency critical care. She loves sharing her experiences with her new team members in order to provide patients with compassionate quality care. Creating new bonds with clients and their furry companions has kept her in this career for all these years!

  • Bryanna Fissori

    Bryanna is a mainland transplant originally from a small dairy farm in Northern California. Her career in veterinary medicine began in 2004 to fulfill an internship requirement to obtain an undergraduate degree in Agriculture Business from California State Univeristy in Chico. She has continued in the field providing care for animals across a number of states in both day and emergency hospitals, making her a well-rounded technician. Bryanna recently completed her law degree and also competes as a Mixed Martial Artist (Cage Fighter) specializing in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She is also a part-time combat sports journalist.

  • Kelsie Cornelio

    Kelsie started working in the veterinary field after graduating from high school in 2010. Prior to being employed at The Honolulu Pet Clinic she worked in a multi-doctor practice that specialized in emergency care. She trained new technicians to do blood draws, run blood tests, assist in exam rooms and pharmacy, and to provide quality patient care. While employed at The Honolulu Pet Clinic, Kelsie does outpatient duties, kennel, ICU and assists in surgery. She has two dachshunds and a Rottweiler who all love to go swimming and hiking with her. She tried leaving veterinary care with a stint at the US Postal Service two years ago but her love for animals drew her back into this field. Kelsie loves riding her motorcycle, eating pizza, riding horses and traveling to new places!

  • Patty Yamashita

    Patty has been manning the front-lines at HPC for nearly half her life. As a receptionist, she has mastered the multi-phone juggle, while still providing excellent care and attention to each customer’s needs. In her tenure at the clinic, Patty has collected countless stories of adventures in veterinary reception, each one of them sure to make you laugh until your stomach hurts. Her ability to remain composed and find the humor in any situation is a real blessing to the team. In her spare time she often lifts weights, though carrying her three French bulldogs around like footballs under her arms is quite a workout in itself!

  • Christina Sheehan

    Christina was born & raised in Honolulu, and as an “island girl”, she loves body boarding, nature and of course, animals. She began her career with The Honolulu Pet Clinic in 2002 and since that date has progressed to Veterinary Manager. Her responsibilities are many as she oversees worker safety, care of hospitalized and boarding animals, cleanliness of clinic, inventory, and employee relations. She loves her job because she has had the opportunity to watch puppies and kittens grow to be healthy senior pets and because of the great services The Honolulu Pet Clinic provides to its clients.

  • Karine Egami

    Karine has been a familiar, welcoming face at The Honolulu Pet Clinic since 1996. She has been manning the front desk as a receptionist helping both clients and patients during routine visits, as well as in times of emergencies. Karine enjoys taking the time to provide personal attention to clients by answering their questions, addressing their concerns and ensuring that clients leave the clinic satisfied with services and products.

  • Amanda Brown

    Amanda was born and raised in a small town on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Growing up she would pet-sit for friends and family and worked at a local animal hospital as a kennel hand during high school. After graduating, her lifelong love for animals led her to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Science at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). While in college she worked in Medical Records at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship in wildlife rehabilitation. Following graduation she moved to Tennessee and started working as a veterinary technician. Amanda and her fiancé, Kevin, recently moved to Oahu with their beloved cat, Felix, in tow. Here at The Honolulu Pet Clinic, Amanda enjoys doing outpatient and inpatient care, ICU, emergencies, and assisting in surgery/dentals. She is a huge advocate for animal wellness, oral health, and proper weight management; with a particular passion for small mammals, wildlife, and house rabbits.

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