Oceana Pet Hospital

Oceana Pet Hospital is a full-service veterinary AAHA accredited medical facility, located in Pacifica, CA. The professional and courteous staff at Oceana Pet Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Oceana Pet Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Pacifica and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Oceana Pet Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished companion.

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  • Monday - Friday hours: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
  • Saturday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Dr. Angela Nguyen, D.V.M.


    Dr. Angela Nguyen is a Bay Area native and has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2014. She received a Bachelor's degree in Biology at University of California Irvine. She then studied veterinary medicine at Ross University and completed her clinical training at Colorado State University. Dr. Nguyen's clinical focuses include medical and surgical treatment for cats and dogs. Outside of work, she enjoys rock climbing, cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends,  family, and her dog, Lexi.
  • Dr. Isaac Jeon, D.V.M.


    Dr. Isaac Jeon, originally from Vancouver, Canada, was adamant on becoming a veterinarian since he was young. He completed his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at University of British Columbia in Canada, continued his studies in veterinary medicine at Ross University in St. Kitts, West Indies, then completed his clinical training at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. While working at an animal shelter, he developed interests in surgery. He is a proponent of preventive medicine and enjoys discussing with owners the importance of proactive care. Some of his favorite hobbies include soccer, snowboarding, snorkeling, and drinking beer/coffee around good company. His favorite spot? Twin Peaks!
  • Dr. Claire Butkus, D.V.M., M.P.V.M.


    Dr. Claire Butkus grew up outside of Chicago, Illinois and completed her undergraduate and veterinary degree at the University of Illinois. After graduation, she moved to southern California to complete a one-year internship in small animal and exotic pet medicine at Conejo Valley Vet Hospital. Having a passion for conservation and research, the following year she completed a masters of preventative veterinary medicine (MPVM) at UC Davis where she researched how to improve the standard of burn care for wildlife affected by wildfires. Hoping to gain more experience with an array of species and conservation, she completed a second clinical internship at the Wildlife Center of Virginia and became a certified wildlife rehabilitator (CWR) in 2020. Dr. Butkus is excited to move back to California and feels very fortunate to join the OPH team and treat the community’s pets (furry, feathered, and scaly)! In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, yoga, and gardening. 

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    Dr. Valerie Rose, D.V.M.


    Dr. Valerie Rose is originally from the Los Angeles area, where she worked in veterinary medicine for over 6 years before pursuing her degree at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating in 2015, she moved back to California and settled in the Bay Area. She has worked with a variety of animals, from birds to horses and even sharks, but her real passion is for feline medicine and all things cat related. She has received additional training on low stress handling in order to help her patients feel as comfortable as possible during their visits. In her free time she enjoys playing video games, going out to brunch, and taking cat naps.
  • Dr. Sean Wells
    Dr. Sean Wells, D.V.M., ACVS
    Board Certified Diplomate Surgeon 

    Dr. Wells is now available for specialty surgeries. Dr. Wells surgical interests include orthopedic and oncologic surgery with a special interest in minimally invasive techniques (arthoscopy/laparoscopy/thoracoscopy), Joint replacement and reconstructive procedures. His research focused on peri-operative analgesia as well as oncologic staging techniques. His veterinary education includes: DVM graduation from UC David, and Board Certification- Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons. 
    Dr. Sean Wells is available, on a referral basis, to perform orthopedic, neurologic, and soft tissue/oncologic surgeries at Oceana Pet Hospital. Sean grew up in the mountains northeast of Ojai, California.

    He enjoys surfing, hockey, snowboarding, and any activity involving the water. At home he enjoys cooking, home-brewing beer, and relaxing with his cats. 
  • Dr. Omid Tabatabai

    Dr. Omid Tabatabai, D.V.M.


    Dr. Tabai earned his DVM degree in 1989 from Tehran University. He received his veterinary accreditation from Alabama. Dr. Tabai was the primary owner of a 24-hour emergency animal hospital in Las Vegas for years. He has brought his years of experience in emergency training and volunteering in rescue groups and animal shelters to Oceana Pet Hospital. He has been licensed in Washington, Nevada and California. Dr. Tabai is certified through Vet-Stem to perform Stem Cell therapy.

    He likes to play chess and to travel in his spare time.