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 pet.

Man and woman with Pug
  • Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Jennifer Stammberger RVT

    Jennifer Stammberger, RVT

    Hospital Manager

    Jennifer was born in Nurnberg Germany and moved to Southern California when she was 5. She now lives in San Francisco with her 7 year old Jack Russell mix Puppers and 7 year old Domestic Long Haired cat Missy. Growing up, Jennifer had a variety of pets such as turtles, hamsters, birds and many more. At a young age, she knew she wanted to someday turn her passion for animals into a career. She graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Carrington College in 2013 and shortly after obtained her RVT license. In the field, she has developed an interest in cardiology and emergency medicine. 

    When she is not working, she enjoys fitness, cooking, hiking, movies, music festivals and traveling. 

  • Dr. Cheri Yuen

    Dr. Cheri Yuen, D.V.M.


    Dr. Cheri Yuen, grew up in San Francisco, and knew that she wanted to be a veterinarian from a young age. She volunteered at her local veterinary clinic/animal shelter throughout high school, and worked as both a veterinary technician and barn tour guide, during college. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, from the University of California, Davis, in 2006 and began veterinary school immediately following. Dr. Yuen graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, in 2010, with an emphasis in Small Animal Medicine. Professionally, she enjoys the variety of general practice, but also has an interest in Neurology and Dermatology. 
    Her personal interests include attempting to bake, rollerblading, rubber stamp collecting, and taking her Catahoula cross, Dallas, on long walks on the beach. 
  • Dr. Shirley Yang

    Dr. Shirley Yang, D.V.M.


    Dr. Shirley Yang was born in the small town of Ukiah, CA, moved to the East Bay Area at a young age and currently lives in San Francisco. She attended college at UC Davis with a B.S. in Animal Science, after which she ventured to St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies for veterinary school and completed her clinical training at Cornell University. After experiencing the many different areas of veterinary medicine, she found her real passion in the diversity of general practice. 


    During her spare time, she enjoys the great outdoors and sunlight, beaches, hiking, running, fishing with her grandfather, yoga, cooking, eating a ton of desserts, comedy shows, and spending quality time with family and friends.

  • Dr. Virginia Butler D.V.M


    Dr. Virginia Butler is originally from the east coast of the United States, growing up in Tampa, Florida, attending Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and then practicing commercial real estate finance law in New York City after attending Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee.   It was after she got her dog Neo, a pug/beagle mix, that her passion for animals was reignited and that she decided to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. Dr. Butler always thought she might be a Californian at heart and was extremely excited to be accepted to UC Davis for veterinary school, where she received her DVM degree.   While she tried to stay open minded to the array of species that veterinary medicine offered, she knew in her heart that working with companion animals and helping to strengthen and preserve the bond between her clients and patients was her calling.  Dr. Butler is very excited to have recently joined the staff of Oceana Pet Hospital. 

    In her spare time, Dr. Butler enjoys exploring San Francisco and the beautiful California coast.  She lives in San Francisco with her dog, Neo.

  • Dr. Afsaneh Raoufinia

    Dr. Afsaneh Raoufinia, D.V.M. Ph.D.


    Dr. Nia, as all her staff and clients call her, obtained her DVM degree in 1986, and Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology in 1992 from Tehran University. After participating in a research program in Colorado State University, she received her veterinary accreditation from Tuskegee University in Alabama. She has many years of experience in regular and emergency animal hospitals in Nevada and California. She was also the co-owner of the only 24-hour animal hospital in Las Vegas for 3 years.
    Dr. Nia completed her acupuncture course in International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). She has added alternative complementary medicine to her list of services.

    She enjoys hiking, painting, and watching movies in her free time.
  • 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. 
  • 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.