Staff

Meet the staff of the Menifee Animal Hospital…

 DOCTORS

Dr. Courtney DiMeglioDr. Courtney DiMeglio

Dr. DiMeglio earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of California, Riverside in 2000. She then went on to study abroad in Scotland at the University of Glasgow Veterinary School before returning to Iowa State University where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2006. She has a special interest in Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, and Internal Medicine. For the past seven years she has practiced emergency medicine and critical care at the Emergency Pet Clinic in Temecula where she also served as the Medical Director. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.

Dr. DiMeglio enjoys spending time with her husband, rambunctious 2 year old son and newborn baby girl. They share their home with 2 Bloodhounds, a French Bulldog, 5 donkeys, 5 goats, a potbellied pig and over two dozen peacocks. All of their pets are rescues. Her hobbies include training bloodhounds for law enforcement use, practicing classical ballet and traveling.

Dr. Valerie DaruDr. Valerie Daru

Dr. Valerie Daru grew up in Sacramento, CA and earned her Bachelor of Animal Science degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2009. During her time at Cal Poly she studied abroad in Sydney, Australia and decided she wanted to go to veterinary school overseas. She graduated from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School in Scotland in 2014. While she was living in Scotland she traveled all over Europe and the UK and went back to Australia for a summer externship at Australia Zoo’s Wildlife Hospital. She has a special interest in oncology and neurology as well as ultrasonography.

After receiving her degree, Dr. Daru wanted to return home and be closer to her California family and friends. She currently lives in Fullerton with her Scottish boyfriend. In her free time she likes to travel, volunteer with the Humane Society, swim, dance and spend time with her rescue dog and 17 year old cat.

 

 PRACTICE MANAGER

Kara Street

Kara Street

 TECHNICIANS

Melissa Villegas

Melissa Villegas

Traci Michalke

Traci Michalke

Jillian Siedlitz

Jillian Siedlitz

Demitrius Sutton

Demitrius Sutton

Erica Prieto

Erica Prieto

Derrick Nonnemacher - Menifee Animal Hospital Staff Technician

Derrick Nonnemacher

Shanda Muniz, RVT - Menifee Animal Hospital Staff Technician

Shanda Muniz, RVT

Raelee Teague, RVT - Menifee Animal Hospital Staff Technician

Raelee Teague, RVT

 

 RECEPTIONISTS

Tawny Haller

Tawny Haller

Melissa Lamb - Menifee Animal Hospital Staff Receptionist

Melissa Lamb

Rosana Garcia

Rosana Garcia