Staff Members


Dr. Brian Golden
Dr. Golden grew up on the East Coast. He is retired from the U.S. Navy as QMC. Dr. Golden graduated as a D.V.M. from Colorado State University after which, in 1975 he opened Lake Murray Village Veterinary Clinic in La Mesa. Dr. Golden also serves as a consulting veterinarian at Sea World.

Maura Bowers
Office Manager/Veterinary Technician
Maura is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University. She has worked in the veterinary field for 9 years in Los Angeles and San Diego. Maura has two furry, four-legged friends - Shelley, a 7 year old Australian mix, and Zia, a 10 month old Australian Shepard mix. In her leisure time, Maura enjoys hiking, roller blading, and gardening in her turn-of-the century California Craftsman.

Katie Wiggins
Veterinary Technician
Katie is a native San Diegan, a UCSD Alumnus, and a recent graduate of the San Diego Mesa College Animal Health Technology Program. This is Katie's first job in a veterinary clinic. In addition to spending time with her five cats, she enjoys reading, cooking, watching movies and solving crossword puzzles.

Susan Tutter
Veterinary Technician
I graduated from S.U.N.Y., New Paltz with a B.S. in Visual Arts. I have over 6 years experience in the veterinary field working with small animals. I have two fantastic cats of my own named Shamus and Oba, and one day I look forward to having a house with land so I can adopt many more pets.

Pam Cook
Veterinary Technician
I have been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 1996 and in the veterinary field since 1989. I enjoy camping and hiking.

Sue Grant-Lee
Veterinary Technician
To follow.

Renee Romo
Veterinary Technician
I recently graduated from San Diego State University where I received my B.S. in Community Health Education. I have three cats who live with my mom in my hometown of Tulare, Ca.