Dr. Gayle R. Roberts Dr. Gayle Roberts graduated from Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights. She attended UC Davis for 8 years, earning her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science in 1976 and her DVM in 1980. Dr. Roberts has practiced in Orange County ever since. DVM, CVA Veterinarian/Owner Dr. Nessie Gann Dr. Gann grew up in Taiwan and moved to San Francisco at the age of 13. She obtained her Bachelor of Animal Science degree from UC Davis in 2016 and graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. Despite starting her career amidst a global pandemic, she is excited to join the wonderful team at Northwood Animal Hospital! Dr. Gann is very passionate about rabbit medicine as she was the president of Avian Exotic Medicine Club during her time at UC Davis. She is also Fear-Free Certified and takes pride in providing the best clinical experience for both the clients and the patients. In her spare time, she enjoys rock climbing and enjoying good food! DVM Liz Wagner Liz is our returning Hospital Manager. Liz has worked at Northwood Animal Hospital from April 2011-July 2017 and again starting May 2019. Liz loves working in the animal field because she gets to dedicate her life to helping animals and their people every day. Liz’s hobbies include cooking and spending time with her family. Liz has two dogs, Cookie and Alfie. CVPM, PHRca-Hospital Manager Lacey Lacey has been at Northwood Animal Hospital since June 2014. Lacey has had a passion for animals as long as she can remember. She graduated from Heritage College's Veterinary Technician Program in November 2016 and is a Registered Veterinary Technician.
Lacey has 2 fur babies at home: Link, a 7 year old rescue chiweenie and Jax, a 3 year old Persian guinea pig. Registered Veterinary Technician, Supervisor Cindy Cindy was born in Youngstown, Ohio and moved to the Orange County area in 1988. She received her RVT license in December of 2009, and has worked at Northwood Animal Hospital for 24 years. She is passionate about assisting clients and their pets in maintaining optimal healthcare, and loves the positive working environment Northwood has to offer.
In her spare time, Cindy enjoys horseback riding, bike riding, and going to off road races several times throughout the year. Northwood Animal Hospital is thankful to have Cindy as a part of our team, and appreciates her dedication to clients and their pets for the past 24 years! Registered Veterinary Technician Danica Danica has been a part of the Northwood Team since May 2018. Stay tuned for Danica’s full bio! Registered Veterinary Technician Krystina Krystina has been a part of the Northwood Team since February 2019. Stay tuned for Krystina’s full bio! Registered Veterinary Technician Lisa Lisa has been a part of the Northwood Team since she came back in 2015. Stay tuned for Lisa’s full bio! Veterinary Assistant Kristy Kristy has been a part of the Northwood Team since May 2002. Stay tuned for Kristy’s full bio! Registered Veterinary Technician Saori Saori was born in Japan, and moved to California with her family thirteen years ago.
Saori began working at Northwood Animal Hospital in 2007 as a kennel attendant, and since then, has moved into the position of a veterinary assistant. Saori loves working here because of the fun, kind, and caring doctors and staff, as well as the warm atmosphere!
She has a wonderful animal family, which consists of their a Maltese/Poodle mix-"Kirby", and Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mix-"Ricky"!
Northwood Animal Hospital is so grateful to have Saori as a part of our team. Everyday she brings a positive attitude, and an incredible work ethic, which is very much appreciated by her fellow staff members. Veterinary Assistant Madison Madison began working at Northwood Animal Hospital November 2017. Madison loves to work with animals and is studying to become a veterinarian herself. She is the owner to Batman, an all Black German Shepherd, Robin, a Black Pit Mix, and Miranda, a Domestic Short Hair Black cat. In her off time Madison loves going to the gym and considers herself a health junkie. Veterinary Assistant Anjelica Anjelica has been a part of the Northwood Team since November 2019. Stay tuned for Anjelica’s full bio! Kennel Attendant Dustin Dustin has been part of the Northwood Team since his return in February 2020. Stay tuned for Dustin’s full bio! Kennel Attendant Maria Maria has been at Northwood Animal Hospital since February 2019. She loves working with animals. Maria has a two year old Chihuahua, Rambo, and a poodle mix, $hado. In her spare time Maria enjoys playing guitar, attending concerts, and stargazing. Client Service Representative Steve Walker Bio Coming Soon! Bio Coming Soon!