Our Team

Dr. Jae Yu

Veterinarian

Dr. Jae Yu has been a veterinarian with APC since August of 2017. She went to school for her veterinary degree at Ross University Veterinary School.

She started her career in the veterinary industry as a kennel assistant at a Banfield and eventually became a veterinary technician. She realized she wanted to do and know more, and this is what pushed her to apply to veterinary school. It was when she able to see that through her actions she could bring direct comfort and relief to pets and their owners, that she knew she was in the right industry.

Her professional interests lie with acupuncture, physical rehabilitation, and diabetes.

When she is not at the clinic, Jae Yu enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.

Dr. Carolyn Foster

Veterinarian

Dr. Foster graduated in 2008 from Western University of Health Sciences. Her interests include small animals and some exotics. Dr. Foster enjoys being a general practitioner because of the diverse cases, you get to see a little of everything. Dr. Foster has lived in the area since 1990 and has a son and daughter which keep her busy when not working. Pets in the Foster family include Mr. Bends, a cat, and Gumball the guinea pig.

Dr. Nicole Fitzgerald

Veterinarian

Nicole Fitzgerald grew up in Roseville and went to college at UC Santa Barbara followed by UC Davis Veterinary School. She enjoys educating clients on preventative care for their furry family members to ensure they live long healthy happy lives. Being a general practitioner allows her the joy of caring for pets spanning their entire lifetime with your family and seeing diverse cases from dermatology to internal medicine. She finds it very rewarding tailoring care for geriatric patients to improve their quality of life as they age. She moved to Cameron Park 4 years ago with her husband, their 2 children, and her mother all of which have enjoyed becoming a part of this great community. She has 2 cats Daisy and Missy and 2 dogs Teddy- Spaghetti and Ozzie that also fill her home with plenty of love and excitement. When not at the clinic she enjoys traveling with her family camping and fishing.

Dr. Lori Siemens

Veterinarian

  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine – University of California, Davis – 1992
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine – Michigan State University – 1992-1993
  • Residency in Veterinary Cardiology – University of California, Davis – 1993-1995
  • Board certified veterinary cardiologist – 1996
  • Self-employed veterinary cardiologist – 1997 to present

In addition to providing mobile cardiology services, Dr. Siemens was a consulting cardiologist for Guide Dogs for the Blind for over 10 years and screens breeding cats and dogs for heart disease at various health clinics and dog shows.

Dr. Jennifer Wang

Veterinarian

  • Education: Graduated form UC Berkeley with a BA in Anthropology and Integrative Biology. Graduated from Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, clinical year at University of Wisconsin, Madison. Internship and Residency at VCA Encina Veterinary Medical Center.
  • Professional Interests: Gastrointestinal disease, renal and liver disease.
  • Personal Interests: Hiking, mountain biking, cooking, and exploring the world.
  • Professional Organizations: AVMA, CCVMA

Veterinary medicine is a field that has always interested me. Even though it can be very challenging and complex, the ultimate reward is the satisfaction of helping the animals as well as their people.

Dr. Justin Uhl, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Veterinarian/Surgeon

Dr. Justin Uhl graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis in 2002. He went on to complete a Master’s Degree in comparative pathology with emphasis in bone biomechanics in 2008 and completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2010.

After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Uhl pursued a rotating internship followed by a surgery residency at the University of Minnesota. During his residency he served for two years as chief resident and sat on the medical review board at the hospital. He finished his residency in July of 2014 and worked in private practice in Sacramento before starting Summit Veterinary Surgery Service in May of 2018. Dr. Uhl is trained in orthopedic, neurologic, soft tissue and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Justin Uhl has multiple publications in bone plate research, bladder stone trends, temporal lobe epilepsy and osteosarcoma chemotherapy. He has also done research in the areas of interlocking nails and cranial cruciate ligament disease. He has spoken at many continuing education events and is a reviewer for the Veterinary Surgery journal and the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. He sits on the ACVS continuing education committee. He is a member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society and Veterinary Society of Surgical Onocology.

When not in the hospital Dr. Uhl enjoys spending time with his wife Tracy and daughters Haley and Madison. He also enjoys spending time running, biking, and swimming and has three dogs and one cat at home.

Dr. Terri Burley (retired)

Veterinarian

Dr. Burley is the previous owner of APC and has been with the clinic since November of 1990. She is a Navy Graduate and retired in California. She went to college at a local college and then to UC Davis to finish her undergrad and veterinary school. She worked in SoCal for 10 years and then moved away from smog to gold country.

Her desire from childhood was to be in the veterinary industry. Between pet sitting, farm work with research animals while working at a research facility, she knew this was the right place for her. Her favorite part about being in the veterinary industry is that veterinarians are the guardians of animals, as well as the animal’s unquestionable love.

She has 4 Great Danes, Rushmore, Franki, Orville and Natalie. She also co-owns many others as well. In her free time she does dog shows to ultimately have a home bred top 20 dog.

Celeste

Registered Veterinary Technician

Celeste has been a veterinary technician with Airport Veterinary Clinic since 1997. She graduated from Yuba College in 1996 and has been in the veterinary industry since 1994. Celeste has always loved animals and she considers them to be her passion – they make this world a better place to be in.

She knew that she was in the right profession the first time she was able to help an animal. Animals depend on us to take care of them, and she hopes that someday she can be as great as her dog thinks she is.

All of her pets have been rescues and have brought great joy to her and her family.

Being at Airport Pet Clinic for 22 years, her focus has always been on the animals, however she knows that the owners need help, too. She thinks that pet owners need help with being educated on how to properly care for their pets.

Allyn

Registered Veterinary Technician

Allyn has been with Airport Pet Clinic for 6 years and is currently a RVT at the clinic. She went to school at Foothill College in Los Altos, CA. Her career in the veterinary industry started in a small animal practice, and then moved into research for 10 years and then went back to a small animal clinic. She ended up at Airport Pet Clinic due to her wanting to move closer to the mountains.

She always felt like she knew that she would want to work with animals in some way. Vet Tech school was a good option at the time and ended up being a good choice for her. She knew that this was the profession for her when she realized the impact she could have on the health and well-being of patients.

When she’s not at the clinic, she can be found biking, skiing, cooking or gardening.

Manda

Registered Veterinary Technician

Manda started working with the clinic 3 years ago. She attended Foothill College and completed the veterinary technician program at that school, acquiring an associate’s degree.

She began working in the veterinary industry because of her love of animals. She also enjoys the challenge each day brings and being able to help the pets and their owners. She knew that she was in the right profession when she was volunteering at a shelter and realized how hard and emotional the job can be. People would come and work 4 hours and never come back, but she never wanted to quit.

Her furry family consists of 4 dogs: Gretschen, Penny-Lane, Fiona, and Matilda, 1 rabbit Fishwick, 1 snake named Charlie and a bunch of sheep and chickens.

In her free time, Manda enjoys spending time in her little farm and gardening.

Felisa “Flea” Bement

Hospital Director

Flea has been with Airport Pet Clinic since February of 2016 and started out in the Veterinary field in 2014 assisting doctors with appointments, monitoring surgeries and doing reception work. She was raised in Georgia where she rode horses and fished a lot with her dad. Flea is an avid animal lover and has always had an interest in the veterinary field growing up. She has always had a passion for helping others in need and loves the satisfaction she feels when a client is thankful for the services.

Flea’s family consists of her Bichon Frise Tuffy, Pit Bull Winifred, and Red Labrador Ruger. When she’s not at the clinic, Flea loves taking her dogs hiking, to the river, and also enjoys archery and snowboarding.

Ashley

Veterinary Assistant

Ashley is a veterinary assistant at Airport Pet Clinic. She completed an internship at Three Bell’s boarding horse ranch and El Dorado County Animal Shelter. She was originally drawn to the veterinary industry due to her passion in providing quality animal care as well as doing what is best for each and every animal.

Ashley aspires to learn dog grooming, as well as make her way to becoming a registered veterinary technician.

She has 2 dogs, Abby & Jazmine, as well as 2 cats, Dink & Tom.

When she’s not at the clinic Ashley enjoys practicing dog grooming and going to the lake.

Kaylie Rose

Kennel Assistant

Kaylie Rose joined the APC family in June of 2019 as a Kennel Assistant. She was born in the area and graduated from Union Mine High School.

She enjoys working with animals because their behavior is so fascinating. Animals don’t take their life serious and Kaylie Rose admires that. She knew that she was in the right industry when she began looking forward to going to work to see and help new dogs every day.

Kaylie Rose has a husky named Kane and has aspirations to become a dog trainer.

Victoria

Kennel Assistant

Victoria has been a Kennel Assistant with the clinic since February of 2019. She graduated from Vista Del Lago college and went to Folsom Lake from there.

She has always loved being around animals and all of their different personalities. She knew it was the right profession for her because of her love with animals and being able to help and care for them.

Her professional interests are horse training and barrel racing, as well as equine veterinary care and volunteering with All About Equine.

Her family consists of 22 pets at her house, 4 horses, 6 chickens, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 mini pigs, a goose and 4 birds.

Ivy

Receptionist

Ivy has been a receptionist with Airport Pet Clinic since November of 2018. She considers her experience with animals to be lifelong. She started when she was 1 or 2 years old, caring for her family’s farm animals while growing up in Sacramento.

She always knew that she had a passion for animals since she grew up taking care of small critters like rabbits and chickens. Her family always had a kitty running around as well.

Her favorite thing about working with animals is bonding with their personalities. She knew she was in the right field because she is always happy to get to work and have an opportunity to meet new fur-friends every day!

Ivy’s interest in animals doesn’t just end at the clinic’s doors, its what she loves in her personal life as well. She has aspirations to go to animal expos, specifically exotic expos where she can learn about animals people dont normally get to see every day. She also enjoys being outdoors in nature and experiencing new activities with her pets.

Her fur family consists of two dogs, Nelly & Sasha, her cat Leela, and two Guinea Pigs Jon Bon & Jovi.