William F. Carlsen, DVM
1976: BS in Microbiology, University of Florida
1981: DVM, University of Florida
1981-1982: Internship in medicine and surgery, Animal Medical Center, NY, NY
Dr. Carlsen has been practicing in Southern California since 1983, and established Carlsen Animal Hospital in 1990. His specialties include general medicine and surgery.
Kimberley Parkes Bhuta, DVM
1998: BS in Biology/Chemistry, University of South Dakota
2005: DVM, Kansas State University
2005-2006: Rotating internship Alameda East, Denver, Colorado
2006-2010: Residency Emergency and Critical Care, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Bhuta has been practicing in Southern California since completing residency in 2010, and with us at Carlsen Animal Hospital since spring 2014.
Jillian Cyrus, DVM
BS in Psychology, University of Washington
DVM, Washington State University
Dr. Cyrus has been practicing in Veterinary Medicine since 2011, and joined Carlsen Animal Hospital in April 2018. She is originally from the Pacific Northwest and grew up around many animals. When not taking care of animals, she enjoys hiking, traveling, gardening, and exploring her home of Los Angeles with her husband and dogs.
“I believe the bond we share with our pets positively impacts our lives and well-being. I enjoy being able to contribute to the health and care of other’s pets and help facilitate a happy life and home for pets and their owners.”
Yasmin Golshahi, DVM
BS in psychobiology, UCLA 2011
DVM, Western University of Health Sciences 2017
Growing up with a family of doctors she was surrounded by medicine and realized she could combine her love for animals with medicine, and decided from a very young age she wanted to become a veterinarian. She attended the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), where she studied Psychobiology. She graduated from UCLA with honors as a member of the National Leadership & Honors Organization Sigma Alpha Lambda. She then decided to stay in southern California and went on to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian at Western University of Health Sciences where she graduated as a member of the National Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine Society of Phi Zeta honors in 2017.
Dr. Golshahi’s hobbies include reading novels and cat behavior books, running, yoga, meditation, hiking, watching movies, traveling overseas, being with family and friends, and spending time with her cat Richard Parker.
Carlos is our lead veterinary technician and surgical technician. He has been with Carlsen Animal Hospital since November, 2000.
Emily works in different positions at CAH and has been with us since January 2017.
Assistant Manager/Lead CSR
Erin has been with Carlsen Animal Hospital since January, 2008.