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Meet Our Veterinary Team

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Cypress St. Animal Hospital. We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets.

Veterinary Team

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Dr. Bhatia


Dr. Bhatia graduated in 1986 from the College of Veterinary Medicine in PAU India. He immigrated to Canada in 1997 and completed the required examinations in 1999. With his expertise across different veterinary clinics in Alberta & Vancouver his unparalleled compassion for animals strived to open Cypress St. Animal Hospital in 2002. Dr. Bhatia is passionate about continuing education, each year he completes 50-70 hours of educational work. His professional interests include small animal internal medicine, Dermatology, emergency medicine, and critical care. Admired by the staff and clients of Cypress St. for his passion, care and concern for animals and their health, more than 20 years later he still set’s an example for those around him. The Mastered Administration of Dr. Tej Paul Bhatia has been rewarding him shining colors as Cypress Street Animal Hospital has been selected as the “Best Vet Clinic” (Georgia Straight) continuously since the last 5 years. He has also been voted as the “Best Veterinarian” in 2018 (Georgia Straight). In his spare time he loves watching sports like Cricket, Field hockey, Ice hockey. He is a keen follower of spirituality & has passionate devotion in religious themes.

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Dr. Martinez


Dr. Joseph Martinez grew up on a farm, and became a vegetarian, naturalist. He has a holistic-minded approach to healing and health. He is working with us as Lead Surgeon with his deep interest in Dental Surgeries, Exotic Pet Surgeries, Eye Surgeries & Internal medicine. His compassion are exotics and rabbits as well as holistic medicine. He is a reputed & respectable veterinarian who brings to our hospital 30 years of experience, including 10 years as the previous owner of Little paws animal clinic, Richmond. He is a valuable asset to our team and together we strive to be the best in the field. You will see him Tues & Sun at our practice.

Days of working :

◉ Sun 10am to 6pm

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Dr. Mandeep Sharma


Dr. Mandeep Sharma joined our practice in 2020. Dr. Sharma has a love for animals and being able to help them, which is what led her to the veterinary profession in the first place. She finds great satisfaction at her work and has a desire to learn more about the veterinary profession. She completed her Masters in Surgery in 2010 at GADVASU, India. She has a great interest in her field of Surgery & Internal Medicine.

Hours of working
Thurs, Fri, Sat – 9am – 5pm

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Dr. Amrit Gill 


Bio and Hours – Coming soon !

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Office Manager

Enthusiastic animal care professional who brings with her 6+ years of experience in managing various responsibilities in a fast-paced clinic.Takes on multiple simultaneous tasks with excellent time management abilities and resourceful approach. Organized and self-motivated. She has a little animal kingdom with 11 animals at home and loves spending time with them. She loves adventures and loves to go hiking.

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Clinic Manager

She is a highly enthusiastic client service professional with 20+ years of client interface experience. Well-versed in veterinary-specific products, services and consumer trends. Skilled in both individual and team roles, with expertise in training and mentoring the staff on company objectives. Patient and animal-loving Manager with strong love of animals takes exceptional care of all the pets. She is visionary and a one-point solution for everyone in whatever situation you are, just need to discuss with her and everything is sorted.

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Sonam Singh (On Maternity Leave)

Office Manager

Sonam Singh is the Office Manager for Cypress Street Animal Hospital and brings over 17 years of administrative experience in Office Management & Accounting.Cheerful and upbeat professional with a history of exceeding Customer service expectations. She assists in development and implementation of firm policies and procedures, manages and oversees the administration in guidance with the Clinic Manager. Calm and composed in stressful situations and capable of reducing customer dissatisfaction through acknowledgement, decisive communication and focused solutions.and has a fur baby named Ace.

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Vinav Bajaj

Vet Technician

Vinav is a passionate Veterinary Technician who has been treating all species of pets for more than 12 years. He brings in the expertise of comfortable assisting with medical procedures and treatments and has been performing surgeries individually as a veterinarian in India. He loves spending time and playing with Oscar.

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Arshdeep Dardi

Vet Technician

Arsh is responsible and compassionate Veterinary Technician with 4+ years of experience in an extremely fast-paced and busy veterinary clinic. He has efficiently mastered multiple medical and behavior techniques and assisted in various surgeries. He has got magical powers when it comes to anxious pets as they are so calm with him which makes him in demand by pet owners. He loves traveling and exploring the world, his favorite pastime is hiking mountains and his love for painting is astonishing as he is graced with creativity.



Vet Assistant

She is a solicitous and well-educated veterinary medicine professional with over 7 years of experience and strives to learn and get better. She has been working as a wildlife Veterinarian in a Conservation Institution in Bali, Indonesia and aims to be the Practice Veterinarian in the future. She brings in with her a plethora of knowledge as she is pursuing Diploma in Fish, wildlife and Recreation at BCIT and her love for animals is amazing. She is writing her exams to equal her skills of practice in Canada.

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Vet Assistant

He is an empathetic and dedicated Veterinary Assistant, experienced in performing preventative testing, monitoring animals progress in clinics and providing beneficial support to Veterinary Technicians. Possess extensive knowledge of Vet medicine, strong passion for animals and excellent communication skills.

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Receptionist & Event Manager

A highly motivated Receptionist & Event Manager who focuses on maintaining an emphasis on the highest quality of customer service.Focused and knowledgeable with a proven history of building strong rapport with pet owners to cultivate trust and satisfaction. Customer-oriented problem-solving abilities. Excellent listening and communication skills. Diverse background includes patient care, customer service, organizing events, training and supervision. Committed to quality and excellence. Her fur baby Rory will steal your heart when you meet her at the clinic.