Our Doctors

Clyde Pitts, DVM
 

Dr. Pitts has been the owner of Studio City Animal Hospital for over 50 years.

 

He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the UC Davis School Of Veterinary Medicine.  

 

Dr. Pitts has vast experience treating not only dogs and cats but also all kinds of exotic animals.

Polina Bazlova, DVM

Dr. Polina Bazlova was born in Latvia, a small country in Europe, and moved to the US when she was very young. She has been a Los Angeles resident ever since and is bilingual in both Russian and English. She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science with an emphasis in Avian Science from the University of California, Davis and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University. 

Prior to attending veterinary school, she worked as a positive reinforcement dog trainer and has a special interest in behavior as well as exotic pet medicine including birds and small exotic pets.

In her free time, Dr. Bazlova enjoys attending concerts, reading, and spending time with her dog, Xena and cockatiel, Kuzi.

Robert Fullington, DVM

Dr. Robert Fullington was born and raised in central California, where the closest "big city" was Bakersfield.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from UC Irvine.  He had his first exposure to veterinary medicine as an undergraduate, cleaning cages at a local Irvine animal hospital and later helping to treat hyperthyroid cats with radioactive iodine in a nuclear medicine lab

 

He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Fullington then moved to Philadelphia to complete a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.  Upon completion of his internship, Dr. Fullington fled the cold weather and returned to California.

 

He lives with his husband and myriad of animals including dogs, cats, fish, rabbits, and a tortoise.  His hobbies include crafty stuff, superhero nonsense, and fighting entropy around his house.

Mike McClenahan, DVM

Dr. Mike McClenahan was born and raised in a small Iowa town. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (Go Cyclones!).  He had lived in New York, Northern California and Florida before settling in Southern California.

 

He loves seeing your dogs and cats. He has a special interest in behavior medicine and will answer all your tricky training and behavior questions.

 

When not caring for your pets, he can be found racing in triathlons, running marathons and performing stand-up comedy.  

Kaylee Otterson, DVM
Dr Otterson has lived in Southern California for most of her life.  She received her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Cal Poly Pomona, where she also met her husband.  She then completed her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.
Dr Otterson enjoys seeing cats and dogs, as well as many exotics, especially small mammals (rabbits, guinea pigs, etc).  She will see your pet for wellness visits, or when they are feeling sick, and enjoys dentistry, internal medicine, and surgery.
Seema Singeetham, DVM

Dr. Seema Singeetham was born and raised in Diamond Bar, California with a dog, tortoise, and fish. She received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Medical Microbiology from the University of California, Davis. As an undergraduate, she volunteered at the California Raptor Center for 4 years and in several departments at the veterinary medical teaching hospital.

 

Dr. Seema received her degree in veterinary medicine from the University of California, Davis. She took extra classes and clinical rotations in exotic and wildlife medicine. She worked as an assistant in a veterinary pathology laboratory, helping to study effects of cortisol in animals on display in zoos in Africa .

 

She enjoys seeing a variety of animals, including hamsters, squirrels, and chinchillas. In her free time, she enjoys baking, book club, traveling, and spending time with family and her naughty dog and shrimp.

Geoffrey Stein, DVM

 

Now that Dr Pitts is in semi-retirement, Dr Stein takes his place as The Old Man of the practice.  He graduated (honest!) from UC Davis some time in the last century and has been practicing in small animal and exotic animal medicine and surgery ever since.

Dr Stein sees many species of small animals, except poisonous things, dangerous wild animals, and guinea pigs (breaks out in a bad allergy).

 

He and his wife Tammy, a retired licensed veterinary technician, live with a variety of dogs, mostly Frenchies and Chihuahuas, in the desert where he also tries to grow plants (and usually fails).  Other than working and killing innocent plants, Dr Stein spends most of his life driving to and from work, eating, drawing, and eating some more.

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