Marina Pet Hospital

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2024 Lombard St.
San Francisco, CA 94123

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(415) 921-0410


  • Hours:
  • Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat, Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Marina Pet Hospital is a full-service veterinary clinic located in San Francisco. We strive to offer excellent care to our patients. We understand the uniqueness of each pet, and we are committed to working with each pet owner to help ensure his or her pet’s overall wellness. Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment are important to the care we provide, but that is only part of our story. You and your pet will be treated with care, compassion, and professionalism, which are critical to the friendship we hope to build with you. Call today to learn about our services or to schedule an appointment.

An Experienced Animal Hospital in San Francisco

Your pets are an important part of your family, and you need to provide them with the highest level of care. At Marina Pet Hospital, we are a full service veterinary clinic in San Francisco that strives to give every pet the best treatment possible. We use the latest in technology to diagnose and treat all medical conditions and hire only trained staff who cares just as much about your pet as you do.

Quality of Care for All Your Pets

We strive to offer the highest quality in care for your pets. Our veterinary services in San Francisco are available at reasonable rates. We understand that owning a pet can be an expensive venture. Because most pet medical costs are unexpected, many pet owners don’t know what to do.   Our clinic offers financial solutions though Care Credit should the need arise.  Our goal is to help you make the right decisions without causing too much financial strain.

Emergency Care

Our pet hospital also offers emergency vet services so you can receive emergency care for your pet. Many pet accidents happen in the evenings and on the weekends when regular veterinary offices aren’t open. We are open seven days a week to meet the urgent care needs of our clients.  We are fully equipped to handle just about any emergency, regardless of when it happens.

Pet Boarding

Vacations aren’t always welcoming to pets. If you need to travel and can’t take your pet with you, our dog and cat boarding services in San Francisco will take care of your pet while you are away. Ask us about our boarding options for other pets as well.

Marina Pet Hospital Services

  • Anesthesia
  • Bathing
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Laboratory
  • Microchipping
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

Marina Pet Hospital Staff Profiles

Caroline Kim, DVM


Dr. Kim joined the staff of Marina Pet Hospital in June 2002. A San Francisco Native, Dr. Kim attended the University of Pennsylvania and majored in biology. She received her bachelor's degree in pre-med in 1992, and went on to attend veterinary school at the University of California at Davis. She received her veterinary medicine degree in 1996.

Dr. Kim has a special interest in surgery, and is certified in treating Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) knee injury cases.

Before joining Marina Pet Hospital, Dr. Kim worked at Old Town Veterinary Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. from 1998 to 2002; and at Colma Animal Hospital in Colma, Calif. from 1996 to 1998. Dr. Kim also worked as a surgeon extern at the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY from 1995 to 1996.

Dr. Kim is a member of the California Veterinary Medical Association; the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association. When she's not caring for others' pets at Marina Pet Hospital, Dr. Kim spends time with her two cats, Seymour and Ike.

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Years in Practice: 20

UC Davis

General Practitioner

Debra Melcon, DVM


Dr. Melcon joined the staff of Marina Pet Hospital in 1978. Originally from San Rafael, Calif., Dr. Melcon attended the University of California at Davis, where she majored in veterinary medicine. After two years of undergraduate study, she entered the veterinary school professional program and graduated in 1977. Dr. Melcon completed her internship at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital from 1977 to 1978.

Dr. Melcon is interested particularly in emergency and critical care, ultrasonography, feline medicine and internal medicine.

She is a member of the Companion Animal Memorial Program at the Center for Companion Animal Health; the American Association of Feline Practitioners; the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society and the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Referral Program.

Dr. Melcon and her husband, David, have four children: Joshua, 23; Noah, 20; Erin, 18 and Alexa, 14. She and David, a teacher and sheep shearer, home-school their children. Dr. Melcon is also the proud owner of two dogs, four cats, two goats, a sheep, a horse and 27 chickens. When she's not working with animals or teaching her children, Dr. Melcon enjoys dressage riding, quilting, embroidery, knitting, sailing and renovating her house.

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Years in Practice: 38

UC Davis

General Practitioner

Bergin Tam, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Bergin Tam joined Marina Pet Hospital in 2013. Born and raised in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, he attended UC Berkeley as an undergraduate and attended UC Davis for his veterinary degree. Having the curiosity for science and a childhood love of animals Dr. Tam looks forward to applying his knowledge of medicine and surgery at Marina Pet hospital.
Prior to practicing at Marina Pet hospital, Dr. Tam practiced in the Silicon Valley region at VCA Almaden Valley Animal hospital from 2009 to 2012 and at VCA Lawrence Animal Hospital from 2012-2013.   His personal interests in veterinary medicine include feline medicine, internal medicine and dermatology. Dr. Tam is a member of the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA).
In his free time, Dr. Tam enjoys staying active and fly fishes throughout the year. He spends time wading streams in South Lake Tahoe, drift boating in the Sacramento River and fishing Tuolumne meadows in Yosemite. He also loves watching boxing with his dad and training in boxing for fitness.

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Years in Practice: 7

UC Davis

Gereral Practicioner