Dr. Jeffrey Marks
Dr. Marks is the managing director of the Rancho Park Veterinary Clinic. His special interests include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, diseases of the ears and dermatology. He is a second generation veterinarian and has worked in a veterinary hospital since 1967 when he was just a 12 year old helping his father Dr. Alan Marks. Dr. Marks was born in Detroit, Mi. but considers Los Angeles his home. He feels that clients who bring their pet to Rancho Park Veterinary Clinic are not just clients but rather they are like part of the family.
Dr Marks graduated from Michigan State Univeristy (Go Spartans) in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and went on to receive his veterinary degree at Michigan State University in 1980. Dr. Marks and his family live in a house full of German Shepards and cats. His hobbies include travel and wine tasting in Northern California.
Dr. Lara Nicolayevsky (Dr. Nic)
Dr. Nicolayevsky ("Dr. Nic") is a graduate of UC Davis Veterinary School and has been an asssociate at Rancho Park Veterinary Clinic since 2003. Prior to becoming a Veterinarian, Dr.Nic was a teacher and believes strongly in educating and empowering her clients. She enjoys speaking about Veterinary Medicine at elementary schools and various events. Dr. Nic is happily married, has young twins and a labradoodle named Hibbert. She enjoys hiking, traveling and baking.
Dr. William Husky
After practicing as an Emergency Clinician in North Carolina for the past 6 years, Dr. Husky is ecstatic to be back in his hometown. Dr. Husky grew up in the Pacific Palisades and attended Loyola High School; which coincidentally is 2 blocks from Washington Dog and Cat Hospital (our Mid-Town Los Angeles office). After finishing his undergraduate studies at University of California, Santa Cruz with a major in Biology; Dr. Husky obtained his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Louisiana State University in 2007.
Dr. Husky’s interests include veterinary emergency medicine and critical care, surgery, and neurology. During his time off Dr. Husky enjoys running, going to the beach, watching sports (especially Laker basketball and Dodger baseball), live music, and spending time with his Labrador retriever, Dodger.
Dr. Katherine White
Dr. Kate White grew up in Silver Spring, MD (a suburb of Washington DC). She knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from the age of 12 after finding herself splitting her time between volunteering at the local horseback riding stable and convincing her parents to adopt a variety of animals. She earned a degree in Animal Science from University of Connecticut in 2012. Next, she attended Veterinary School at St. George's University for her first year of veterinary school before transferring to the University of Illinois to finish her remaining three years, earning her DVM in 2016.
Dr. White prides herself in client education and her special interests include internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, pain management and integrative therapies. In her spare time she loves traveling, hiking with her dog, Remy, horseback riding, cheese tasting and spending time with family and friends. She is thrilled to be joining the RPVC and WDCH family of veterinary care professionals, and looks forward to meeting and working with you and your pet.