Neurology Staff


Dr. Jeremy O’Neill, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology), Head of Neurology Department

Dr. Jeremy O’Neill is a board certified veterinary neurologist extensively trained in both medical and surgical neurology. Dr. O’Neill was born and raised in New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech and graduated with High Honors from Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine. He continued his advanced training with a rotating and specialty neurology/neurosurgery internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ. Dr. O’Neill then completed his neurology/neurosurgery residency at the University of Georgia and became board certified by ACVIM in 2013. Dr. O’Neill has worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 7 years and is excited to bring his services to MASH. Today, his interests include intracranial and spinal surgery, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and dedication to working closely with primary care veterinarians and patient’s families to improve the quality of life of patients with neurologic disease. Outside of work he can be found fishing, enjoying sports (Virginia Tech Hokies, UGA Bulldogs, New York Giants, and Chelsea Football Club). He enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and family French bulldog Didier.


Abel, MRI Technician

Abel is a Los Angeles native. He has been working in the veterinary field since 2013. Abel has experience as a MRI technician, neurology technician, laboratory technician and doctors assistant working mostly in specialty veterinary medicine. Abel’s goals are to continue to increase his knowledge of the veterinary field. He is extremely interested to learn about anesthesia and learn how to monitor anesthesia. Abel has an Associates in Occupational Science in MRI. He also has his ARMRIT License (MRI). He has a Golden Retriever named Zeus, and two green cheek Conures named Frida and Booger. When not working, Abel likes to spend time with his dog, be in nature (mountains or beach), play video games, and spend time with family and friends.

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Kristen, Veterinary Assistant

Kristen was born in San Fernando but grew up in Santa Clarita. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2010. Kristen has worked as a receptionist in general practice and technician assistant in specialty surgery. Kristen joined the MASH neurology team in January 2021. Her goal is to become an RVT. She has a Chihuahua named Fish. In her free time, Kristen likes to hike, run, and eat good food.

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Briana, Veterinary Assistant

Briana is a Los Angeles native. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2015. She started out in general practice but has gained the confidence and skill to move into specialty medicine. Briana joined the MASH neurology team in March 2021. Her goal is to obtain her BSN/RN degree and with veterans. She would possibly like to start her own veteran rehab center. Briana has two associate degrees from Los Angeles Mission College. Briana has two love birds named Benny and Abagail. She also has a Cocker spaniel named Odessa and an American Bulldog/Boxer named Zeus. In her free time, she likes to read, plant, spend times with loved ones and do cardio.


Christina, Doctor's Assistant

Christina was born and raised in San Pedro, CA. She lived in Fresno for 7 years but decided to move back to Los Angeles in late 2019. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2004. Christina has worked as a receptionist, doctor’s assistant, OSHA officer, and hospital administrator. She joined the MASH dermatology team in November 2019 and then found her passion was in neurology. She joined the MASH neurology team in January 2021. Her goal is to continue to learn and advance in the veterinary field. Christina has a Chihuahua named Brody. In her free time, she loves to hang out at the beach, and spend time with family, friends and her dog.

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Karla, Customer Service Representative

Karla is originally from Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, and has lived in Los Angeles since 1976.She has been working in the veterinary field since 2009 in reception and joined Neurology in 2021 as CSR. She has a total of 6 animals: Zeus (Chihuahua), Buckley LH “Applehead” (Chihuahua), Sonny (Terrier-mix), Spirit (German Shepherd), and two cats, Lily (DSH) and Walker (Turkish Angora). When she has time to herself, she likes to read, catch up on her shows, and sleep.