Meet Our Veterinary Team in San Mateo, CA
Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Crystal Springs Pet Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!
Dr. Margaret Hoppe
Dr. Hoppe is very excited to be part of the Crystal Springs community. She most recently was at the San Francisco SPCA, where she worked for four years, caring for patients, performing surgeries, and handling emergencies. Dr. Hoppe received her DVM degree at the University of Florida in 2006 and completed a rotating medicine and surgical internship with Blue Pearl in 2007. She has since worked in general practice and emergency medicine and is the veterinary liaison for Vet SOS, a free clinic for the San Francisco homeless and their pets.
Dr. Murali Gadde
Dr. Gadde joined the Crystal Springs community in April 2019 and is loving it. He has lived in the Bay Area since February 2013. He and his wife, Usha, have two daughters and a dachshund, Taj.
Before coming to Crystal Springs, Dr. Gadde worked for six years at the San Francisco SPCA and for three years at a large practice in Oklahoma City. He also spent a year practicing veterinary medicine in India.
He loves getting to know his clients and their pets. His primary focus is general practice, but he has extensive experience with the following:
- Dental procedures
- Abdominal and cardiac ultrasound
- Emergency medicine
He obtained his degree in veterinary medicine in India and completed his clinical year of training at Oklahoma State University. In his spare time, Dr. Gadde enjoys spending time with his family, yoga, and movies.
Dr. Jamila Cherry
Dr. Jamila Cherry is originally from Oakland, CA. She graduated from Florida A&M University with a BS in Animal Science and went on to earn her DVM degree from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Cherry completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship in Sacramento, California. She is primarily interested in emergency medicine as well as integrative medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Cherry is a freelance gallery artist and commissioned painter. She enjoys cooking, yoga, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Charlotte Tusler
Dr. Tusler is originally from Southern California and studied Biology at UC Santa Barbara. She attended the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with the class of 2014.
After veterinary school, Charlotte pursued an internship at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan, Canada. Following this, she completed a year-long fellowship in ocular pathology at the University of Wisconsin. She finally returned to the Bay Area and has since concentrated on emergency medicine and general practice. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling.
Dr. Hani Korani
Dr. Hani Korani completed his small animal surgery residency at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he learned the technical skills and confidence to perform complicated and intricate surgeries.
Previously, Dr. Korani has been a staff surgeon in private practices in North Carolina, Texas, and Hawaii. He had also spent some time in academia as an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery at Tuskegee University.
Dr. Korani’s surgical interests are complex orthopedics surgeries, including fracture repair, joint surgery, sports injuries, TPLO/TTA, and corrective skeletal deformities.
Dr. Korani is also skilled in wound management, reconstructive skin surgeries, abdominal, Cardiovascular, Thoracic, and Neurosurgery.