Doctors and Staff
Dr. Beth Gordon received a B.A. in Biology from UCSD in 1972 before attending the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. After receiving her D.V.M. in 1977, she completed a post-doctoral year at the University of Pennsylvania in small animal medicine and surgery. She practiced abroad before returning to California and eventually settling in Ramona to raise her family. With the opening of High Valley Veterinary Hospital in 1990, her dream of owning a community practice was realized. Through the years, she has developed a special interest in internal medicine dermatology, and dentistry.
Dr. Lynn Savage was born and raised in Colorado, and graduated from veterinary medical school at Colorado State University in 1988. She completed an internship in medicine and surgery at West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group in 1989. She has a special interest in feline medicine, and has been a member of The American Association of Feline Practicioners (catvets.com) for more than 15 years. She lives in Ramona with her family, including four cats, a dog, and 4 chickens
Co-owner Yigal Ben-Aderet has a Masters degree in animal behavior and is also a registered veterinary technician. Currently he oversees our training and behavior programs, through which he has helped numerous owners resolve serious behavior problems.
Our entire veterinary, nursing and client-care staff are highly qualified professionals with years of experience caring for animals and their humans. They regularly attend continuing education forums and are always available to provide extra assistance and advice on many topics including puppy training, nutrition, and dental care.
In addition to our resident staff, we regularly consult with the most highly skilled specialists in the San Diego area to ensure that your pet benefits from the latest advances in medical technology.
HVVH Staff: (from left to right), Tammie, Brittany, Carol RVT, Dr. Savage, Sherri, Rachel and Archer, Dr. Gordon. Kneeling are Cassie, Chris RVT, Manuela RVT, Yigal RVT and Wally the Greyhound.