Our Veterinarians

The Tigard Animal Hospital team of skilled veterinarians welcomes you to our practice. Proudly serving the Tigard and Northeast areas. At Tigard Animal Hospital, it is our daily privilege to provide quality vet care to your cherished pet, with compassion and competence. We hope to ensure a positive impact on our patients, pet owners and the local community.

Dr. Carissa Tran at Tigard Animal Hospital

Dr. Carissa Tran, Managing MDVM

Dr. Tran grew up in the small town of Duncan, Oklahoma before relocating to Oregon to attend Oregon State University. After she earned both her BS and DVM at OSU, Dr. Tran entered into small animal private practice where she is particularly interested in dentistry and pain management. She is very excited to be the managing doctor at Tigard Animal Hospital. She is an avid runner and has completed numerous races of various distances, including the Portland Marathon. She also enjoys spending her free time traveling and caring for her husband, dog, and five cats.

Dr. Dr. Jill DeSau at Tigard Animal Hospital

Dr. Jill DeSau

Dr. Jill DeSau is a native Oregonian and completed her undergraduate degree at Portland State University. She went on to complete her doctor of veterinary medicine and masters in public health degrees at Oregon State University. In her downtime she enjoys hiking and camping with her husband, stepdaughter and stepson. Her furry family includes two crazy tabby cats and her greatest joy in veterinary medicine is being a voice for animals.

Dr. Bridget Hendricks at Tigard Animal Hospital

Dr. Bridget Hendricks

Dr. Hendricks grew up in Topeka, Kansas and completed her undergraduate and veterinary degrees at Colorado State University. She has lived in the Portland area since 2011 and shares her home with her husband and 2 cats, Cleo and Macavity. Outside of veterinary medicine, her favorite activities include dancing, reading, and travel.

Dr. Taylor Miller at Tigard Animal Hospital

Dr. Taylor Miller

Dr. Miller grew up in Lostine, Oregon. She spent both her undergraduate and vet school years at Oregon State University where she spent her time involved with animals, theatre, and ballroom dancing. Her animal family has at various times included beef and dairy cows, horses, chickens, two dogs, four cats, and a hedgehog named Nickel.

Dr. Biana Tamimi at Tigard Animal Hospital

Dr. Biana Tamimi

Dr. Tamimi grew up in Austin, Texas but spent the past 8 years in the United Kingdom, and completed her veterinary medicine degree at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. With particular interests in the human-animal bond and holistic therapies, she is happy to be in the Portland area where there is such a large animal-loving community.

During her time off she is getting certified as a yoga teacher, caring for the pets of those that are homeless with the PAW Team, or exploring the natural beauty that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. She lives with 2 cuddly but feisty young cats named Bushkit and Crash, and is looking forward to finding a four-legged hiking partner in the near future.