Meet Our Team of Vets


Justin Uhl

Justin Uhl DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Dr. Uhl graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from UC Davis in 2002. He went on to complete a Master’s Degree in comparative pathology with an emphasis on bone biomechanics in 2008 and completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2010.

After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Uhl pursued a rotating internship followed by a surgery residency at the University of Minnesota. During his residency, he served for two years as Chief Resident and sat on the Medical Review Board at the hospital. He finished his residency in July 2014 and worked in private practice in Sacramento before Summit Veterinary Surgery Service in April of 2018. Dr. Uhl is trained in orthopedic, neurologic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive procedures and has a special interest in surgical oncology.

Dr. Uhl enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 daughters. He has a large collection of animals at home including 3 dogs, 3 cats, chickens, ducks, goats, horses, donkeys, and angus cattle. Dr. Uhl enjoys participating in triathlons in his free time and recently completed the Ironman World Championship in Saint George.

Shannon Kerrigan

Shannon Kerrigan

Dr. Kerrigan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, where she obtained her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris. She completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at the University of Pennsylvania before moving to the west coast to complete a residency in small animal surgery at the University of California at Davis. She is trained in orthopedic, neurologic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive procedures. She has a special interest in surgical oncology and wound repair and has conducted research in the field of bone biomechanics. She is board certified, becoming a a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgery in 2018. She spent 5 years at Vista Veterinary Specialists prior to joining our team at Summit Veterinary Surgery.

Support Staff

Maribel Gutierrez

Wendy Bosson, RVT

Wendy Bosson, RVT, started in veterinary medicine in 2004 as a veterinary assistant. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Poultry Medicine at UC Davis in 2009. Wendy received her RVT license in 2015 and has worked in multiple specialty hospitals and found that she enjoys the surgery department. In 2019, Wendy joined Summit Veterinarian Services. Wendy hopes to continue to grow as a technician while providing support and guidance for other technicians.
Wendy enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, cooking, and crafting in her free time.

Kiran Mahal

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Laura Premock, RVT

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Maribel Gutierrez, Practice Manager

Maribel Gutierrez was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She moved up to Northern California to study Animal Science at UC Davis, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in 2016.
After graduating, she started working in veterinary medicine. She has worked in both general practice and emergency medicine. Maribel joined the Summit veterinary surgery team in November 2021. She hopes to obtain her license as a registered technician and continue to further her skills.

Maribel loves spending time with her fiancé and pets. In her free time, she enjoys working out and skiing with friends during the winter.