Our Staff

Melissa Tompkins, BS, CVPM

Hospital Administrator

Melissa Tompkins is a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager.  She has been working in the animal field for almost 13 years.  She graduated from Cal Poly Pomona University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science.  She is very active within the veterinary profession and in 2015 she was nominated for Veterinary Practice Manager of the Year by Firstline Magazine and Veterinary Economics.

She is a published author of two articles in DVM360.com and Veterinary Economics.  She was a speaker/presenter at California Veterinary Specialists Annual Management/Technician Symposium, their Veterinary Spring Forum, and at ASEC’s Annual Symposium.  She co-founded the North Orange County Veterinary Hospital Manager Group and is an active member of the VHMA previously serving on their Membership Committee and as well as participating as a mentor in their mentor program.   She served on the VPI Hospital Manager Advisory Board and Bayer’s Staff Informational Program.  She loves helping other managers and team members grow within the veterinary profession.  She enjoys traveling, and spending time with her cats and her dogs.

AVIM Inside The Advanced Veterinary Specialty Group Building

AVIM Inside The Advanced Veterinary Specialty Group Building

Just left of the metro station
We're Open 24/7

We're Open 24/7

With the partnership of AVSG after hours | Pet Emergency your pet can be seen by our specialists any time of day.
Our Reception Desk

Our Reception Desk

Please walk in the front doors and check in at the 1st desk on the left.
Pet Exam

Pet Exam

Our specialists have a combined 50 + years of experience in Internal Medicine
In House Diagnostic Imaging

In House Diagnostic Imaging

Providing in house diagnostic imaging and procedures helps us take a more proactive approach to diagnosing and treating your pet.


Advanced Veterinary Internal Medicine
2965 Edinger Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780

Business Hours

8 AM - 6 PM

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