Health Care Team


Dr. Vyvian Gorbea is the owner of Plymouth Veterinary Hospital, Inc.  She earned her bachelor of science (1986) and doctor of veterinary medicine degree (1990) from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  In addition, she completed an advanced degree in cardiovascular physiology that led to a Ph.D. (1994).  She focuses her interest in small animal medicine, dentistry and surgery.  She has received advanced training in veterinary dentistry, oral surgery and pathology at the Animal Dental Center in Baltimore, Maryland.  While she is interested in all life stages of animal health, the special bond between people and "senior" pets is special for her.  She wants to work with owners to achieve optimum health and quality of life for their pets.  She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical AssociationMichigan Veterinary Medical AssociationAmerican Animal Hospital Association , American Veterinary Dental Society, and World Vets.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.  


My name is Erin and I am a Veterinary Technician at  Plymouth  Veterinary  Hospital. I was so excited when I was asked to become part of the wonderful team here at  Plymouth Veterinary  Hospital. I graduated from  Michigan  State  University in 2006 with a Bachelors degree in Communications. After working in management for four years my career goals changed and I discovered my true passion was working with and helping animals. Currently I am working to fulfill requirements to apply to the  College of  Veterinary Medicine at  Michigan  State University. I live in  Livonia and grew up with dogs my whole life. Although I do not currently have any pets I look forward to one day having a dog of my own.


Welcome to Plymouth Veterinary Hospital! My name is Julie and I am the head receptionist and hospital manager for Plymouth Veterinary Hospital.  It is my daily pleasure to check your beloved pets in and out, answer any questions you may have, and do my best to reinforce your trust in our facility.  When I'm at work, nothing means more to me than making sure you and your pet receive exceptional care from each one of our practice team members.  When I'm at home, my priorities are my wonderful husband Jim (a Licensed Veterinary Technician) and our four beautiful rescue dogs:  Tilly, Miles, Sammy, and Mara Jade (the Terrible).  Please contact me with any questions about our practice, or to make an appointment for your furry family member!


Hello!  My name is Kellie and I am a veterinary technician here at Plymouth Veterinary Hospital.  It is my goal to provide excellent patient care to all of your furry friends.  I know that your pet means the world to you; you should know that their health and wellness mean everything to me.  I am currently working on my associates degree in veterinary technology from Wayne State and Michigan State University.  It is my lifelong goal to become a great veterinarian.  I have many pets of my own:  Koda, Jena, and PJ are my beautiful Shiba Inus and I have two amazing cats as well (KC and Misty).  Pets leave paw prints that last a life time.


Hello all!  My name is Liz and I am excited to be joining Plymouth Veterinary Hospital as a veterinary technician.  Veterinary medicine has been my life for over 15 years, starting as a kennel assistant at 14 all the way through my new position at Plymouth Veterinary Hospital.  I have worked very hard to become the technician I am today and love what I do.  I have had the privilege of working with many different kinds of animals; cats and dogs of course, but also squirrels, rabbits, raccoons, and even a kangaroo!  When not on the clock, I enjoy spending time with my two young sons and my husband of 13 years.  I currently have one dog (Nessie) and 3 cats (Ivy, Charlie, and Valentino), as well as a Quaker parrot that acts more like a guard dog than anything.  Hopefully we will also be adding an Irish wolfhound to our entourage.  I look forward to helping you in any way I can when you bring your pets in!

 Veterinary Assistants:  Arianna and Monica!