Westminster Veterinary Group provides the highest quality, compassionate veterinary care.
Meet our caring and compassionate veterinary care team committed to providing exceptional veterinary care for your pets.
Dr. Tia Greenberg graduated from Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Following veterinary school, she completed post-graduate studies in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. After 9 years of practicing medicine with one of the most renowned exotic animal veterinarians in the country, Dr. Greenberg opened the Westminster Veterinary Group. Dr. Greenberg is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), American Association of Veterinary Dermatologists (AAVD), and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS). She previously served as Adjunct Professor for the Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, mentoring Veterinary students in canine, feline and exotic animal medicine. She is an active member of the Association for Avian Veterinarians, and the Association for Reptile Veterinarians. She has published numerous articles in veterinary journals and textbooks on exotic animal medicine.
Dr. Tara Drake-Hueston is a graduate of Princeton University and Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Although Tara enjoys veterinary practice with a variety of small and large animals, she has a special interest in exotic animal medicine, shelter medicine, and acupuncture. Dr. Drake-Hueston is a member of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association and the California Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Drake-Hueston was born and raised in Arizona in the company of livestock and many, many dogs. She enjoys hiking, camping and observing wildlife, and has enjoyed participation in wildlife projects over the last few years. She is a sculptor and comic book collaborator in her free time, and enjoys volunteering at spay and neuter clinics and working with Westminister Animal Group Services (“WAGS”). She loves her wonderful WAGS dog, “Conan.”
Dr. Christina Rettig was born and raised in the Los Angeles area before completing her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She happily returned to Southern California to attend the College of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences where she spent time as a student at Westminster Veterinary Group and later received her DVM degree in 2016. After graduation, Dr. Rettig completed a one year rotating small animal internship at Pet Specialists of Monterey on California’s Central Coast. In her spare time, Dr. Rettig enjoys hiking, baking, and spending time with her two pet rabbits: Watson and Cricket.
Dr. Reed graduated from Kansas State University in 1991. In 1994 she completed her Veterinary Radiology Residency and became a boarded diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 1995 at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She has been Westminster Veterinary Group’s consulting Veterinary Radiologist since 2001. Dr. Reed enjoys running, water skiing, wakeboarding, basketball, soccer, and biking in her spare time.
Dr. Gabriella Hamilton was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Commonly referred to by her family and friends as “Snow White” it was rare to not see Dr. Hamilton without an animal. She went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin River Falls with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry. She received her DVM degree from Iowa State University.
Wanting to experience the “west coast lifestyle” and expand her knowledge on exotic animal medicine she moved to Orange County and began working for WVG. While she enjoys all aspects of small animal and exotic pet medicine, she has a special interest in avian and reptile medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, wildlife medicine, shelter medicine and client education. She is a certified “Fear free” veterinarian, completed the RECOVER initiative CPR course (basic and advanced), Purdue Wildlife Veterinary Medicine and Conservation Certified, and an accredited USDA Category 2 veterinarian. She is currently working on her acupuncture certification through Chi University and will be certified in March 2023. In the future, she hopes to specialize in Avian or exotic medicine and perform advanced surgical techniques such as fracture repair, TPLO, and soft tissue surgery. In her free time, she likes to keep active with hiking, skiing, visiting new coffee shops, or spending time with her animals Faline (greyhound), Piper (tortoiseshell cat), Lola (Dutch rabbit), Honey (hedgehog), and Tequila (African grey parrot).
Dr. Erica Foster is a Southern California local who graduated from St. George’s University Veterinary School and completed her clinical year at University of Georgia. Prior to veterinary school, she received her undergraduate degree at Oregon State University. She also graduated from the Exotic Animal Training and Management program at America’s Teaching Zoo in Moorpark, CA. This experience training and caring for a wide variety of exotic species is what made her pursue exotic animal medicine, although she loves seeing dogs and cats as well! Dr. Foster also completed an acupuncture certification through Chi University while she was in vet school. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Foster loves to spend time outdoors, traveling to experience new cultures, and giving her cat, Maverick, lots of cuddles.