Our Doctors & Staff
Dr. Christopher Frier
Dr. Frier received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University. He opened Camino Animal Clinic in 1978. His special interests include cardiology, surgery, laser surgery, and endoscopy. Dr. Frier teaches advanced laser surgery at the annual Western States Veterinary conference. He is a strong believer in continuing education and provides multiple educational opportunities for all staff members through monthly staff training sessions and veterinary conference attendance. He is married and has three daughters. His hobbies are snowboarding, mountain biking, wake boarding, and carpentry.
Dr. Stacy Hall
Dr. Stacy Hall was born and raised in Southern California. She went to UC Davis for her Bachelors degree in Animal Science and Equine emphasis minor, graduating in 2005. After graduating, she became the head parasitologist for foodborne and waterborne diseases for the Western Institute for Food Safety at UC Davis. She then attended UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and followed her love of clinical medicine toward a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2012 with a small animal medicine emphasis. Dr. Hall has a deep love for German Shepherds and Golden Retrievers. Her special interests include ultrasound, radiology, and soft tissue surgery. After hanging up the stethoscope, Dr. Hall enjoys her time with her family. Her hobbies include hiking, backpacking, and tennis.
Dr. Chelsea Cummings
Dr. Chelsea Cummings was born and raised in the lovely state of Maine. Growing up, it was her family’s love and knowledge of animals that fueled her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Medical Biology from the University of New England in 2008 and made the journey to California in the fall of the same year. After working and gaining experience at several clinics in Ventura County, she went on to pursue her DVM at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, which she completed in January 2017. She is extremely proud to be a member of the Camino Animal Clinic family and enjoys working every day with such an amazing team. She is happily married and has two stepchildren and two crazy mutts.
Dr. Ravi Srungaram
Dr. Ravi Srungaram is a Southern California native who grew up in Long Beach. Dr. Srungaram grew up working at his father’s veterinary practice which built his love for the profession. He majored in Biology at Loyola Marymount University before going to UC Davis for his DVM in 2015. When not working, he enjoys playing basketball, running, and spending time with friends and family. His favorite dog breed is the Malamute 🙂
Kerrie – RVT
Kerrie has been with Camino since 2012. She is originally from Oceano, CA and moved to Simi Valley to attend Pierce College were she graduated the RVT program in 2015. Kerrie and her husband love their blended “fur family”. They have a pitbull mix, Barbie, French bulldog, Duke, and an English Bulldog named Butkus, as well as her adorable cat, Claude.
Rex – RVT
Rex has been working in the veterinary field since 2008 and has been with the Camino family since 2012. He graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor degree in Biology, then went on to get and Associate degree from the exotic animal training and management (EATM) program at Moorpark College. Following that, he went to Pierce College and is now one of our RVTs. He has a special interest in exotic animal medicine and behavior. Rex dotes over his fluffy black dog, Itso (fluffy) and loves caring for all furry friends.
Cheryl – RVT
Cheryl joined our team in 2014. She is a licensed RVT, earning her degree in 2012. She loves performing laser treatments and dental procedures. She has been married for over 30 years and her house is run by Stella the Shiba Inu. In her spare time Cheryl enjoys spoiling her grandchild and wine tasting with her husband.