Meet Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital’s Veterinarians
Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital’s veterinarians are top-notch and they make our hospital great. We are excited to have you meet them.
Bikram Basra, DVM
Dr. Basra completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri in 2000. After that, he went on to complete a rigorous one-year internship at Metroplex Veterinary Hospital in Texas. Then he spent a year and half in Los Angeles working under his uncle, after which he moved to Northern California where he worked at Greenback Animal Hospital.
In 2004, Dr. Basra opened Rocklin Park Veterinary Hospital and merged with Stanford Ranch Animal Medical Center in 2010 to establish Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital.
Dr. Basra has 2 beautiful children with his wife Dr. Kaur, and a goldendoodle that was adopted earlier this year named Magness.
Katrina Estes, DVM
After obtaining an economics and business degree from UCLA, Dr. Estes graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and went into practice immediately afterward to start applying what she had learned. Catering exclusively to dogs and cats, she works diligently to ensure that her expanding group of furry friends and their owners remain healthy and happy.
While passionate about veterinary care, Dr. Estes also enjoys hiking, snowboarding, cooking, working out, and movies. You many not know that she is a triplet, having both a brother and an identical twin sister. Even more unique, her sister is also a veterinarian! Dr. Estes has two dogs- a greyhound mix and a Doberman, both of whom are rescues adopted from the Placer County SPCA- and two cats.
Tara Gee, DVM
Retired as of March 2019
After serving the pets and pet parents of our community for the last 39 years, Dr. Gee has officially retired. She will continue to be a familiar face as she has promised to stop by often. Dr. Gee leaves this practice better than she found it and her presence here at RRVH will be missed by both the staff and the clients.
Sabrina Ha, DVM
Dr. Sabrina Ha graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a BS in Animal Science before attending the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a year long internship in emergency medicine, internal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, before returning home to Northern California. While her passion is caring for critically ill patients, she also loves developing a bond with her canine and feline patients from a young age and fostering that bond through their lives.
Dr. Ha is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, backpacking and snowboarding, especially with her Labrador/Pit bull mix named Axel. She also shares her home with two cats (Sage and Orpheus).
Sukhdeep Kaur, DVM
Dr. Kaur graduated in 2004 and has been working in the veterinary field with her husband Dr. Basra ever since. Together Dr. Kaur and Dr. Basra have two beautiful children, a boy and a girl. They also have a very handsome dog named Magness.
Dr. Kaur loves cooking and going on bike rides with her children and husband. She is a second generation veterinarian in her family with her father being her teacher and mentor.
Christina Hoseit, DVM
Dr. Hoseit is a graduate of the Veterinary School at the University of California, Davis, focusing on small animal medicine. Prior to veterinary school, she received her undergraduate degree in Neurology, Physiology and Behavior from the University of California, Davis. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Hoseit completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. Dr. Hoseit’s special interests center around internal medicine, ophthalmology and emergency medicine. Outside of veterinary medicine, she spends time outdoors - skiing, hiking and spending time with her friends, family, and her shepherd dog, Raven.
Eric Herrgesell, DVM
Dr. Herrgesell completed his training in Veterinary Radiology in 1997 with the completion of the board certification exam and began as a member of the staff at the University of California Davis in the teaching hospital. While at the university Dr. Herrgesell was involoved in the development of ultrasound as an elective course for the second and third year students in addition to clinical duty. Since 2005 he has been in private practice in the greater Sacramento area providing radiology and ultrasound support for the area veterinarians. He remains very involved with professional speaking conferences around the country and internationally.
Craig Long, DVM
DVM degree: 1994, University of California, Davis
Residency: 1995-1999, University of California, Davis
American College of Veterinary Radiology Diplomate- 1998
Following a one-year associate veterinarian position in general practice, Dr. Long returned to UC Davis to complete a four-year residency in radiology. He joined the faculty at UC Davis as half time Clinical Professor position from 1999 through 2005 and is still involved with the UCDavis with radiology resident training. He has been an associate with VMI since 2000.
Dr. Long's areas of special interest include diagnostic ultrasound and interventional radiology. His personal favorite activities include flying, kayaking, home improvement, and outdoor adventures with the family.
JT Vida, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Vida is a graduate of the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in San Diego, CA before returning to UC Davis to complete a residency in small animal surgery. He then worked for two years as a clinical instructor in the surgery department at UC Davis before entering private practice in the Sacramento region. Dr. Vida’s special interests cruciate ligament disease (TPLO-tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, Arthrex TightRope system), limb deformities, vascular anomalies, oncologic surgery and minimally invasive surgery such as arthroscopy, thoracoscopy and laparoscopy
During his free time, Dr. Vida enjoys almost all outdoor activities including running, biking, skiing, hiking, kayaking and scuba. He is particularly attached to his 200 gallon reef tank and spends as much time as possible with his wife, kids and pets.
Victoria Cain, DVM
Dr. Victoria Cain graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a major in Marine Biology and started work with the Monterey Bay Aquarium as a Sea Otter neonatal care/rehabilitation volunteer before entering the veterinary profession. She then went on to get her veterinary medical doctorate at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2015. She completed a one year small animal rotating internship at VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic before joining Rocklin Ranch Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Cain's special interests lie in small animal cardiology, internal medicine, and surgery. Outside of work, Dr. Cain enjoys hiking, ballet dancing, and spending time with her family. She has one female orange cat, Leeloo.
Nicole McArthur, DVM
Dr. McArthur graduated from UC Irvine with a BS in Biology before obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from UC Davis in 2001. Her veterinary career began with a brief tenure in dairy practice before settling in to small animal practice. Dr. McArthur has worked at several practices in Roseville and Rocklin as a general practitioner as well as an emergency vet. She has called Rocklin Ranch home since December 2017.
Dr. McArthur loves to spend time with her family and her many pets which includes dogs, cats, chickens, a duck, a hamster and a parrot named Howard. When she is not driving kids around or tending to her personal zoo, Dr. McArthur enjoys swimming, trail running, photography, knitting and soap making.
Kelsey Hansen, DVM
Dr. Hansen graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Prior to veterinary school, she received her Neuroscience degree from UCLA. Veterinary medicine has been her passion since a young age, and she loves to build bonds and care for her patients and their families.
Apart from veterinary medicine, Dr. Hansen loves to run and go hiking with her husband. They share their home with their big dog, Victor, who has learned to love their two rescue kitties, Tonks and Marley.
Amanda Brown, DVM
Dr. Amanda Brown earned a B.A. in Latin American Studies from Pomona College before teaching high school English for several years in Los Angeles. Her love of animals led to her attending the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and graduating with honors in 2018. Determined to offer the highest level of medicine possible, she completed a year-long internship at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center to gain more experience in surgery, emergency medicine, and internal medicine before joining the staff at Rocklin Ranch. She has special interests in dermatology, urinary issues, hormonal diseases, and surgery.
When not caring for cats and dogs, she enjoys hiking in Tahoe with her chocolate Labrador Eddie, watching horror movies, reading historical fiction, and breaking a sweat at the gym. She and her husband Mackey enjoy traveling worldwide and sampling cuisines from various countries; Dr. Brown has visited many countries including Mexico, Canada, England, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Australia, Fiji, and Brazil.
Jaquelyn Lauletta, DVM
Dr. Jaquelyn Lauletta graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in small animal medicine as well as avian and exotic animal medicine. Before veterinary school, she received her bachelor degree at Cornell University, double majoring in Biology and Animal Science. Upon receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, she completed a year long internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. Dr. Lauletta was then accepted into a specialty internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, where she received additional year long training in avian and exotic animal medicine. She has been passionate about helping animals since a very young age and enjoys caring for all walks of life.
When she is not helping her furry/feathered/scaly friends, Dr. Lauletta enjoys outdoor adventures with family and friends, traveling, painting, tennis, baking, and running. She also loves volunteering for Mercer Clinic for the Pets of the Homeless and at wildlife conservation centers.
Emily Nomann, DVM
Dr. Emily Nomann graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology prior to obtaining her veterinary degree from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, Dr. Nomann completed a small animal rotating internship in beautiful Sonoma County. Her internship focused on small animal surgery, internal medicine, oncology, and emergency medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Nomann enjoys relaxing at home with her wife, their two cats Peter and Dumpstina, and their black Lab mix, Blue. She loves traveling to Southern California to visit her family as well as adventuring all over the world. Some of her favorite countries include Italy, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Croatia.