Mike Mizumoto, DVMHospital Director and Owner
Dr. Mike Mizumoto, hospital director and owner, was born and raised in Seattle, WA. He received his B.S. degree (1971) and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (1975) from Washington State University. Upon graduation, he was employed as an associate veterinarian at Twin Lakes Veterinary Hospital for six years before taking ownership in 1981. His professional interests include: soft tissue, orthopedic, and laser surgery, dermatology, dentistry and ear disease. During his spare time, Dr. Mizumoto enjoys running, golfing, and cooking. He is married to Margaret and has 3 children, Ryan, Robert, and Andrea and two granddaughters.
Diane Driscoll, DVMMedical Director
Dr. Diane Driscoll became part of the Twin Lakes Veterinary Hospital team in 2006. She received her Bachelor's degree in Biology and German from Arizona State University and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in May of 2006. Dr. Driscoll has special interests and skills in veterinary acupuncture, pain management, and treating exotic animals. Originally from Mesa, Arizona, she relocated to Seattle with her husband Keith, for the outdoor activities and career opportunities. Her first passion is kayaking, but she also enjoys playing soccer and rock climbing. Other members of her family include Toey and Twinkle, the cats, Bikram and Drizzt, her bearded dragons, and her son Jack.
Robert Mizumoto, DVM
Dr. Rob Mizumoto earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in May 2012 and attended University of Portland for his Bachelor degree in Biology. He enjoys all types of surgery, internal medicine, and has a special interest in ophthalmology. Dr. Rob is an avid Seattle sports fan - especially for the Seahawks and Sounders - and enjoys all types of athletics; he especially likes running, playing soccer, hiking, and snow skiing. He currently resides in Seattle with his wife Laura.
Valerie Carlin, DVM
Dr. Valerie Carlin joined our team in 2014 after graduating from the University of California Davis. She earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine after completing a Bachelor degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior. Dr. Carlin has particular interest in animal behavior and is enthusiastic about working with non-profit veterinary organizations to keep pets healthy and adoptable. Originally from San Diego, Dr. Carlin's move to the Northwest has inspired her interest in the outdoors, especially hiking and kayaking. She lives with her wife Rainey, their two rescue dogs, Heidi and Benson, and their three-toed box turtle, Killer.