Meet Our Talented Veterinarians

Lauren Longley, DVM

General Practitioner and Medical Director

Dr. Lauren Longley grew up in the heart of San Francisco, received a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Medicine with honors from The University of New Hampshire, and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University after completing her clinical rotations at the University of Florida in 2013. After working as a veterinarian in California and Arizona for five years, Dr. Longley is excited to have found a home at Ace Animal Hospital, and looks forward to developing strong bonds with her clients, patients, and team. Her interests include preventative care, surgery, dentistry, dermatology, and feline medicine.

Dr. Longley is thrilled to lead the team at Ace Animal Hospital and she has enjoyed getting to know the Fremont community. She strives to make a difference in helping pets to live longer, healthier, and happier lives – and achieve each pet’s optimum quality of life.

In Dr. Longley’s spare time, she plays hockey, competes on the U.S. RollerSoccer team, and loves to travel. She recently adopted a kitten after treating him for an upper respiratory infection.

Jessica Diaz, DVM

General Practitioner

Dr. Diaz is certified in veterinary acupuncture and has received training in herbal therapy and food therapy. Dr. Diaz joins the Ace Animal Hospital family with special interest in treating geriatric pets and working to improve their quality of life.

Dr. Diaz was born and raised in Michigan, received her DVM and a Master’s degree from Michigan State University in 2009, and went on to complete a small animal rotating internship at a private practice in South Florida.  Dr. Diaz then went on to complete 2 years of residency training in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) at the University of Wisconsin.  She then returned to Florida where she worked as an ECC veterinarian at Animal Emergency and Referral Center for 3 years.  She then came to the Bay area in 2015 for a PhD in Neuroscience from Stanford University.

She received her acupuncture training in 2018 from the Chi University (formerly Chi Institute) in Reddick, Florida.  After her PhD, she has decided to remain in the Bay area with her 16 year-old dog Yoshi and 14 year-old cat Banjo.