Dr. Matt was raised in Visalia. He attended Fresno State where he received his Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Science. He then went on to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where he received his DVM in 1994, and did a clinical year at Oklahoma State University. He practiced in Shoshone, Idaho; Northern California; and Oregon before finding his way back to Lone Oak Veterinary Clinic. He is a member of the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and the Tulare-Kings Veterinary Medical Association (TKVMA). He enjoys orthopedic surgery and spending time with his daughter, Elizabeth; son, Zach; Chihuahua, “Dutchess”; St. Bernard, “Jilly” and Domestic Shorthair, “Chubs”.