Dr. Hilary Nauss
Born and raised in Seattle, WA; Dr. Hillary Nauss began her journey with veterinary medicine in high school where she worked for a veterinary clinic in Bellevue, WA. She has been pursuing her passion for animals ever since and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in zoology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. While attending the University, she worked as a veterinary technician at a feline clinic on Oahu. In 2010, Dr. Nauss received her D.V.M. degree from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. As a student at WSU she participated in Aquavet®, a program in aquatic veterinary medicine at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and also completed an externship at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. Since graduation, she has been working as a veterinarian in the Seattle area, but she is excited to be back in the Hawaiian Islands. Dr. Nauss' professional interests include preventative medicine, internal medicine, surgery, radiology and fish medicine. She is eager to meet and work with the pet owners in west Maui. Dr. Nauss strongly believes in the importance of high-quality, compassionate care tailored to the individual needs of your pets. In her free time, she enjoys exercising and lifting weights, scuba diving, and spending time with her wonderful cat, Wiggles.
Dr. Shae Martin
Named "Veterinarian of the Year" in 1999 and 2002 by the Maui Humane Society and Maui's "Small Business Person of the Year" in 2004, Dr. Martin is a general small animal practitioner with professional interests in dermatology and internal medicine. Before opening Central Maui Animal Clinic in February 1999, Dr. Martin practiced as an associate veterinarian at several veterinary hospitals. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association and the Maui Humane Society. Originally from New Zealand, Dr. Martin graduated in 1992 with a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of California at Irvine, then received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1996 from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Martin is married to Clayton Matchett, a local equine veterinarian, and the couple have two young children, Aiden and Rylie. Currently Dr. Martin divides her time between New Zealand and Maui. It is a long commute, but well worth it! She plans to be working at West Maui Animal Clinic every three months.