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Meet Our Team

Dr. Richard Baer

Dr. Richard Baer


Richard Baer began work in private practice after graduating from UC Davis Veterinary School in 1984. He has worked in the San Francisco bay area and San Diego prior to founding Del Mar Heights Veterinary practice in 1990.

Dr. Baer and his wife have raised three sons in the Carmel Valley area, along with their golden retriever, Molly and their labrador, Maggie. While not working he enjoys skiing, biking, and running.

Dr. Brandy Barnes

Dr. Brandy Barnes


Brandy Barnes began work in private practice after graduating from Michigan State Veterinary School in 2011. She worked in MA and RI prior to moving to CA. Dr. Barnes has three cats – MewMew, PattyCakes, and Seth. When not working, Dr. Barnes enjoys finding new places to eat, reading, yoga, and traveling.
Dr. Mike Casemier

Dr. Mike Casemier


Dr. Casemier was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI, but now calls San Diego home.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University after an honorable discharge from the U.S Navy. He then went on to earn his veterinary degree from Michigan State University.

He worked with horses early in his career but has since focused on companion cats and dogs. Dr. Casemier is grateful for long-term relationships he develops with his clients.

When he isn’t taking care of his patients, Dr. Casemier enjoys spending time with his nine-year-old chocolate lab named Dexter and his five-year-old, aptly named cat, Lilith.

We're proud to serve Del Mar, CA and the surrounding communities.

As a community-focused veterinarian in Del Mar, CA, we offer a new level of full-service veterinary medicine at our hospital. We treat each and every four-legged family member as though they were our own.


2626 Del Mar Heights Rd Ste B
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Contact Info

Phone: 858-792-3888
Fax: 858-792-5161
Email: [email protected]


Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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