Medical Staff

Staff Doctors

Dr. Lamb has always desired to provide good health, happiness and care to all exotic pets. She grew up in Las Vegas, NV. After graduating from UNLV with a B.S. in Biology, she attended veterinary school at the University of Minnesota. After finishing veterinary school she performed a one year internship in avian and exotic medicine followed by a two year residency in avian medicine and surgery.

Dr. Pilny is a native New Yorker but joined Arizona Exotic Animal Hospital by way of Los Angeles, California.  Dr. Pilny is a graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine.


Dr. Mocarski grew up in the Bay Area of Northern California, and knew she wanted to be a veterinarian from a very young age. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California and worked for 8 years as a technician at a research facility outside of Austin, Texas before pursuing her veterinary degree.

Tess McPheeters grew up in Arizona and attended a liberal arts college in Southern California. While there, she found a deep passion for wildlife rehabilitation, and quickly began to work towards becoming an exotic and wildlife veterinarian. She graduated from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2022.


Dr. Attarian was born in Rochester, New York, but lived all over the northeast. She spent a majority of her time growing up in Connecticut and the capital region of New York. From a young age, she had been determined to become a veterinarian.

Dr. Caitlin Cunningham grew up in Florida where she was always outside catching frogs and snakes. In high school, she got her first reptile, a bearded dragon named Spaz, who sparked her love for exotic pets. You can even find a picture of Spaz on her stethoscope!

Dr. Thulson is excited to meet your scaled, slimy, furry, or feathered friend! She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. During her undergraduate studies, she was involved in porpoise skeleton reconstruction, spent time as a zookeeper, and rehabilitated orphaned squirrels.