Meet Our Highly Experienced Veterinarians

We are proud to offer the highest quality animal care in Orange County! You can trust your loved one in our hands!

Dr. Jeff Margolis

Veterinarian

Dr. Jeff Margolis holds a Master's Degree from Boston University, a DVM from Tufts University, and has been practicing in CA since 1996.

His interests lie in endocrinology, dermatology and general surgery. Jeff is the owner of OAH, a proud member of the AVMA, CVMA and SCVMA and works with the Mission Viejo Animal Shelter, Grayhound Pets of America and DAWG.

He is a lover of all sports (including avid stand-up paddlesurfer) and of music, and gets out as often as he can to participate in both. He and his wife Jody are enjoying being empty nesters and sharing their home with dogs, Shea and Beckett, and desert tortoise Fergie

Dr. Margolis makes it his personal goal to ensure all of his patients feel like their pets are part of the family as well. Jeff greatly values all of his clients/patients, and appreciates all of the years of service and opportunities to be a part of your pet's lives. With over 22 years of service to the Orange County Area, he is excited for every new patient!

Dr. Daniela Gestine

Veterinarian

Daniela Gestine grew up in Mission Viejo and worked as a receptionist for Olympiad Animal Hospital over 20 years ago! Since then, Dr. Gestine graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors in Animal Science and left to earn her Veterinary degree (DVM) from UC Davis. In 2009 she moved back down to Southern California to practice medicine full time and in 2015 was honored to return to Olympiad and join the doctor staff.

Daniela’s professional interests include Internal Medicine, Geriatric Care, Preventative Medicine, and Feline medicine. She is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the California Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. Daniela lives in Irvine with her husband Jon, their son Gabriel, their dogs, Hermione and Violet, and their crazy cat, Belle. In her free time, Daniela enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and going to beaches and theme parks.

Building long-term relationships with clients and their pets is Daniela’s greatest professional joy. She is excited to be back at Olympiad Animal Hospital and looks forward to meeting you and your furry family members soon!

Dr. Dani Gorski

Veterinarian

Dr. Dani Gorski was born and raised in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. She received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in Biology from the University of Minnesota. After graduating college, Dr. Gorski moved to Argentina to work at a wildlife rehabilitation facility. She lived in Argentina for 4 years, both helping to rehabilitate wild animals and working as a veterinary assistant at a local vet clinic, before returning to Minnesota to begin veterinary school. Dr. Gorski received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Minnesota in 2014.

Tired of the cold weather, Dr. Gorski and her husband moved out to southern California 1 year after her graduation from veterinary school. She has been practicing here in Orange County ever since. Dr. Gorski’s professional interests include dermatology, endocrinology, and preventative medicine. She is a member of the AVMA, CVMA, and SCVMA and has worked closely with the OC Animal Care shelter to provide services to shelter and rescue animals.

In addition to clinical work, Dani is passionate about devoting her time and veterinary skills by volunteering. She has spent many hours volunteering to help provide veterinary care to pets living on the reservations in rural Minnesota. She has also volunteered at many dog sled races, providing pre-race health checks and being on call for veterinary services as needed. Dani continues to work with local shelters and rescue groups to provide veterinary care and advice and to help animals in need.

Dani lives in Lake Forest with her husband Robert, her daughter Charlotte, her son Elijah, and their two rescue mutts Milanesa and Ernesta. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, and just enjoying the beautiful SoCal weather and being outdoors as much as possible. Dr. Gorski cares immensely about the well-being of all of her patients. She looks forward to creating lasting relationships with both you and your beloved pets and helping you care for them with kindness and compassion

Meet The Rest Of Our Staff

Paula

Olympiad Staff

Paula has been with Olympiad Animal Hospital since 1996. She has had the good fortune of being in this field for more than 25 years. Paula lives in Laguna Niguel and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, Ciara 8, Austen 3 and Connor 17 months. In her spare time she does Pet Photography.

Alex

Olympiad Staff

Alex recently joined the Olympiad team in the summer of 2019. She just graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor degree in Animal Science and an emphasis in Physiology. Alex is currently applying to veterinary schools and hopes to start next fall. She has always had a passion for learning and strives to spend her life helping animals as a veterinarian. In her free time Alex loves hiking, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.”

Lindsey

Olympiad Staff

Lindsey has been working as a vet tech since 2007. She went to college for marine biology and volunteered at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center where they rescue, rehabilitate, and release seals and sea lions. In her free time she likes to play kickball, volleyball, and zumba. She lives in San Clemente with her husband, son (Roman), dog (Rogue), and cat (Echo).

Kaitlyn

Olympiad Staff

Kaitlyn recently joined our team in June of 2019. Currently studying to achieve her RVT license after studying at Platt college. When she’s not working she spends most of her time taking care of her animals at home or volunteering with the reptile rescue. Kaitlyn is a proud mom of two cats (Belleregard and Luna), three snakes (Kito, Aurora and Demon), 13 tarantulas, three cave spiders, and a scorpion. When time allows Kaitlyn enjoys oil painting, cooking, gardening, ceramics and settling down to read a good book.

De'Ann

Olympiad Staff

D’Anne has been working in the field since 2000 and earned her RVT license in 2003 after attending Mt Sac. She has a passion for animal health and enjoys her work with the animals. She has 2 cats, one is a special needs, only having 3 legs. During her free time, she enjoys swimming and spending time with family.

Sara

Olympiad Staff

Sara recently joined our team in February of 2021. She has had a passion for animals since childhood. She plans on furthering her career by going to school to be a RVT. She loves cuddling and playing with her 4 cats and 3 dogs. When shes not working or spending time with her pets she enjoys crafting and baking.

Myra

Olympiad Staff

Myra recently joined the Olympiad team.

Steph

Olympiad Staff

Stephanie has been working at Olympiad since April 2014. She has a life long love of animals and enjoys working around them. She lives in Ladera Ranch with her husband Tony, three kids Madison, Samantha and Bret and two adorable dauchsunds Ruby and Logan. She loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends

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