Taylor P. Ludwick, MS, DVM

Position: Veterinarian/Owner

School Attended: Westmont College, UC Davis

Year Graduated: 2011

Degree(s): BS, MS, DVM

Years Worked at BVH: 6 years

Special Interests: Small animal medicine and surgery; equine medicine, equine dentistry, and beef cattle production.

About Me: My personal interests include any and all outdoor activities including fishing, hiking and skiing. I enjoy coaching my kid’s sports teams, camping and going to the lake with my wife, 3 daughters and son. Our pet inventory includes 2 black labs, 2 desert tortoises, a guinea pig and lots of fish!


Nicole Milici, DVM

Position: Veterinarian/Owner

School Attended: UC Davis

Year Graduated: 2007

Degree(s): BS, DVM

Years Worked at BVH: 10 years

Special Interests: Small animal medicine and surgery; Equine lameness and reproduction.

About Me: I enjoy spending time with my family, Husband Gary, and baby girls Lyndy and Jacey. I also enjoy riding my horse Gunner and any outdoor activities with my family and 3 dogs Elko, Izzy & Mina. I was born and raised in Bishop and have worked at the Bishop Veterinary Hospital since I was 12 years old! I attended UC Davis receiving a BS in Animal Science and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. I spent my first year of veterinary medicine working at Great Basin Equine, an equine specialty hospital located in Gardnerville, NV.


Joel R. Figueroa, MS, DVM

Position: Associate Veterinarian

School Attended: UC Davis

Year Graduated: 2017

Degree(s): BS, MS, DVM

Years Worked at BVH: 1 Year

Special Interests: Food Animal Production, Pathology, Large and Small Animal medicine and surgery


Thomas J. Talbot, DVM

Position: Associate Veterinarian

School Attended: UC Davis

Year Graduated: 1975

Degree(s): BS, DVM

Years Worked at BVH: 41 Years

Special Interests: Small animal medicine and surgery.

About Me: I am a lifelong resident of the Owens Valley. My Great Grandfather homesteaded here in the 1860’s. It is an honor to have raised my family here and to provide veterinary services to the people of the Owens Valley and the surrounding areas for the past 37 years.


Craig London, DVM

Position: Associate Veterinarian

School Attended: UC Davis

Year Graduated: 1980

Degree(s): BS, DVM

Years Worked at BVH: 25 years

Special Interests: Small animal medicine and surgery; Emergency critical care; Backcountry equine veterinary care; and Feral Cats

About Me: I am a native resident to Bishop, Ca. I continue to manage my family’s business at Rock Creek Pack Station. Carmen my wife teaches fifth grade at Bishop Elementary. Our lives revolve around our Great Dane “Francis”, our Bull Dog “Fancy”.


Emma Lantz, MPH, DVM

Position: Associate Veterinarian

School Attended: Colorado State University

Year Graduated: 2016

Degree(s): BA, MPH, DVM

Years Worked at BVH: 1st year

Special Interests: Livestock/small ruminant medicine and surgery; exotics/zoo animal/wildlife; pubilc health and epidemiology.

About Me: I’m a Chicago Native, but got out if the city as soon as I could! My husband Derek and I worked in Bishop before I moved to Colorado for Veterinary School and a Master in Public Health. I practiced in Northeast Oregon and Eastern Washington for a few years, and we were very happy to be back in the Owens Valley. We enjoy pretty much any outdoor activities and share our home with a small but fierce cat “Mickey”.