Our Staff


Lana Linton, DVM, DACVO

Dr. Linton is a 1980 graduate of the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced small animal medicine in Las Vegas for nine years and then returned to UMC where she completed a three-year ophthalmology residency. In 1993 she established Animal Eye Center, Inc. in Rocklin, CA. Her special interests include cataract and glaucoma surgeries. Dr. Linton is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Kristina Gronkiewicz, DVM, MS, DACVO

Dr. Gronkiewicz is an Illinois native who received a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Illinois in 2012. Dr. Gronkiewicz then completed a one-year small animal medicine and surgery internship at Oklahoma State University, after which she started a three-year comparative ophthalmology residency and masters program at the University of Missouri. Dr. Gronkiewicz completed the residency and became a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist in 2016. Her ophthalmic interests include corneal and cataract surgery. She has 2 talkative terriers, Eddie and Larry, and a feisty tortoiseshell cat named Mollie.

Support Staff

Seated: Tajma Abraham, Emily Call, Jenny Helms, Linda Chase

Standing: Leslie Dillon, RuthAnn Madamba, Erin Shaw, Carol Harris, Kimberly Viducich