Our team, including, Dr. Penelope Bowden, Dr. Yuan Kang, and Dr. Kevin Nagel, is here to serve you at Lincoln Avenue Vet Clinic in San Jose. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Lincoln Avenue Veterinary Clinic. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. We will do anything possible for our patients and the owners who love them!

Learning and education are very important here at Lincoln Avenue Veterinary Clinic. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances because our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. We make it a goal to treat each patient like our own and give each patient plenty of love and attention. We are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. We will also do everything we can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (408) 293-3448.


Dr. Penelope Bowden

Dr. Bowden was born in England and at the age of 2 her family moved to southern California where she grew up. She graduated from U.C. Davis with a degree in biochemistry and from University of Georgia with her D.V.M. degree. She worked in Houston Texas for 2 years before moving back to the bay area in 1993.

She started working at Lincoln Ave in July 1993 and we love having her here.

Dr. Bowden is married, has three sons, numerous dogs, cats, and enjoys the outdoors!


Dr. Yuan Kang

Dr. Yuan Kang grew up in Boston and always knew she wanted to work with animals and their families. She studied molecular biology at Yale University and received her veterinary degree from Cornell University. Her professional interests include surgery, dentistry and geriatric medicine. She also enjoys working with animal shelters and underserved communities. Dr. Kang is Fear Free Certified and tries to make visits as low-stress as possible for her patients. She is a member of the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

In her free time, Dr. Kang loves exploring local restaurants and hiking trails. She has two adorable guinea pigs, Machu and Picchu, and a rescue Chihuahua, Dobby.


Dr. Kevin Nagel

Dr.Kevin Nagel grew up in upstate New York and always had dreams of winter sunshine. He attended Cornell University for both his undergrad and veterinary degrees and graduated with his DVM in 2009. He promptly moved out the Bay Area where he worked for a year on the coast before coming to LAVC in San Jose. He has broad professional interests, including general small animal (dog and cat) medicine and surgery, eye issues, clinical pathology (looking at stuff under microscopes) and dentistry. He does his best to encourage the human-animal bond and believes in LAVC’s practice of having pet owners be an integral part of making decisions.

Dr. Nagel is married and has a cat named Darwin and a dog named Indiana. He enjoys brewing his own beer, hiking, camping, reading James Michener books and watching such varied TV shows as Game of Thrones, Orange is the New Black, and Cheers.


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