A team member with a brown and white long haired guinea pig

Leila Marcucci, DVM, DABVP (Avian) – Owner, Veterinarian

…is an experienced avian veterinarian with a strong special interest in rabbit and rodent (guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats…) medicine.  Since joining BABEH in 2005, she has helped to expand this growing area of our practice.  In 2014, Dr. Marcucci became the sole owner of Bay Area Bird & Exotics Hospital.

Dr. Marcucci is a 2004 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois. She is a San Francisco native and in the past has served as the Vice President and Secretary of the SF Veterinary Medical Association.

Current Associations:

  • ABVP (American Board of Veterinary Practitioners)
  • AAV (Association of Avian Veterinarians)
  • AEMV (Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians)
  • AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
  • SFVMA (San Francisco Veterinary Medical Association)
  • ARAV (Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians)

A team member next to a red and blue parrot sitting on a perch

Dr. Lynn Dustin has officially retired!

We wish her well and will miss her at BABEH. For her retirement letter, please click here.

Tammy Azzaro
Veterinary Technician

Brianna Tamura
Veterinary Assistant


Jane Eckert (left)
Veterinary Technician

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John Navazo
Veterinary Assistant