Dr. Fred S. Baron received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University in 1977. He opened Coastal Plains Animal Clinic here in El Campo, TX in 1985. Since then, his practice has been serving the People and Pets of Wharton County and beyond. Dr. Baron strives to always provide the highest level of quality care to all of his patients and is always improving himself with education on the most modern medicine available for your pets, including integrating Chinese Medicine when appropriate.
During his spare time, Dr. Baron can be found enjoying his afternoon with his 4 rescues Coco, Ellie, Copper & Apollo and his cat Loxi. He also enjoys gardening, spending time with his family and of course some Aggie Football!
Dr. Doug Marquardt
Dr. Doug Marquardt graduated from Texas A&M University in 1991 and has been a team member at Coastal Plains Animal Clinic since. He enjoys communicating with Clients and strives to keep your pets healthy with preventative care.
During his down time, Dr. Marquardt can usually be found playing a round of golf at the local Country Club or out fishing with his family. He has a few furry family members of his own which include Maddie a mixed breed canine and the family cat Katie!
Meow, Woof & Hello! My name is Rebecca and I am the manager here at CPAC. I have been here for quite some time...13 years! I love building relationships with our clients and helping them help their furbabies live long, healthy & happy lives! I am a member of the HVPMA, VHMA, and am the Feline Advocate for our Feline Friendly Certified hospital. I am very proud to be a member of our team and to shout from the rooftops that we are certified by the American Animal Hospital Association and have been since 2000. We work very hard everyday to give your pet the top of the line medical care!
Fun Fact: I can talk to cats...and they talk back. It's true! Ask the staff! :)
Kaleigh Montalvo is one of our newest veterinary assistants who joined our team in 2017. Although she has never worked in the veterinary field Kaleigh has fell in love with being around all the fur babies that have come in to CPAC so much she is ready to add another fur babies to her family. Kaleigh’s family includes her husband Thomas, son Adrian, and rescue cat named Felix. On her days away from work Kaleigh and her family enjoy fishing, bike riding, and taking her son to the park. A fun fact about Kaleigh is she likes creating different cultural dishes and doing arts and crafts with her son.
Hi! My name is Stefanie and I have been with Coastal Plains since May 2014. I have always been intrigued with the idea of caring for animals both large and small. My favorite things about working at Coastal Plains is helping care for our patients and performing dental procedures...dental health is very important! I am also bilingual to help with some of our Spanish speaking clients.
Amanda Guzman is one of our Client Relation Specialists. She has been working in the Veterinary Field on and off since 2002 and has been with Coastal Plains since 2012. She grew up around small and large animals, so this line of work is second nature to her.
In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family, reading a good book or fishing. Her family also includes two fur babies, Bella (Yorkie) & Embree (Pitbull).
Client Relation Specialist
Hello! My name is Natalie! I have been here at CPAC since 2017 and love helping animals! It is very important to me to be an advocate for any pet that walks in the door. My favorite part of the job is teaching pet owners how to keep their pets healthy.
Fun Fact: I can play 5 different instruments and enjoy composing my own music.