VCare Animal Clinic

20503 FM 529 Suite 600
Cypress, TX 77433


VCare Animal Clinic - Our Doctors


Sumanth Polikepahad, D.V.M., Ph.D.,  "Dr. Poli" - Veterinarian

Sumanth Polikepahad, D.V.M., Ph.D.,  "Dr. Poli" - Veterinarian

VCare Animal Clinic (VAC) is the manifestation of Dr. Poli's dream to provide high-quality veterinary care to the beloved pets of Cypress and Katy. Dr. Poli's journey began with obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Veterinary sciences and animal husbandry (BVSc & AH) in India, followed by immigrating to the USA to pursue higher education. After earning a Ph.D degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences from Louisiana State University, Dr. Poli continued to hone his skills in the basic sciences at Baylor College of Medicine while undergoing extensive veterinary clinical training. This included multiple externships and internships at renowned institutions such as Ohio State University's School of Veterinary Medicine, as well as volunteering at small animal clinics in the Houston and Missouri City areas. After passing a rigorous license examination and attaining the DVM degree, Dr. Poli worked at a Banfield corporate Veterinary hospital before finally realizing his dream of starting an independent clinic where he could apply his extensive knowledge and experience. Dr. Poli's dedication and passion for animal care is apparent in his compassionate and detail-oriented approach to his practice. In his free time, Dr. Poli enjoys reading philosophy and non-fiction, playing chess, and spending quality time with his family.

Menaka Matsyaraja, D.V.M., M.S.,  "Dr. Matsy" - Veterinarian

Menaka Matsyaraja, D.V.M., M.S.,  "Dr. Matsy" - Veterinarian

Dr. Matsy's passion for veterinary medicine has taken her on a journey across continents, and she brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise. Her journey started in Hyderabad, India, where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Sciences. She then pursued her Master's degree in Microbiology at Eastern New Mexico University in the USA. After passing the licensing exam ECFVG, she received her DVM training at the School of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Over the past decade, Dr. Matsy has worked as a licensed Veterinarian in the Houston area, including at the Harris County Shelter Clinic, Banfield Pet Hospital, Petcare Express, and Affordable Pet Clinic, among others. Her interests lie in both internal medicine and soft tissue surgery, and she is a member of both the AVMA and TVMA. Dr. Matsy is currently a resident of Cypresscreek Lakes in Cypress, where she lives with her husband, Dr. Poli, and their two children, Vedansh and Adya. When she's not working, Dr. Matsy enjoys cooking, singing, and hiking.

                                                                                                                                                                     Our Staff

                        Esbedie - Receptionist

                        Sofia K - Full time VA

                        Valery C - Full time VTA

                        Janie M - Part time Surgery Tech