The team at Manvel Animal Clinic is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.

Dr. Roland Lenarduzzi

DrLDr. Roland Lenarduzzi graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 1970. Following graduation, he completed an Ambulatory Internship at the University of California-Davis. In 1973, Dr. Lenarduzzi established Manvel Animal Clinic and continues to practice there today. He is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), local VMAs and the Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice.

Dr. Lenarduzzi treats both large and small animals. His interests include: dermatology, internal medicine, surgery – both soft tissue and orthopedic, ophthalmology and dentistry.

In his free time, Dr. Lenarduzzi enjoys the outdoors, golf and travel.

Dr. Gina Varns

DrGDr. Gina Varns graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 1985 and joined Manvel Animal Clinic shortly after. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and local VMAs.

Dr. Varns treats small animals. Her interests include dermatology, internal medicine, surgery, cytology and pediatrics.

In her free time, Dr. Varns enjoys reading, spending time with her children and travel.

Dr. Trish Hessel

Dr. Trish Hessel graduated with a BA from Iowa State University in 1995. She then attended University of Maryland School of Law, graduating in 2000. After working for 10 years in the legal and non-profit sectors, she attended Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated in 2016 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. Dr. Hessel is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) and local VMAs.

Dr. Hessel primarily treats small animals. Her interests include: internal medicine, pain management, and dermatology.

In her free time, Dr. Hessel coaches Special Olympics for the Houston Express and volunteers with the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network.