Our Veterinarians

The Southside Pet Hospital team of skilled veterinarians welcomes you to our practice. Proudly serving the Olathe area. At Southside Pet Hospital, it is our daily privilege to provide quality vet care to your cherished pet, with compassion and competence. We hope to ensure a positive impact on our patients, pet owners and the local community.

David C. Gray, DVM

Dr. Gray, a graduate of Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine, has been a partner/owner of Southside Pet Hospital, Inc. since 1984. He is the Managing DVM here at Southside. Dr. Gray's trademark is providing personal attention to his many clients and patients, making great effort to keep clients informed of their pets' health status. He strives to offer quality veterinary medicine and diagnostics, incorporating current treatment and pharmaceutical trends in his practice. Dr. Gray is out of the office on Wednesdays.

Dr. Gray enjoys sports (especially KSU football), talk radio, and working on projects around the house. He and his wife, Kate, live in Olathe and have two grown daughters – Emily and Elizabeth.

Lisa Najarian, DVM

Dr. Najarian joined the Southside veterinary team in July of 2012. She is a Kansas City native and completed her undergraduate degree at MNU in Olathe and obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She is passionate about providing quality care for her patients and is also committed to educating owners about their pet’s health. Her special interests include preventive medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, animal behavior/training, as well as physical therapy. She is out of the office on Thursdays.

Dr. Najarian lives in Olathe with her cat Griswald and German Shepherd Jemilah Lynn (Jemma). She is very close to completing the appropriate training with Jemma to use her as a therapy dog at local children’s hospitals. In her free time, Dr. Najarian enjoys hiking, traveling, baking, reading, and spending time with her fiancé, family, and friends.

Daniel Rueb, DVM

Dr. Rueb is the newest member of the Southside team! He is a K-State graduate who enjoys the challenges of internal medicine. He is also interested in animal behavior and expanding his surgical knowledge and skill. He was involved in the business management and behavior clubs while in veterinary school. He is out of the office on Tuesdays.

While not working, Dr. Rueb enjoys reading, hiking with his dog Happy, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.