Dr. Barbara Capwell, DVM
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Dr. Erin Greenwood, DVM
Dr. Greenwood is an Arizona native! After completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Arizona, she moved to the White Mountains where she met her husband, Willie. She then attended Ross University on the beautiful island of St. Kitts for three years, and then one year at Louisiana State University. She moved back to Arizona after she obtained her DVM. She has a passion for emergency veterinary care, and enjoys the fast pace it brings to our days! She has a love for all animals both big and small and currently has one adorable little dog. In her free time, she can be found in the mountains fishing, camping, or skiing!
Dr. Jessica Schneider, DVM
Dr. Jessica Schneider’s life has always been full of animals, from house pets to horses. Growing up in Idaho, Texas, and Illinois, she now enjoys the warm Arizona winters. Dr. Schneider graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho’s Animal Science Program before attending veterinary medical school at Washington State University, graduating with her DVM and a certificate in Global Animal Health. Her special interests include surgery, emergency medicine & spay/neuter. Dr. Schneider particularly enjoys giving back by donating her time and skills. While in vet school, she spent 3 months in Nepal vaccinating dogs for rabies, she donated 250+ hours providing free veterinary services on Washington Indian reservations, & currently volunteers with local dog & rabbit rescues. Her family consists of 2 cats – Cassius & Augustus, 2 spunky rabbits – Mr. Bingley & Piper, a Dutch Shepherd named Deimos & a Doberman named Eris. In her free time, Dr. Schneider enjoys horseback riding, jewelry making, ballroom dancing, & antique shopping. Dr. Schneider understands the profound impact animals have on our lives. She looks forward to providing high-quality, compassionate care to your fur babies!
Dr. Shaynee Belau, DVM
Dr. Belau grew up in southern Minnesota. She graduated from Winona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular biology. She moved to Arizona to attend Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine before joining the GQ team upon obtaining her degree. Dr. Belau is interested in emergency medicine, surgery, and shelter/community medicine. While attending veterinary school, she enjoyed volunteering her time on the Midwestern veterinary mobile clinic providing preventative and surgical care to animals within in-need communities. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, skiing, and cuddling with her two adorable cats- Lincoln and Mochi.
Dr. Darcy Smith, DVM
Dr. Smith was born and raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico. During high school and undergrad, she worked as a technician at a local veterinary clinic and did two abroad trips to South Africa and Australia where she got to volunteer at local wildlife rehabilitation and conservation programs. She attended New Mexico State University for undergrad and received her bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Biology and a minor in chemistry. She graduated from Midwestern University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees. During her time at Midwestern, she created a zoonotic disease tracking system that is currently being used by the Arizona State Veterinarian’s office. She has a rescue dog named Boo and a cat named Lilly. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, shopping, watching movies, enjoying various activities outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Sophia Sanchez, DVM
Sophia is a graduate of the University of Arizona- College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2023 inaugural class. She started in the veterinary field in 2016 as a veterinary technician in her small hometown in South Texas. She enjoys spending time with her 10 year old lab Gunner, and 3 year old cat Pancake! In her off time, she loves going to concerts, and being with friends; she is still trying to figure out a hobby but has been trying new things such as yoga, pottery and loving the journey!
Dr. Courtney Phongsavath, DVM
Dr. Courtney Phongsavath, also known as Dr. Phong, spent her formative years in a rural town in North Carolina before relocating to Florida, where she attended the University of Florida. There, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, with a specialization in Biology, complemented by a minor in Entomology and Nematology. She then moved to Arizona where she obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine at Midwestern University. Given her love for the sunshine, heat, and low humidity that this state had to offer, she decided to stick around and pursue a career here following graduation. Dr. Phong’s special interests in the field include emergency and large animal medicine, anatomic pathology, and neurology. She enjoys practicing evidence-based medicine while promoting the human-animal bond. In her spare time, Dr. Phong enjoys lifting weights, gaming, axe-throwing, and trying new donut shops to satisfy her sweet tooth.
Dr. Sarah Lindquist, DVM MS
Dr. Lindquist was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. She has always had a heart for the desert and all its native wildlife. She has had a passion for taking care of animals for as long as she can remember. She obtained her bachelors in Biology from Grand Canyon University and went on to complete her Masters in Animals Science and Biomedical Industries from The University of Arizona. Sticking to the Arizona trend Dr. Lindquist completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Arizona. During school she developed an interest in emergency medicine, surgery, and building relationships with clients. In her free time she loves to spend time with her dog Aria, weight lift, read for leisure, going to sporting events, hike when it’s not 110 out, and explore new restaurants. She can’t wait to help your animals with whatever they may need!
Dr. Larkin Hunt, DVM
Dr. Hunt is a recent veterinary graduate who is thrilled to be starting at Gilbert Queen Creek as part of their mentorship program. She is originally from Georgia and completed her undergraduate degree at UGA. She has spent the last 4 years studying veterinary medicine in Dublin, Ireland. She is an avid and lifelong animal lover and will always be grateful for her childhood pet husky. She loves to spend free time outside hiking, swimming, and especially running. She is excited for the opportunity to explore the vast new landscape of Arizona.
Dr. Marissa Howard, DVM
Dr. Howard is a Tennessee gal! She has always enjoyed being around animals, but it wasn’t until later in her undergraduate studies that she began to pursue her veterinary career. She went to the University of Tennessee at Martin for her undergraduate degrees and then to Lincoln Memorial University for veterinary school. She loves the variety of medicine the veterinary field has to offer! Outside of veterinary medicine, she really enjoys exploring the outdoors with her golden retriever Molly, finding the best coffee in town, and any type of sport.
Dr. Jean-Marie Capell, DVM
Dr. Capell was raised in Washington State where she attended Washington State University and obtained her bachelors in zoology. She moved to Tucson in 2020 to attend vet school as part of the inaugural class at the University of Arizona. Dr. Capell is excited to start her career as a doctor in small animal ER medicine. She has an adorable dog named Shay and a spunky cat named Fern. In her off time you can find her hiking, traveling, reading, cooking or binge watching her favorite tv shows.
Dr. Arianna Adams, DVM
Dr. Adams grew up in Phoenix, Arizona where she quickly realized her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She attended The University of Arizona and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Sciences in 2019. She graduated with her DVM as part of the inaugural class of The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine in August 2023. Her veterinary interests are in ultrasound, surgery, and preventative medicine, and urgent care. She has a strong interest in building close relationships with her clients and her patients and believes teamwork is the key to successfully treating her patients! When not at work, Dr. Adams enjoys spending time with friends and family, the family dogs Luna and Ares, trying new restaurants, going to amusement parks, ATV rides, ziplining, or at the gym. For vacation, she loves to go anywhere with sand and beautiful blue water. She loves to travel and hopes to start checking some places off of her bucket list. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated and enjoys spending time with her sorority sisters and helping out the community they support.
Treva Springfield – Hospital Administrator
Tre was born in Denver, Colorado. She has lived in Phoenix since she was baby and basically considers her self a native. She has worked with our company since the day we opened. She loves, hiking camping and going to the beach in her free time. She has three dogs and two cats and a handful of saltwater fish. She loves kids and puppies.
Zachary – Surgery Technician
Zachary was born in Sonora and move to Arizona in 2000. He has been in the veterinary field since 2001 and has been a part of our team for the last 13 years. He has two dogs and a cat Athena and Oliver and Diego. On he’s time off he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with he’s family.
Maddy – Vet Assistant
Maddy was born in Arizona. She has been is the veterinary field since 2020 and has been part of our team for 2 years. She has a dog and cat Ellie and Ace. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and listening to music.
Isabel – Vet Assistant
Isabel is an Arizona native born and raised. She graduated from Carrington college as a veterinary assistant in 2018 and plans to go back to school to become a certified veterinary technician. She is the owner of two crazy but amazing cats named Scapegoat and Indy. Indy is a sassy tortie that rules the house while scapegoat spends his days sunbathing and giving lots of kisses to Indy. When she isn’t spending time with her cats Isabel enjoys cooking, crafting and making jewelry. She looks forward to getting to meet your pets every day.