If your pet is experiencing a medical emergency or you need immediate assistance, please call us at (480) 674-3200.
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. Logan Hille was born in 1991 in Southern California and moved to Arizona in 1995. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2013 with a degree in veterinary sciences and attended Colorado State University for veterinary school. After graduating in 2018, Dr. Hille moved to Dallas, Texas where he lived for 8 months. Knowing Texas was not the place for him, Dr. Hille moved back to Arizona in 2019 to be closer to his friends and family. He has two dogs, Rory and Lincoln, who he loves dearly. In his off time, Dr. Hille likes golfing, relaxing with friends, and playing video games.
Dr. Hille has a special interest in Oncology and advanced Valley Fever.
Dr. Bronstein is originally from New York CIty. She has always been interested in working with animals but did not begin her path to veterinary medicine until sophomore year of college. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Wheaton College in Massachusetts with a major in Philosophy. After graduating, she spent 6 months in Thailand volunteering at an elephant sanctuary before completing a pre-med post-baccalaureate at City College in New York City. She then moved to Arizona to complete her veterinary degree at Midwestern University. She has an interest in emergency medicine and preventative care. She places a keen emphasis on building relationships with clients, working with them to treat their pets, and giving them happy and healthy lives. In her free time she enjoys kickboxing and dance classes, playing volleyball, and spending time with friends and family. She has a 5 year-old dog named Amos and a 9 year-old cat named Messi.
Dr. Hodges is originally from Tyler, Texas. He has always been an animal lover, and volunteered at a wildlife rehabilitation facility where he had the opportunity to work with many interesting species, including raccoons, otters, beavers, skunks and even a wallaby! He received a Bachelor of Arts in Animal Behavior from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas in 2014. After graduation he worked as a veterinary technician for almost 4 years before moving to Arizona for Veterinary School. Dr. Hodges received his DVM degree from Midwestern University in 2021. While attending Midwestern Dr. Hodges developed a strong interest in emergency and preventative medicine, and is looking forward to building long lasting bonds with his patients and their humans at GQ Vet. In his free time he enjoys spending time exploring restaurants and craft breweries in the valley with his wife Kelsi, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with his golden retriever puppy, Mia.
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. Folkers is originally from Southern California. Having a father that was a veterinarian he has always had a passion for animals. He obtained his Bachelors in Biology from Arizona State University and then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his clinical rotations at Colorado State University and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. He has a special interest in emergency medicine and surgery. Dr. Folkers also owns a mobile equine veterinary practice that provides preventative care for horses. In his free time he enjoys time with his family, getting outdoors, camping and traveling. While on St. Kitts received his Divemaster scuba certification and has over 250 logged dives.
Megan completed her undergraduate (Biology Major, emphasis in Pre-Vet) at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. Megan has been passionate about becoming a Veterinarian since she was 5 years old. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2017, although she misses the seasons of the Midwest as she loved spending time outdoors and on the water, Megan then went on to perform an Internship at Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson from 2017 to 2018. She has always had a deep love and enjoyment for emergency and critical care. She enjoys having the opportunity to see cases recover and getting to send them home to their loving families. She currently lives in Tucson with her husband, daughter Mackenzie, their 4 dogs Max, Lady Bug, Cricket, and Wrangler and two cats Owen and Cleo.
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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.
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Atessa discovered her love of veterinary medicine after shadowing a wildlife veterinarian in South Africa in 2016 and has continued her journey into vet me since then. She loves cooking, reading, painting, and writing her thriller novel. If she’s not doing those hobbies she is traveling abroad with her partner of nine years Ian. She has two fur babies, a cat Momo and a dog Luke. She has an interest in exotic, internal, and emergency medicine and is contemplating specializing after her internship.
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.
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, 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
We have relationships with a number of independent veterinary specialists that offer their services to our clients out of our hospital. Please call us to set up an appointment if you are in need of any specialist services.
Dr. Mike Conzemius received his DVM and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Iowa
State University. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania.
He has served as a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, Iowa State
University at the University of Minnesota. He is a Diplomate of the American College of
Veterinary Surgeons and an ACVS Founding Fellow in Joint Replacement Surgery.
Dr. Roth was born in Colorado, and has lived most of her life in Arizona. She first attended the Air Force Academy, but then exchanged her career as a pilot for that of becoming a veterinarian! She graduated as a DVM from Colorado State University, and spent most of her career in entrepreneurial endeavors. She has a passion for educating others, and in addition to teaching veterinary ultrasound within the industry, she also helped build the education department for Sound Technologies. After 20 years in the veterinary industry, she completed an alternative radiology residency in 2017 and enjoys practicing her specialty of radiology in both clinical and teleradiology settings. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing her Christian faith while trying to humbly navigate life. She enjoys spending time with her two adult children, both with special needs in the autism spectrum. She has been an equestrian coach for the Special Olympics, and once traveled to Greece for the World Games. She enjoys being athletic (basketball, swimming, triathlons, or just staying fit). She enjoys spending her free time in warm places, sunny beaches, and watching beautiful Arizona desert sunsets.
Lisa Shubitz, DVM, is a Research Scientist at the Valley Fever Center for Excellence (University of Arizona, Tucson). She has spent 25 years conducting valley fever research as well as consulting on cases of valley fever in animals. Recent research includes working on a vaccine to prevent valley fever in dogs, improved mouse models of infection, studies on vaccine protection in immunodeficient mice, immunology studies in dogs with valley fever, and a study of fluconazole doses in alpacas. She shares her life with her three dogs and dog agility and other sports are her primary hobby. She also enjoys hiking and biking both with and without the dogs, and baking cookies and bread. Dr. Shubitz will be providing consultation services for our Emergency Hospital related to valley fever cases, and assisting with our patient’s treatment for valley fever including the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy!
Valley Veterinary Cardiology: The veterinary cardiologist behind our mobile services is Dr. Christopher Paige. Chris has been working in the field for more than 10 years but has had a passion for animals all of his life. Dr. Paige is board-certified in Cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). For more than nine years, he has worked in private specialty practices in Mesa, Phoenix, and Flagstaff, Arizona, offering full, interventional cardiology service. In 2012, Dr. Paige was recruited into cardiovascular research at a world-renowned human medical device company. He also served as Chair of the ACVIM Residency Training Committee and is Adjunct Faculty at Midwestern School of Veterinary Medicine. In 2014, he founded Veterinary Specialists of Northern Arizona to provide cardiology services to the Flagstaff, Cottonwood, Campe Verde, Sedona and surrounding areas. He opened Valley Veterinary Cardiology in August 2016 to offer the Valley’s first cardiology specific practice dedicated to patient, client and primary care veterinarian support. In his free time, Dr. Paige enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, as well as their family pets. He also likes to hike, run, mountain bike and downhill ski.
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18610 E Rittenhouse Rd Bldg B
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
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