Meet Our Doctors
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. Logan Hille, DVM
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. Megan Reilly, DVM
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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. Cameron Folkers, DVM
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.
Dr. Balmy Fang, DVM
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Dr. Carly Meschino, DVM
Dr. Meschino is an Arizona native born and raised in Gilbert, Arizona. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Arizona. She attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine before graduating in 2016 and returning home to Arizona. Dr. Meschino has experience working with many different types of pets and has a big interest in solving difficult dermatology cases. Her pets at home include a tortoise named Edgar, a kitty named Pascal, two dogs, and horses. Her Boxer mix Eza is a tripod and Doug is an energetic Hanging Tree Cow Dog. Aristocrat is her competition Arabian horse and Notch is a Quarter Horse. In her spare time, Dr. Meschino competes in cutting and reining and enjoys getting outdoors. You’ll frequently find her at the lake kayaking, paddle boarding, or going for a hike.
Dr. Aiden Tansey, DVM
Dr. Tansey is originally from Arizona, but has moved around quite a bit including spending three years in Germany. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science and a minor in Biochemistry. After graduation she moved across the country to attend the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. During veterinary school she had the opportunity to travel and work with World Vets International, providing veterinary care to a variety of animals in far reaching communities in Peru. While she enjoyed experiencing four seasons again, she is excited to return to the Valley of the Sun. Her interests include surgery, emergency medicine and general practice medicine. In her free time Dr. Tansey enjoys going on adventures, reading, painting and snuggling with her goofball pups Max and Roxy.
Dr. Jessica Seibel, DVM
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Dr. Mattison Newman, DVM
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Dr. Marissa Gibbs, DVM
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Dr. Ariel Gorham, DVM
Dr. Gorham is originally from Colorful Colorado. She attended university in Southern Illinois (go Salukis!) and Veterinary school at the University of Illinois. She came to Arizona to get away from cold weather. She enjoys reading, gaming, and spending time by the pool. Her favorite thing in the entire world is cuddling on the couch with her rescued Great Dane, Dory. She is thrilled to be in Arizona and ready to help all cats and dogs; big or small.
Dr. Morgan Hawken, DVM
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Dr. Sara Colin, DVM, MS, CWR
Dr. Colin grew up in Illinois and her passion for animals started at a young age when her grandmother bought her copies of Zoobooks. Dr. Colin has volunteered at her local wildlife clinics prior to completing her duel bachelor degrees in biological sciences and earth & environmental sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her passion for wildlife grew as she completed her Master of Science in Conservation Medicine from Tufts University where she was able to study her favorite animal – bears. Dr. Colin completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine where she also held mentorship positions at the Wildlife Medical Clinic. Additionally, Dr. Colin has obtained her certification in wildlife rehabilitation (CWR) from the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council. Dr. Colin’s areas of interest include surgery and exotic/wildlife medicine. In her free time, Dr. Colin enjoys spending time with her dog and tortoise, watching movies and playing tennis.
Dr. Brianna Capria, DVM
Dr. Capria grew up in Upstate New York and cultivated her interest to work with animals starting at an early age. After high school, Dr. Capria moved to Buffalo where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology from Medaille College. She then worked as a licensed veterinary technician for 6 years. During that 6 years she also pursued a Master’s degree in Public Health from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Soon after, Dr. Capria moved to the island of Saint Christopher (St. Kitts) to complete her degree in Veterinary Medicine at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Her primary interests are in emergency medicine, and exotic pet medicine. In her free time, Dr. Capria enjoys going hiking with her dog, Rascal, swimming, baking and reading.
Dr. Alysse Budd, DVM
Dr. Budd grew up in Ohio fostering a love of animals while frequently visiting the Toledo Zoo and local Metroparks with her dogs. Her passion for veterinary medicine was cemented when she learned from her parents (both DMAT nurses) of the brave veterinarians who volunteer on rescue missions during natural disasters alongside her parents and other human medical professionals to rescue displaced families and pets. Dr. Budd worked as a veterinary assistant at a spay & neuter clinic during her school breaks while she pursued a Bachelors in Animal Science and Bachelors in Biology at the University of Findlay, OH. She then pursued her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois CVM and volunteered at the U of I Wildlife Medical Clinic caring for injured wildlife. Her current interests are in exotic companion animal medicine, cardiology, emergency medicine, and building strong client relationships. When not helping animals, Dr. Budd enjoys hiking, painting, crafting, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Moose
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 TSVC 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. Courtney Blackmon, DVM
Dr. Courtney Blackmon was raised in the Midwest and started her journey to veterinary medicine in Austin, Texas. While in Texas, she began working at a small animal veterinary clinic, apprenticed as a horse trainer, and learned to start her own horse. She also spent time volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation center and fostered/rescued dogs and cats. She attended Colorado State University on the beautiful Front Range, where she developed a passion for preventative care, behavior, and nutrition. She developed her interest in emergency medicine and surgery while working at a small animal ER and the surgery department at CSU. Prospects of sunshine and warm weather brought her west to Arizona. She has two cattle dog mixes, two gray cats, and two Arabian horses. In her free time, she loves hiking, horseback riding, and exploring Arizona.
Dr. James Hertz, DVM
Dr. Hertz was born and raised just north of New York City in Westchester County. He always had a love and passion for animals ever since he was little, growing up with many animals in the house. He ventured away from home to get his Bachelors at the University of Michigan (Go Blue)! He continued moving further west to escape the cold winters and came to Arizona for veterinary school at Midwestern University. After falling in love with the Arizona climate and meeting his fiancé in vet school, he decided to call Arizona his new home. Together with his fiancé, he has two dogs, Honey and Chili, and one cat, Kesha. Dr. Hertz has developed interests in soft tissue surgery and preventative medicine and looks forward to building long-lasting relationships with his patients and their families. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, swimming, snowboarding, watching Netflix, and is a huge sports fan.
Dr. Ty Tanaka, DVM
Dr. Tanaka is straight out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He has always enjoyed being with animals but did not decide to pursue a career in veterinary medicine until his last semester of undergrad. He received his Bachelors of Science in biology from Pacific University in Oregon. He returned home to work as a veterinary technician until he started veterinary school at Washington State University. He enjoys working with clients and is specifically interested in the relationships and communication surrounding great medicine. In his free time, he enjoys getting outside to the nearest body of water and soaking up the sun.
Dr. Elena Ault, DVM
Dr. Ault is most recently from Colorado but grew up as a child of all corners of the USA with two parents in the Air Force. She began her journey to veterinary school the summer before college while volunteering at her town’s animal shelter and realizing the positive impact that spay/neuter services can have for both animals and animal lovers of a community. She attended Pepperdine University to obtain a Bachelor’s of Science with a major in biology and a minor in sustainability while competing on the Women’s Swim and Dive Team. Along the way, she became a puppy raiser for Canine Partners of the Rockies and spent her time investing in the next generation of service dogs. She moved to sunny Arizona to pursue her veterinary degree at Midwestern University and loved it so much she sought out her dream clinic in her second year. Interests include surgery, emergency medicine, and diagnostic imaging, as well as evidence-based natural therapies that work in harmony with her clients’ lifestyles. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading novels, hiking and camping with her fiancé, and cuddling her chocolate lab puppy, Mousse.
Dr. William Hodges, DVM
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. Gabriella Bronstein, DVM
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 her 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. Megan Buscema, DVM
Dr. Buscema is from Tucson, Arizona. She has always grown up around dogs, horses, and cats and knew early on she wanted to devote her life to them. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Veterinary Science, minoring in Microbiology and Biochemistry. After graduation, she moved to Glendale, Arizona to acquire her degree in Veterinary Medicine at Midwestern University. Dr. Buscema is very excited to join the team at GQ Vet! Megan has an interest in preventative care, while building strong client relationships to help care for everyone’s four legged friends. When she is not helping other animals, she enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her terrier mix rescue, Poppy or enjoying the company of her horse, Elco.
Veterinary Specialist Services Available
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. Derek Matthews, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Matthews received his DVM degree from Colorado State University in 2015. He completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at Purdue University from 2015-2016 and a cardiology residency at Texas A&M University from 2016-2019. He became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 2019. His special interests include arrhythmias, congenital cardiac disease, interventional procedures, and management of congestive heart failure. He loves the outdoors, hiking, skiing, and travel.
He is currently the head cardiologist for Epic Veterinary Specialists in Carefree Arizona. He currently serves as the residency program director, actively teaching the next generation of cardiologists.
Dr. Miller is an independent consultant for GQ Vet.
Dr. Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, DACVS
Dr. Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow – Surgical Oncology, ACVS Founding Fellow – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Séguin obtained his DVM from the University of Montréal. He performed a small animal internship at the University of Illinois. He was in small animal general private practice before completing a Master’s of Science and Small Animal Surgery Residency at Washington State University. He then went on to fulfill his Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Colorado State University. He was on Faculty at the University of California, Davis, and Oregon State University. He is currently Professor of Surgical Oncology at the Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University. Dr. Seguin will be assisting our patients with their veterinary surgical needs at our location monthly!
Dr. Jennifer Simpson, DVM, DACVS-SA
Dr. Jennifer Simpson, DVM Dip. ACVS-SA currently practices at a small animal specialty hospital in Ventura, CA Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG). She graduated from Oregon State University after completing her surgery residency in 2010. Her special interests include oncology and orthopedic surgery. She uses arthroscopy and other minimally invasive techniques to help diagnose and treat her patients. She actively lectures and teaches surgical techniques. She also does private surgery coaching. Jennifer lives with her husband, 2 kids, a cat and 6 chickens. She loves the outdoors, enjoying surfing, sailing, skiing and traveling. Dr. Simpson plans to be at our Gilbert Queen Creek Emergency Veterinarian location on a monthly basis to assist with our patient’s surgical needs. She has enjoyed spending time in Arizona and looks forward to continuing to spend time sharing her expertise and helping animals in such a wonderful place!
Dr. Lisa Shubitz, DVM – Valley Fever Consultant
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!
Dr. Matthew W. Miller, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Miller received his DVM degree from The Ohio State University in 1984 and his Masters of Science degree from the same university in 1993. He completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group from 1984-1985 and a cardiology residency at the Ohio State University from 1985-1988. He became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 1988. He served on the faculty of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences from 1988-2014 where he achieved the position of full professor with tenure. He served as the director of the Texas A&M University Institute for Preclinical Studies (TIPS) from 2012 to 2014. He is currently a Senior Professor of Cardiology in The Department of Small Animal Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. He is a Charter Fellow of the Michael E. DeBakey Institute of Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices. He is currently the President of Black Mountain Veterinary Cardiology in Carefree Arizona. More information can be found at: https://www.blackmountainvet.com/
Dr. Miller is an independent consultant for GQ Vet.
Dr. Elizabeth Hershey, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), CVA
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