Our Team

The East Maryland Animal Hospital team

Our staff of experienced and expert veterinarian doctors and skilled vet staff is ready when your pet needs us. Call or contact us today to learn more.



Amanda is one of our Client Service Specialists. She began working at East Maryland in July 2015. She has been working in animal hospitals since 2006. Amanda is currently enrolled in school, working toward receiving her Veterinary Assistant certificate. She lives with her significant other, Tony, and her two cats, Hailey and Chloe. Some of Amanda’s hobbies include arts and crafts, reading comic books, and playing board and card games.



Juliana is one of our great receptionists here at East Maryland. She has worked in veterinary medicine since 2012 and has loved working in cat rescue since she was 16. She has many beloved cats at home, along with her Bernese Mountain Dog, Abby. She loves meeting new people that love their pets as much as she does!



Tina has been working with animals in some capacity for the last 12 years. Prior to coming to East Maryland in June of 2017, she worked as the Team Lead for a boarding facility in Phoenix and is currently the Assistant Director at Home Fur Good Animal Rescue and Placement. Recently Tina also joined the Humane Society as a Deputy District Leader to help promote the importance of animal rights and legislation that would encourage responsible pet ownership.

Tina is the proud Mama of Posh, Nala, Max, BJ and Beans. She is inspired every single day by her babies Gotti and Corbin who are no longer by her side but always in her heart.



Kassi joined our receptionist team in July 2017. Kassi worked in the veterinary field for two and a half years before joining our team. Kassi is currently in school to be a medical assistant. When she is not at work or school she enjoys spending time watching movies with her son, Joseph and her two cats Gus Gus and Simba.



Nichole’s love for animals started as a young girl. She would help her mother feed and rescue stray animals in her hometown of La Serena, Chile. Her mother continues to rescue dogs and has a farm sanctuary for injured animals in Chile to this day. Her passion has directed Nichole to veterinary medicine and specifically dentistry –Nichole often says “if I see your pet, I WILL look at their teeth”!

Nichole graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal studies in 2004, and went back to school for an Applied Science Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. Nichole joined East Maryland in June of 2016 as the Lead Veterinary Technician. Nichole has been in veterinary medicine since 2008, and she truly loves her career!!! When she is not working she enjoys gardening, exercising, Latin music, and best of all, being a fur-mommy to three beautiful dogs, Xochitl, Cici and Mac.



Linda is a Veterinary Technician. She has worked in veterinary medicine since 1996 and graduated from both veterinary technician school as well as American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians. She has a Basset Hound named Brock, and 2 Shih Tzus named Baxter, and Cauli-Flower. She also has horses and 2 chickens: Lavern & Shirley!



Kelli began working at East Maryland Animal Hospital in 2011, first as a boarding technician then technician’s assistant and now Kelli has been promoted to Veterinary Technician. Kelli has She absolutely loves working with animals and has 4 dogs: a lab/ridgeback named Jack, Tinker and Jaxson both Yorkshire Terriers and Sophie a Border Collie as well as 3 cats: Josh, Dexter and Lucy. She also has a desert tortoise named Franklin and a corn snake named Slinky.



Natasha joined East Maryland as a technician in June of 2017. Natasha has always loved and has had many different pets growing up; dogs, cats, turtle, iguana, parakeets, guinea pigs, pigs, and ducks. She currently has a 7 1/2 year Labrador retriever Dieggo, that is her best friend. Natasha started her career 2 years ago as a volunteer in a large and small animal clinic in south Mississippi where her husband is from. She was hired on as a Kennel Tech and after just 3 months she worked her way up to Vet Tech. She is enrolled in a Veterinary Technology program online through San Juan College to obtain her Associates Degree.



Cole is one of our Veterinary Technicians. She has been in Veterinary Medicine since 2005. Starting at a young age, Cole has volunteered at shelters, fostered sick pets and helped strays find their way back home. Cole has a special place in her heart for special needs pets and horses. When Cole took some time off to stay home with her children and family she started a Pet Service business so she could continue to be around animals. Cole always says she has three little girls, two human and one fur baby. Her fur baby is “Apple the Dapple” she is a Dachshund mix.



Keith has been our loyal boarding supervisor since 2005 at East Maryland. He is our Mr. Fix-It as well and can always be counted on to help us keep the hospital running smoothly! He has 8 Miniature Pinschers! He is a snake enthusiast and a great snake breeder. 



Lily is one of our friendly kennel techs; during and after graduating high school she volunteered at Maricopa County Animal Care & Control helping stray dogs and lost pets find their forever home. Shortly after; she was working at a spay and neuter clinic where she gained more experience with animals before joining East Maryland Animal Hospital. Lily enjoys her job because she is able to care for and love the pets that come in as if they were her very own. When she is not at work, Lily loves to do a lot of outdoor activities like, horseback riding, outdoor photography and camping.



Erin was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Arizona at eight years old. She has been working with animals since her internship in high school. She’s worked with animals in almost everyway possible; rescue, kennel tech, receptionist, vet assistant, doggy daycare and even grooming. Erin has a German Shepherd named Shoni, a Shih Tzu named Jack, a mutt named Dessa and a cat named Florence. In her spare time her hobbies include; kickboxing, going to the movies, drawing, taking the dogs hiking (when its not too hot) and photography.



Guisela, has been working in the veterinary field since 2014. She joined East Maryland in March 2016 as Kennel tech. She has graduated from Anthem College with her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. She will be attending Arizona State University this spring 2017 to finish her bachelor’s degree in biology science (Animal Neurobiology, behavior & physiology). In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with friends and currently doing an internship at Arizona Animal Welfare League as Animal Keeper for their exotic animal ambassadors. She is a fur mommy of 5 dogs, Sissi & Rockstar both mixed Chihuahuas; Blanca & Nene are both mixed shar-pei and Black also a mixed breed.



Nicole joined the East Maryland team as a kennel technician in August 2017. She loves working with animals and has volunteered at numerous shelters ever since she was a teenager. She has two dogs--Paris and Chloe, and two cats--Froggy and Mary. She is a full time student at Arizona State University and just moved to Phoenix from Charleston, South Carolina. One day she would love to open her own rescue agency or foster animals in need.