VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital

Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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  • Jeffrey Steen

    Medical Director
    Board Certification: DABVP
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University



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  • Kevin T. Fitzgerald

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DABVP
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University
    Graduate School: University of Colorado

    Kevin Fitzgerald grew up in Denver and graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder where he also received his masters and doctorate degrees in endocrinology. In 1983 he received a DVM from

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  • Jorge Alvarez

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Florida

    Dr. Alvarez fell in love with Colorado over ten years ago during his first ski trip to Breckenridge as a high school student. Since then, it has always been his dream to live near the mountains and

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  • LaDawn Bruggink-Scott

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Bruggink-Scott is a Colorado native who received her B.S. in Business in 1992 and her DVM in 1996, both from Colorado State University. Prior to joining Alameda East, Dr. Bruggink-Scott practiced

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  • Molly Comiskey

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Dr. Molly Comiskey (Dr. Molly as she preferred to be addressed!), has known she wanted to be a vet since she was 5 years old. Born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, she completed her undergraduate

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  • Stacey Daley

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Florida

    Dr. Stacey Daley received her BS in Zoology and DVM from the University of Florida. While at school, she was fortunate enough to participate in veterinary trips vaccinating street dogs in the Yucatan

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  • Sharon Eckert

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: North Carolina State University

    Dr. Eckert received a B.S. with Honors in Animal Science, with an Animal Biology emphasis from the University of Florida and her D.V.M. from North Carolina State University.

    Her

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  • David Israel

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University

    Dr. David Israel was born and raised in Long Island, New York, and received his B.A. in English at the University at Albany. After college he worked as a journalist for a Rhode Island newspaper while

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  • Kelly Kattman

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Kattman was born in Colorado but spent most of her childhood in Western New York. She graduated with a B.S. degree from Duke University in 1993 and then continued her education at Cornell University

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  • Gina Kettig

    Staff Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Gina Kettig was born and raised in Toms River, New Jersey. She attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 303-366-2639. We are located at 9770 East Alameda Ave. Denver, CO 80247.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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