Our vets.

Marlayna Barnard

MS, DVM, CVA

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Marlayna Barnard’s special interests include anesthesia, surgery and the integration of acupuncture with Western veterinary medicine.

Education

  • Certification, Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Acupuncture, Small Animal
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Emergency, Veterinary Specialists of Rochester, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Master of Science, Anatomy and Neurophysiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins

Off Duty

Dr. Barnard enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, gardening and family time. She has many pets, including dogs, cats and an African sulcata tortoise.

Jared Brethouwer

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Jared Brethouwer enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine and has a special interest in cardiopulmonary medicine and blood disorders.

Dr. Brethouwer is the medical director of all BluePearl Pet Hospitals in the greater Phoenix area.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Animal Specialty Group, San Diego CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins

Off Duty

An outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Brethouwer likes kayaking, fishing and volleyball. Indoor pastimes include reading and cooking.

Francesca Lanfranchi

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Francesca Lanfranchi is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians. She is particularly interested in triaging and stabilizing emergency patients as well as performing surgeries.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
  • Bachelor of Science, Small Animal Science, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA

An Nguyen

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Some of Dr. An Nguyen’s clinical interests include neurology and ophthalmology cases and soft tissue surgeries, such as gastrointestinal obstructions and C-sections.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson

Off Duty

Dr. Nguyen likes outdoor rock climbing, playing basketball and playing the piano. She has a heeler mix named Rocky.