Our vets.

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.

Billie Ciotti

DVM

Emergency Medicine
Servicing locations

On the job

Dr. Billie Ciotti enjoys the variety of cases seen in emergency medicine. Her professional interests include snake envenomation and urethral obstruction.

Education
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Animal Referral & Emergency Center of Arizona, Mesa
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University, Downer Grove, IL
  • Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, Tempe
Off duty

Outside of work, Dr. Ciotti enjoys spending time with her husband and pets, family and friends, and enjoying the beauty and great food that Arizona has to offer.

Alexandra Coats

DVM
On the job

Dr. Alexandra Coats is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. Her clinical interests include soft-tissue surgery, specifically oncology ccases involving advanced reconstructive procedures. She’s also very interested in interventional radiology for advanced cardiothoracic procedures. Dr. Coats has recently been exposed to laparoscopic surgery and would love to advance her knowledge in this area of surgery. Beyond surgery, she’s also interested in dentistry and neurology.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Off duty

Dr. Coats is originally from Rapid City, SD and she returns when possible to visit family. She has a shelter mutt named Falah that she adopted during her undergraduate studies. She also lives with a mini dachshund named Walter.

Kyrsten Gibson

MS, DVM
On the job

Dr. Kyrsten Gibson is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She craves emergency and critical care cases. Her goal is to travel between Texas and Arizona as a small animal criticalist with involvement in large animal emergencies.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
  • Master of Science, Agriculture Food Science, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
Off duty

In her free time, Dr. Gibson enjoys hiking, wake boarding, reading and traveling. She has a black lab named Wrigley, a mini Aussie named Ryleigh and a pocket pittie named Remi. Dr. Gibson was born and raised in Texas and returns when possible to visit family.

William Linney

DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal

Surgery
On the job

Throughout his over 30-year career, Dr. William Linney has developed a strong respect for primary veterinarians and their relationships with their clients. Dr. Linney has given lectures on surgery to colleagues around the country and has helped train many interns and residents, several of whom are also now board-certified surgeons. He has been published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association regarding surgical techniques for the repair of patellar luxation.

Dr. Linney enjoys all aspects of orthopedic, neurologic, and soft-tissue surgery. He has additional training in and routinely performs:

  • Reconstructive techniques
  • TPLO procedure
  • Bone plating
  • External skeletal fixation
  • Interlocking nail systems
  • Locking plate systems
Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Norwood Park Animal Hospital, Norridge, IL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Sonora Veterinary Specialists, Phoenix, AZ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington
Off duty

When he is not in the hospital Dr. Linney and his wife (a brilliant emergency Veterinarian) try to find adventurous ways to raise their boys and enjoy life!

Kathryn McAdam

BVM&S

Emergency Medicine
Servicing locations

On the job

Dr. Kathryn McAdam finds many aspects of emergency work satisfying, but her favorite cases are foreign body surgeries. She also likes treating cats with urinary obstructions and removing foxtails, a spiny weed, from pets’ body parts.

Education
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, California State University, Los Angeles
Off duty

Dr. McAdam and her husband have four children, a dog and two cats, all of whom she loves spending time with. She also enjoys sewing, reading, researching family history and playing games.

Allison Reeder

DVM

Emergency Medicine
Servicing locations

On the job

Dr. Allison Reeder completed her internship in small animal medicine and surgery and is now working full time in emergency medicine. She has a special interest in wound management, pain management and neurology.

Education
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospitals, Phoenix AZ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman WA
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Off duty

Dr. Reeder likes being on the water, especially paddle boarding and kayaking. She has a lab mix and border collie and two conure birds.

Alyssa Thomas

DVM
On the job

Dr. Alyssa Thomas’ clinical interests include infectious disease and autoimmune conditions.

Education
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Bachelor of Arts, German Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson
Off duty

In her free time, Dr. Thomas enjoys watching movies, traveling, camping and volunteering at an exotic animal sanctuary.