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FCVERH Staff

Management

Dr. Michael Deogracias

DVM, Medical Director

Dr. Deogracias grew up in South Bend, Indiana and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.  After working in research labs for several years, he moved to beautiful Fort Collins and graduated from Colorado State University with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2014.
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Maggie Brown

Practice Manager

Maggie joined the team in January of 2017 as the Senior Care Coordinator and has since been promoted to manager. Maggie has a Zoology Degree from CSU, and has 7 years of customer service experience in the veterinary field.
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Jenny Spackman

Marketing & CSR/AR Manager

Jenny moved to Fort Collins in the fall of 2015 from Wichita, Kansas where she was born and raised. As a young adult, she attended Oklahoma State University where she studied Psychology and Social Work, working for rural hospitals as she completed her degrees.
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Amanda Doty

CVT, Treatment Nurse Manager

Amanda has been with us since 2012. She graduated from FRCC’s technician program in 2013 with honors.
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Veterinarians

Dr. Kelly Romero

DVM

Dr. Kelly Romero has been with the Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation hospital since we opened in 2003.  She is a 2000 graduate from the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 
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Dr. Lauren Marchewitz

DVM, MS

Dr. Lauren Marchewitz is a graduate of Colorado State University, where she earned her graduate and undergraduate degrees. 
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Dr. Danielle Huval

DVM, cVMA

Born to a military family in Huntsville, Alabama, as a child, Dr. Huval lived all over the US. She attended Whittier College, a small liberal arts college in the Los Angeles area where she received her BA in Biology. She then headed to Colorado State University to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a large animal veterinarian.
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Dr. Bonnie Wright

DVM, DACVAA, cVA, CCRP, CVPP

Dr. Wright was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She accomplished her DVM at Colorado State University and a residency in Anesthesia and Critical Patient Care at The University of California, Davis. She has earned certificates in Medical Acupuncture, Veterinary Pain Practitioner, and Canine Rehabilitation practitioner.
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Dr. Kirsten Blanchet

DVM

Kirsten grew up on the Minnesota prairie and moved to Colorado for her undergraduate studies, where she attended Colorado College. After spending a few years in the mountains hiking, horse back riding and teaching skiing, she moved to Fort Collins to attend CSU Veterinary School.
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Dr. Claire Tovrea

DVM

Claire grew up on the east coast and moved all around New England before heading to Colorado in 2012 to finish her Bachelor of Science. She graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University and was honored with a Professional Excellence Award.
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Dr. Chrissy Pilley

DVM, cVMA, Intern/Extern Supervisor Pathway ER Academy

Dr. Pilley is a veterinarian by night and a musician and artist by day. She has been with the Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital since 2009, starting initially as a vet tech in the ER.
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Dr. Lindsey Dunn

DVM

Lindsey was born and lived her entire life in Arizona before moving to beautiful Colorado. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona where she also taught biology lab.
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Dr. Sarah Leavell

Rehab DVM

Dr. Sarah Leavell specializes in multimodal pain management for geriatric patients along with post-operative recovery and rehabilitation.
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Dr. Michelle Nett

ER DVM

Dr. Michelle Nett grew up just north of Fort Collins on a small farm which promoted her love for all animals. She attended Colorado State University for both undergraduate and Veterinary School.
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CVTs

Ame Moon

CVT, VTS-ECC, ER Technician

Ame grew up as a “military brat” but has called Colorado home for almost 20 years. She has been working in the Veterinary field for 16 years.
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Elizabeth Downing

CVT, ER Technician

Elizabeth has lived all over the US, but she prefers Colorado the best. She graduated with her CVT in 2000.
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Libby Dykstra

CVT, ER Technician

Libby is originally from Madison, Wisconsin where she graduated from Madison College’s Veterinary Technician program in May 2018.
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Lisa Kafka

CVT, ER Technician

Lisa is a Certified Veterinary Technician and has spent her entire career in emergency and critical care, mostly as a vampire on overnights.
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Stacey Cooper

CVT, ER Technician

Stacey was born and raised in Colorado. She is one of our part-time technicians that has been with us since 2016.
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Rachel Randall

LVT, (CVT), ER Technician

Rachel is an LVT (CVT) who recently moved to Colorado from the West Coast!
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Ashley Whiteman

CVT, ER Nurse

Ashley moved to Fort Collins from Arizona after graduating from the Pima Medical Institute Veterinary Technician Program.
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ER Technicians

Kelsi Forsyth

ER Technician

Kelsi is a graduate of Colorado State University, where she earned her BS in Sports Medicine and her MS in Biomedical Science.
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Ashley Apple

ER Technician

Ashley moved to Colorado from Louisiana in 2012.
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Nathan Ott

ER Technician

Nathan graduated in May of 2019 with a bachelor’s in zoology.
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Deseree Manzano, MS

ER Technician

Dezi moved to Colorado from California in 2020.
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Valerye Godoy

ER Technician

Valerye grew up in Denver, Colorado where she obtained her bachelor's degree of science at the University of Colorado Denver.
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Kelsey Chase

ER Technician

Kelsey is a Colorado native originating from Littleton with a deep passion for animal care.
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Jade Guenigault

ER Technician

Jade moved to Fort Collins in 2019 and is currently a student at Colorado State studying Biology and Biomedical Science.
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ER Staff

Carli Houston

ER Assistant

Carli has lived in Colorado her whole life and grew up surrounded by animals of all shapes and sizes (including the weekly occurrence of a bear in the backyard).
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Sydney Woodfield

ER Assistant

Sydney grew up in Seattle, Washington and graduated from Colorado State University with a business degree in 2019.
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Rae Isdale

ER Assistant

Rae graduated in 2021 from CSU with a bachelor’s degree in zoology.
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Sarah Hinman

ER Assistant

Sarah moved to Colorado from the east coast in 2018 to pursue a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at CSU.
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Samm Little

ER Care Coordinator

Samm is a Colorado native, who has lived in the area her whole life.
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Caty Crawford

ER Care Coordinator

Caty moved to Colorado in 2016 from Spotsylvania, Virginia.
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Cadence Boan

ER Care Coordinator

Cadence was born and raised in Southern California, then moved to Colorado in 2019.
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Kylee D'Angelo

ER CSR

Kylee came to Fort Collins to pursue a degree in Biology at CSU.
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Olivia Miller

ER CSR

Olivia was born and raised in Southern California but has been in Colorado for the past three years while she finishes her degrees in Neuroscience and Animal Science at CSU.
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Savanah Maki

ER CSR

Savanah is originally from Tarpon Springs, FL.
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Michelle Cornwall

ER Assistant

With a degree in Equine Science with a minor in Zoology, Michelle is on our team utilizing her previous experience in general practice.
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Rehabilitation Staff

Michael Hernandez

BS, CHT-V, Hyperbaric Medicine, and Regenerative Medicine Procedures Coordinator

Michael enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after high school and spent six years from ’87 to ’93 serving his country, after which time he returned to Colorado and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in microbiology from Colorado State University, graduating in ’98.
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Kenzie Busick

Rehabilitation Technician

Kenzie is a Colorado native who graduated from Colorado State University in 2018 with a BS in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology with a concentration in Wildlife.
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Jeanine Martinez

Rehabilitation Care Coordinator

Jeanine recently moved to the front range from the Los Angeles area, where she has spent her entire life.
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Cat McDonald

Rehabilitation Technician

Cat is a Colorado native born and raised in Fort Collins. She came from the dental field where she was a Specialty Benefits Coordinator for two years.
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Consulting Surgeons

Dr. Randy Willer

DVM, MS, MBA, Diplomate, ACVS

Randy Willer received his DVM degree from Iowa State University in 1985. He then completed an Internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, MA followed by the completion of a small animal surgical residency at Colorado State University in 1990.
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Dr. Kevin McAbee

DVM, DACVS

Originally from California, Dr. Kevin McAbee first came to Colorado in the mid 1990s after graduating from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo to attend the world-renowned program at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
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Contact Us

Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital

Location

816 S Lemay Ave Fort Collins, CO 80524

Rehab Service Hours

Mon-Thu: 9 AM - 6 PM Fri-Sun: Closed Emergency Hours 24 hours a day, 7 days a week