Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Rowena D’Monte, DVM
Dr. D’Monte grew up in India and decided that she wanted to become a Veterinarian as a young child because her family could not afford to pay for the vet bills for all of her pets. She graduated from Washington State University in 1984, and has worked with The Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic since it’s beginning in 2005. She has many pets including 4 dogs, 2 cats, a snake, a rabbit, a tortoise, and an iguana. She has a special interest in alternative medicine and therapies such as cold laser, chiropractic and acupuncture. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, eating out, watching movies and eating cotton candy.
Dr. Daniel Fonza, DVM
Dr. Fonza was born in Illinois but has spent most of his life growing up in Arizona. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science in 2008. Following graduation in 2008, Dr. Fonza continued his education at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland and received his BVM&S in 2013 to practice veterinary medicine. He has one dog, a Dachshund, named Brownie. In his spare time, he enjoys lightning photography, skiing, hiking, scuba diving and spending time with his family.
Dr. Irina Vera, DVM
Dr. Vera has a strong interest in emergency medicine, while continuing to build relationships with her clients and patients. She comes to us from the University of New Mexico, and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University. She is certified as a Veterinary Acupuncturist. She also completed a small animal surgery and medicine internship in Seattle after college before joining us at TSVC. In her spare time, she spends her time with her family rock climbing, traveling abroad, and enjoying wildlife photography.
Dr. Erin Greenwood, DVM
Dr. Greenwood is an Arizona native. After completing a bachelor degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Arizona she moved to the White Mountains where she met her husband, Willie. She attended Ross University on the beautiful island of St. Kitts, then one year at Louisiana State University. She has a love for all animals both big and small and currently has one dog that is a mixed breed named Mae. In her free time she can be found watching her step daughter and step son play their respective sports, or in the mountains fishing, camping, or skiing.
Dr. Makenzie Kurth, DVM
Dr. Kurth graduated from Colorado State University! In her spare time, Dr. Kurth loves spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their two amazing kids Remington (3) and Caroline (18 mos). She also loves yoga, baking, board games, sushi, dark chocolate, racquetball, camping, and reading! Along with their wonderful human kids, Dr Kurth and her husband have two fur-babies, Monty (mini schnauzer) and Red (labradoodle).
Dr. Theresa Horsley, DVM
Dr. Horsley grew up in Illinois and Rome, Italy as a young child. She graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with an emphasis on Animal Science and Mathematics. Following, graduation, she graduated from St. George’s University Veterinary School on the island of Grenada. Her passion is for all creatures great and small, which started during her research with Butterflies and Moths. In her spare time, she coordinates Murder Mystery dinners and board games. She currently has 2 cats, 1 rabbit, a ball python and a Beta fish.
Dr. William J. Langhofer, DVM
Dr. Langhofer grew up in Indiana as the son of a veterinarian. He graduated from Purdue University in 1998, as the youngest veterinarian in the nation. He works closely with many species of exotic pets, and is very interested in holistic medicine in dogs and cats. He and his wife have a beautiful daughter and 2 sons. His pets at home include 3 dogs, 2 cats, 3 birds, and a desert tortoise. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, spicy food, and is an avid whitewater kayaker.
Dr. Joseph Lockhart, DVM
Dr. Lockhart grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. As an undergraduate he attended Louisiana State University. He attended veterinary school in St. Kitts, in the West Indies, and graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lockhart performed his small animal internship at VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona. He has one dog named Luna and two cats named Thundercat and Anthony. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, eating sushi, working out, exercising his artistic skills by drawing and painting.
Dr. Heather Riedy, DVM
Dr. Riedy is an Arizona native and attended UofA where she received a Bachelors of Science from the Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology as well as a minor in Chemistry. She then attended the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. There, she received her BVM&S and became a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. She graduated with Distinction and received the James T. Baxter award for veterinary aptitude and academics. Dr. Riedy has a special interest in Valley Fever and is actively involved in current canine research and publication. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, yoga, horseback riding, hiking and traveling.
Dr. Alyxandra Beveridge, DVM
Dr. Beveridge was born and raised in Phoenix and is ecstatic to be practicing in her home town. After completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Arizona, she pursued her dream of becoming a veterinarian on the beautiful island of St. Kitts at Ross University, and then did her clinical year at Michigan State University. She currently has 1 dog, Kai, and a three legged cat, Murphy’s Law, both of which came into her life during veterinary school. In her spare time, she enjoys playing ice hockey, hiking, horseback riding, scuba diving, and traveling abroad.
Dr. Nicole Winterwood, DVM
Dr. Winterwood grew up in Dubuque, Iowa and attended undergrad at University of Iowa. She worked as a research technician, studying cancer and cell biology before going to vet school at Iowa State University. She moved to Arizona after graduation to begin a rotating internship at a 24 hour emergency specialty hospital before joining us here at TSVC. Dr. Winterwood has a special interest in zoo medicine, particularly with big cats, and has spent a lot of time working in zoos and with wildlife abroad. At home she has 3 cats and is looking to adopt a greyhound soon. In her spare time, Dr. Winterwood enjoys running, watching scary movies, and spending time with friends.
Dr. Rian Calugcugan, DVM
Dr. Rian Calugcugan (“Cal”) was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He moved to Honolulu, Hawai’i to pursue a B.A. in Biology and a B.A. in Philippine Literature & Language at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. He loved the culture and people so much that he decided to live on the island after graduation. He worked as a veterinary assistant at VCA Kaneohe and volunteered on his free time at the Honolulu Zoo Animal Clinic. Dr. Cal left the islands to earn his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Washington State University and graduated in May 2015. After graduation, he went to Phoenix, Arizona and completed a small animal rotating internship in surgery and medicine. He worked in emergency medicine in the Pacific Northwest, before moving back to Phoenix. Dr. Cal is excited to be back in the Southwest and to be a part of the ER team of The Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic. His special interests include surgery, emergency & critical care, and wound repair. On his free days, Dr. Cal enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, snorkeling, surfing, and photography. He lives with his two dogs, Kanani, a pit bull, and Kukui, a crazy pug.
Dr. Kristin Kelly, DVM
Dr. Kelly will be joining our practice as a doctor in the beginning of 2018. She is an Arizona native and attended Loyola Marymount University and Arizona State University where she received her Bachelors of Elementary Education from ASU. She taught elementary school in the valley for three years before attending and graduating from St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in the Cayman Islands. Dr. Kelly has an adorable soon-to-be one year old daughter, Kinsley, as well as three dogs — Greer, a Grand Cayman native, Breck, an Illinois native, and Sophie, an Arizona native. She also has quite a few pets that live with her mom that she takes care of including four dogs–Tahoe, Phoenix, Darby, and Maisy, one cat–Chloe, an Amazon Parrot–Kipper, and a pond full of beautiful Koi fish. In her spare time, Dr. Kelly enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends, running, snowboarding, diving, and traveling.