Veterinarians

Dr. Joseph Coli

Joseph M. Coli DVM
President

Dr. Joe Coli is a native of Verdi, Nevada. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. He currently resides in Washoe Valley with his wife, Jody, and their two children, Kristina and Steven. He is an active member of the Reno Rodeo Association and a past president of the Nevada Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Coli was named the 2013 Zoetis Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Veterinarian of the Year. His personal hobbies include archery, hunting, karate, and horse packing.








Dr. Steve Damonte

Stephen C. Damonte DVM
Vice President

Dr. Steve Damonte is a native of Reno, Nevada. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. He currently resides in Reno with his wife Angie and daughter Jenna. He is a volunteer with the Reno Rodeo Association and past president of the Nevada Veterinary Medical Association and Washoe County Farm Bureau. Dr. Damonte is currently on the Nevada State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. His personal hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, running and skiing.









Dr. Shane Miller

Shane M. Miller DVM Dipl. ACVS 
Board Certified Equine Surgeon  

Dr. Shane Miller is a native of Minden, NV. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. Following a year long internship at Littleton Large Animal Hospital Equine Clinic, Dr. Miller completed his equine surgery residency at University of California-Davis. He subsequently returned to Littleton Large Animal Clinic Equine Hospital. Dr. Miller became board certified in equine surgery from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. While at Littleton Equine Medical Center, Dr. Miller served as CEO and Chief of Surgery. Dr. Miller lives in Gardnerville with his wife Kristin and their three children Peyton, Camden, and Landin. Dr. Miller's professional interests lie in soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries with an emphasis in arthroscopy, laparoscopy and fracture repair. He also has a clinical interest in lameness and prepurchase exams. He has written articles in Veterinary Surgery Journal, Equine Veterinary Journal, Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association and many lay journals. Dr. Miller has also presented numerous surgical and lameness topics both nationally and internationally. His hobbies include cycling, triathlons, and golfing.

Jessica Bramski DVM, Dipl. ACVS 
Board Certified Equine Surgeon

Dr. Jessica Bramski is a native of Waterford, New York.   She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.  Following an internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga, Dr. Bramski completed a large animal surgery residency at the University of Georgia.  She stayed on as a clinical professor and became board certified in large animal surgery from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.  Dr. Bramski's professional interests include the acute abdomen and equine lameness and sports medicine.  Dr. Bramski has articles published in Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care as well as a chapter on equine large colon volvulus in Comparative of Veterinary Anatomy Clinical Approach.  She has also presented at the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium.  In her free time, she enjoys trail running, biking, snow boarding and hiking with her dogs Razo (an island street dog) and Annie (a Belgian Malinois).  Welcome Dr. Bramski!


Dr. Betsy Lau

Elisabeth M. Lau DVM 
Associate

Dr. Betsy Lau is a native of North Little Rock, Arkansas. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University. She completed her internship at Comstock Equine Hospital and stayed on as an associate veterinarian. Her professional interests include dentistry, small ruminants, and reproduction. She is a member of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners. She is also a board member of the Nevada Goat Producers Association and a control judge with the American Endurance Ride Conference.  Dr. Lau resides in Reno with her husband Erik and daughter Hazel on their mini urban farm. Her hobbies include cooking, hiking and snowshoeing, and watching Razorback football and basketball.







Dr. Ty Blanche

Ty C. Marshall-Blanche DVM
Associate  

Dr. Ty C. Marshall-Blanche is a native of Ridgecrest, California. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Western University College of Veterinary Medicine. She did a year long equine  medicine and surgery at Comstock Equine Hospital.  Her professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry, wound management, and small ruminant medicine. In her free time, Dr. Blanche is an avid movie watcher and enjoys playing volleyball, gardening, and spending her down time with her cat Jasper.






Dr. Elizabeth Hanrahan

Elizabeth L. Hanrahan DVM
Associate

Dr. Elizabeth Hanrahan is a native of Laguna Hills, California. She received from her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed a year long equine medicine and surgery internship at Anoka Equine Veterinary Services in Elk River, Minnesota. Dr. Hanrahan's professional interests are general practice, internal medicine, lameness and dentistry. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog Muir, backpacking, cooking, reading and trying new restaurants and breweries.  Welcome Dr. Hanrahan!!






 Hannah R. Leventhal DVM, MS
Internal Medicine

Dr. Hannah Leventhal is a native of Arvada, Colorado.  She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  After an equine medicine and surgery internship at Trion Equine Hospital, Dr. Leventhal did a fellowship a Hagyard Equine Medical Institute.  She completed a large animal internal medicine residency at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Masters of Science in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences.   Dr. Leventhal's professional interests include neonatology, respiratory medicine, gastrointestinal medicine, neurological diseases, and camelids.  She is also a FEI permitted treatment veterinarian. In her free time, she enjoys running, weight lifting, hiking with her doodle Willow, and baking.  Welcome Dr. Leventhal!




Liliya Becktell DVM
Equine Medicine and Surgery Intern

Dr. Liliya Becktell is a native of upstake New York. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She joins us for a year long equine medicine and surgery internship. Her professional interests include neonate and geriatric medicine, immunology and infectious disease, camelid medicine and small ruminant medicine.  Dr. Becktell is an avid gardener and loves to hike, cook, and write fiction. Dr. Becktell and her husband Stuart have a menagerie of animals including a pittie named Frank and an Appaloosa cross named Thea.  Welcome Dr. Becktell!!






Consulting Veterinarians

Dr. Russ Sakai

 R. Russell Sakai DVM Dipl. ACVS
Boarded Equine Surgeon














Nevada Veterinary Cardiology

Stacy L. Hosking DVM Dipl. ACVIM Cardiology




Eye Care for AnimalsKirsten Steele VMD Dipl. ACVO