Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Desert Sky Animal Hospital in Glendale! We’re pleased to provide exceptional veterinary care for your pets!

Please call us at (602) 942-4282 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


Kellee Blackwell, DVM

Medical Director

Dr. Blackwell grew up in Quincy, Illinois and graduated with honors from the University of…

Kellianne Minarik, DVM,MS


Dr. Minarik grew up in San Jose, California before relocating to beautiful Sonoma County to…

Shellee Roe, DVM


Dr. Roe is a native southwesterner.  She grew up in New Mexico where she established…

Practice Manager

Cindy Brown, CVT

Cindy was born and raised in Arizona. She attended Arizona State University receiving her Bachelors…

Certified Veterinary Technician

Rachel Esquivel, CVT

Rachel was born in South Bend, IN and moved to Phoenix in 1984. Rachel attended…

Veterinary Assistants

Lorena Franco

Lead Veterinary Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish Lorena was born and raised in Reno, Nevada and came to live in…

Customer Service Representatives

Emily Imdorf

Emily was born and raised in Phoenix,Arizona. She graduated from Deer Valley High School in…

Samantha Schreier

Lead Customer Service Rep.

Samantha moved to Phoenix from Rochester, NY with her boyfriend, Doug. She has a passion…