Mesa Veterinary Hospital

Meet the Team at Mesa Veterinary Hospital

It takes a dedicated team of doctors, assistants, technicians, office staff, and specialists to ensure that your pet receives the very best care. We are united in our commitment to excellence and to developing meaningful, long-term relationships with our clients and their pets. On behalf of our entire team, we look forward to meeting you. Please utilize the following pages to get to know our doctors and support staff.

Dr. Stefan Rachwal

Stefan Rachwal

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Stefan Rachwal grew up in Lakewood and came to us as a student at Wheat Ridge High School as ...

Dr. Steve Batch Veterinarian

Steve Batch

DVM

Veterinarian, Co-Medical Director

Dr. Batch is originally from Helena, Montana, and grew up in the Golden area. He joined Mesa Veterinary Hospital in ...

Dr. Christine Horst Veterinarian

Christine Horst

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Horst is from Golden, Colorado and is a mom to two awesome boys. She tries to mountain bike as ...

Kitren Nickerson

DVM

Veterinarian, Co-Medical Director

Originally from Colorado Springs, Dr. Nickerson joined the Mesa team in 2006.  She is a practicing veterinarian and partner in ...

Julia Katzenbach

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Katzenbach hails from a northwest suburb of Chicago and attended the University of Illinois for both her undergraduate and ...

Alison McNeilly

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. McNeilly grew up in Western NY. After graduating with her undergraduate degree in 2003, she packed up and moved ...

Sarah Levine

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Levine grew up in Massachusetts and attended Colby College in Maine for her undergraduate degree. She then moved to ...

Marie Walker

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Walker grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She left this beautiful state to attend St. Olaf College in Northfield, ...

Hayley Dieckmann

DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Dieckmann grew up in Oakland, CA where her best memories were exploring the coast, riding horses and traveling with ...

Kelsey Hamilton

Hospital Manager

Kelsey grew up in Tupper Lake, NY and has been with Mesa since 2014. She has a bachelor’s degree in ...

Tanya

Administrative Assistant

Tanya is originally from Appleton, WI. She graduated from CU Denver and Bel-Rea Institute, and then started as a Certified ...

Anthony C.

Facilities Manager

Yesica Our Certified Veterinary Technician

Yesica

Certified Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Yesica received her Associate of Applied Science in veterinary technology and has been with the practice since 2015. She enjoys ...

Anthony R.

Certified Veterinary Technician

Elizabeth Certified Veterinary Technician

Elizabeth

Certified Veterinary Technician

Elizabeth joins us from Darlington, WI, where she graduated with a BA in finance from the University of Wisconsin. In ...

Kristen Our Veterinary Technician

Kristen

Certified Veterinary Technician

Kristen is from Onalaska, WI and has an Associate of Applied Medicine in veterinary technology. She loves being busy and ...

Ellie

Certified Veterinary Technician

Ellie is from Orange County, CA and received her BS in Animal Sciences from Oregon State University in 2015. She ...

Rylee

Certified Veterinary Technician

Rylee received her 

Alex

Certified Veterinary Technician

Hillary Our Veterinary Assistant Supervisor

Hillary

Front End Supervisor

Hillary is originally from Syracuse, NY and moved to Colorado in 2016. She has worked at Mesa since 2016 and ...

Jess

Lead Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Denise Our Veterinary Assistant

Denise

Veterinary Assistant

Denise is a veterinary assistant at Mesa Veterinary Hospital. She received her Bachelor’s in Chemistry and her Master’s in Geology. ...

Lynn Our Veterinary Assistant

Lynn

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Lynn was born in Tupelo, MS and raised in Skokie, IL before moving to Colorado. She has enjoyed hiking up ...

Sandra

Client Service Representative

Sandra feels that her dream position was realized when she had the honor of joining the Mesa family team in ...

Levi

Veterinary Assistant

Levi grew up in Conifer, CO so he naturally loves the mountains and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking. He was ...

Melissa

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Originally from north New Jersey, Melissa graduated from Drew University with a BS in Psychology and Philosophy. She moved to ...

Paulina Veterinary Assistant

Paulina

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Paulina was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and raised in Broomfield, CO. She attended the PIMA Medical Institute and Metropolitan State ...

Keara

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Shea

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assitant

Arika

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Cecy

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Nate

Client Service Representative, Veterinary Assistant

Nate joined the Mesa team in 2022. He and his ...

Annmarie

Animal Care Attendant Supervisor

Annmarie is from Thornton, CO and holds an associate's degree in Art. She has been with our practice since April ...

Sid

Animal Care Attendant, Technician Assistant

Ronin

Animal Care Attendant, Technician Assistant

Ronin was born and raised in Colorado and he has always loved animals. He has three dogs and a cat ...

Allie

Animal Care Attendant, Technician Assistant

Traci

Animal Care Attendant

Traci is currently pursuing an Associate of Science degree with a designation in Biology. She aspires to attend CSU's College ...

Brendan

Animal Care Attendant, Technician Assistant

Thalia

Animal Care Attendant

Kaden

Animal Care Attendant, Technician Assistant

Chrysann Our Support Staff

Chrysann

Support Staff

Chrysann has been with the practice since 1977! In her spare time, she loves gardening and baking.

Providing Quality Care for Your Pets
Our Lobby is Open!

We are happy to welcome our clients back into the lobby! The hospital is open and at this time face masks are optional inside the building for anyone who wishes to enter. Please call us with any questions or concerns at 303-237-9542. Our team can also be reached by email at contact@yourmesavet.com.