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Jessica Timian, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM

Dr. Jessica Timian obtained her veterinary degree from UC Davis in 2009. After completing a one year medicine and surgery internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, she moved to Colorado to pursue an internal medicine residency at Colorado State University. She completed her residency and Master’s degree in 2013, and obtained board certification in internal medicine that same year. Dr. Timian joined our internal medicine team in October of 2014.

Dr. Timian and her husband share their home with three furry companions; Isabel, the pug, Paige, the cat, and Oakley, the labrador.  In her free time, Dr. Timian enjoys swimming, skiing, reading, and volunteering at the food bank.

Audra Fenimore, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM

Audra Fenimore is a 2009 veterinary graduate from Colorado State University who completed her small animal internal medicine and surgery rotating internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Red Bank, New Jersey from 2009-2010.  She went on to complete one year as a Nestle Purina Internal Medicine/Shelter Post-doctoral Fellow at Colorado State.  She then successfully completed a small animal internal medicine residency at Colorado State University in 2014 earning her board certification. She was a practicing internist at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and has returned to Colorado to join VRCC’s Internal Medicine team in 2015.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her dog, Herbie. She enjoys any opportunity to be outside whether it be hiking, swimming, or snowboarding.

Elizabeth Groth, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM

Dr. Elizabeth Groth is a Minnesota native and a 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri. Following graduation, she completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at Purdue University, followed by an Internal Medicine specialty internship at Affiliated Veterinary Services in Orlando, Florida. She completed her residency and Master’s degree at the University of Minnesota in 2018 and earned her board certification in Internal Medicine. She joined the VRCC Internal Medicine team in August of 2018. She enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, but special interests include urology, auto-immune disease, and endocrine disease (particularly disorders of calcium metabolism).

Outside of work, Dr. Groth enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats, Skittles and Layla. She enjoys outdoor activities especially hiking and skiing. She also enjoys reading and is an avid hockey fan.

Kellie Barreto, BVMS MRCVS, Practice Limited to Internal Medicine

Dr. Kellie Barreto was born and raised in sunny Miami, Florida. She attended both Florida International University and Florida State University, earning degrees in Health Sciences and Biological Sciences, respectively. After spending some time in France, she was accepted into the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine in Scotland, home to the most advanced small animal hospital in Europe and rivaling any in the world. Dr. Barreto graduated with her BVMS veterinary degree in 2013 and is eligible to practice veterinary medicine world-wide, as Glasgow vet school is accredited by American, UK, European, and Australasian standards. Dr. Barreto is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and is currently licensed to practice in the UK, New York and Colorado. 

After graduation, she completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Emergency Clinic and Referral Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and a one year specialty internship in small animal internal medicine and critical care at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas.  She then completed a 3-year residency in Internal Medicine beginning at the Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, NY, and ending at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan, NY. She joined VRCC’s Internal Medicine Service in October 2018. While she enjoys all aspects of Internal Medicine, she has a particular interest in immune-mediated hematological disorders. 

Dr. Barreto is very excited about joining the VRCC Internal Medicine team and settling in Colorado. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling, and fishing; and she looks forward to exploring all that Colorado has to offer. She has one cat named Joon, a previous blood donor who has been enjoying the retired life since 2014. ​