Dave Matthiesen, DVM, DACVS

Dr. Matthiesen is a board-certified veterinary surgeon that travels to Urban Vet Care and specializes in Orthopedic, Neurologic, Oncologic, Thoracic and Abdominal surgeries and surgical emergencies. He received his Veterinary Doctorate degree from Colorado State University in 1979, followed by an internship at the West Los Angeles Veterinary Medical Group and a residency at the University of Pennsylvania. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Matthiesen offers a substantial amount of experience and expertise. When needed, Urban Vet will work directly with him to schedule a surgery for your pet.

Carrie Ginieczki, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM, Cardiology

Dr. Carrie Ginieczki received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. She then pursued a rotating small animal internship at Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Following her internship, Carrie completed a combined cardiology residency and Masters program at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University.  Immediately following her residency, she achieved board certification in the discipline of veterinary cardiology through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

During her time at Purdue, Dr. Ginieczki was thoroughly trained in echocardiography, the clinical discipline of veterinary cardiology and catheter-based techniques that offer minimally invasive options at correcting congenital heart disease.  She also performed research and published articles related to many aspects of veterinary cardiology.  Topics she has covered include therapy for Atrial Fibrillation, anticoagulant therapy and pacemaker patients.

Dr. Ginieczki is the founder and sole owner of Colorado Veterinary Cardiology. She has a passion for assisting clients and their family veterinarians in diagnosing and treating dogs and cats with heart disease. She has a particular interest in treating subclinical heart disease (heart disease in patients without clinical signs), congestive heart failure and feline heart disease. Dr. Ginieczki lives in Evergreen, Colorado with her husband, son, cat and the many wild animals that visit their home daily. She is an active mountain biker, rock climber, cross-country skier and yogi.

Jason Arble, DVM, MS, DACVR

Dr. Arble, of Veterinary Imaging Consultants travels to Urban Vet to perform ultrasounds for your cat or dog. Dr. Arble is from southern New Mexico and graduated from New Mexico State University before attending the School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University. He spent three years practicing small animal and exotics medicine and surgery in Las Vegas, NV and Phoenix, AZ before training in veterinary radiology at Ohio State University. After completion of his residency and earning a concurrent master’s degree Dr. Arble was a faculty member at Oklahoma State University for two years before coming to the Front Range and establishing Veterinary Imaging Consultants.

Alex Valdés, DVM, DACVR

Dr. Valdés, also of Veterinary Imaging Consultants is a class of 2000 veterinary graduate from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Mexico. Several years of general practice, both in private referral hospitals and academia preceded a 3 year specialty training in veterinary radiology at The University of Pennsylvania where he graduated and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2008. Subsequently, Alex joined the faculty at Colorado State University as an Assistant Professor in Diagnostic Imaging. After 5 years in academia, he started a tele radiology practice and recently joined Veterinary Imaging Consultants in the Denver area.

Larry Klima, DVM, Diplomate, AVDC

Larry J. Klima is board certified by the American Veterinary Dental College. Since 2007, he has provided a specialty service in small animal veterinary dentistry and oral surgery, and offers in-house training seminars for veterinarians and their technical staff.

Dr. Klima routinely travels to Urban Vet Care to offer specialty dental care. Typical procedures scheduled during Dr. Klima’s visits include complicated extractions, root canal therapy, periodontal surgery, oral tumor resection, reconstructive surgery, fracture repair and consultation by appointment.