The team at Seven Hills Pet Hospital is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.
Dr. Terry Keo, Veterinarian
Dr. Keo has been a member of our team since 2011. In 1998, Dr. Keo graduated with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University and moved to Las Vegas after accepting a position at an animal hospital in Henderson, NV. He has worked at a few hospitals around the valley over the years and has a very loyal following because clients love the care that he provides their pets. Dr. Keo currently works with us 2 days a week and also spends his time working at Heaven Can Wait Animal Sanctuary. Dr. Keo has 2 dogs, Ellie and Mushy, and a cat named Buick.
Dr. Jill Cordeiro, Veterinarian
Dr. Jill Cordeiro joined our team full time in 2017. She was born in upstate New York and grew up along the gulf coast of Alabama. As the child of a registered nurse, she was exposed to medicine from a young age. She always knew she would end up in a medical career due to her desire to ease the suffering of others and counsel them through difficult times. During middle school, she realized that this love of medicine could be combined with her passion for animal welfare and she decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She graduated in 2007 from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology. During this time, she also was active in the Auburn University marching band and orchestral programs and pursued a minor concentration in music with focus in French horn performance. She then graduated with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University in 2010.
Dr. Cordeiro moved to Las Vegas in 2010 shortly after graduation and currently lives here with her dog Freebird. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, travelling, and live music. She is an avid Auburn Tigers fan. She enjoys providing professional and compassionate care for all of her patients, and feels truly grateful to have a job she can look forward to every day.
Dr. Judy Van Der Walt, Veterinarian
Dr. Van Der Walt joined our team in 2015. She has international experience, having trained and practiced in South Africa, where she owned her own practice, before relocating to her home state of Wyoming. She moved to Las Vegas in 2005 and has been working in both Henderson and Boulder City. She shares her home with her 2 cats.
Becky, Practice Manager/Licensed Veterinary Technician
Becky joined the Seven Hills Pet Hospital team in 2015. Becky grew up in a small town in New Mexico, where she started volunteering at an animal hospital at the age of 14. She started out working in the kennels in the boarding area, and worked her way up to veterinary assistant and receptionist. Becky moved to Colorado to complete her undergraduate studies in Biology and Zoology at Colorado State University. Upon graduation in 2005, she moved to the Las Vegas area and accepted a job at Banfield, The Pet Hospital as veterinary assistant. In 2006, Becky passed the board exam to become a licensed veterinary technician. Becky has over 19 years of experience in all areas of veterinary medicine and is excited to participate in the excellent health care provided by Seven Hills Pet Hospital.
Flora, Receptionist/Office Manager
Flora has been a member of our team since 2014. She provides excellent customer service to our clients and their pets. She is originally from California, but has been living in the Las Vegas area for 17 years. Her family moved here from Egypt 35 years ago. Flora enjoys spending her free time with her 3 dogs, Snowball, Carmela, and BooBoo. Flora says, “I love what I do. I love being able to give our clients and their fur babies the best. Helping your pet live a healthy life is priceless.”
Justin, Veterinary Nurse/Team Lead
Justin joined the Seven Hills Pet Hospital team in the summer of 2016. Born and raised in Las Vegas, he has been working in the veterinary field for the past 9 years. He is always striving to provide top quality care and treating our furry friends as if they’re his own is always a priority. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies and spending time with his wife and son.
Amy, Veterinary Nurse
Amy joined the Seven Hills Pet Hospital team in 2015. She grew up as a military brat and has lived all over the world, most recently making her home in Las Vegas in 2014. Since a very young age, Amy has always known she wanted a career in veterinary medicine and got a job as a veterinary receptionist and kennel assistant while pursuing her education. In 2009, she received her certificate in Veterinary Assisting from Cedar Valley College, just outside of Dallas, Texas, and has been working closely with clients and doctors alike to bring the best care possible to every pet she comes in contact with. In her free time, Amy likes to binge-watch shows, read, sketch, and play with her two dogs: Peter and Suki.
Alex, Veterinary Nurse
Alex has been part of the Seven Hills Pet Hospital team since 2016. She was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. Alex obtained her veterinary assisting certification from Animal Behavioral College. She is also certified in animal first aid and CPR. Alex discovered her interest animals when she rescued her first dog “Mimi”, a Basset Hound. It took one visit to the animal foundation for her to make the decision to work with animals for the rest of her life. Alex began working in the boarding kennels at a veterinary clinic immediately after her high school graduation and has been gaining veterinary assisting experience and learning new things every day! Alex now volunteers at the Animal Foundation in her free time. She currently shares her home with three rescue dogs named Tate, Gretel, and Rowdy.
Drew, Veterinary Nurse
Drew joined our team in 2016. She was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. Drew received her certificate for veterinary assistant from Pima Medical Institute in 2013 and since then has been following her dream of working with animals. Drew is very passionate about what she does and it makes it easy to provide the best care and compassion to animals. She shares her home with her 3 dogs Ej, Shadow and Bruno.
Rory, Veterinary Nurse
Rory joined the Seven Hills Pet Hospital team in 2016. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he gained experience volunteering in shelters, working in an emergency animal hospital, and taking classes at the Pittsburgh Vet Tech Institute. Rory moved to the Las Vegas Valley in September 2016 and adopted his feline companion, Magnolia, from the LV Humane Society shortly after moving. He enjoys hiking through the desert and identifying Mojave flora and fauna in his free time.
Ashley, Receptionist/Veterinary Nurse
Ashley joined our team in December 2016. She was born in Lake Tahoe, CA and moved to Las Vegas when she was 4 years old. Ashley graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2011, with a certification in Veterinary Assisting, She has worked in animal hospitals as a receptionist and vet assistant, gaining knowledge and experience every day. Ashley enjoys her job and loves coming to work everyday. She says she has known that she wanted to work in the veterinary field since she was in kindergarden. Ashley enjoys spending her free time at home with her fiancee and her young daughter. They also share their home with 2 dogs, Brewski and Marlie, and a gecko named Lenny.
Amber joined the Seven Hills Pet Hospital team as a receptionist in the fall of 2016. Born in Oakland and raised in Las Vegas, Amber has loved and cared for animals since her childhood days. She first started in the veterinary field as a kennel attendant in 2007. With a knack for customer service, she became a receptionist in 2010. She enjoys spending her spare time with her son and husband, and caring for her Bombay mix, Vixen, and Chihuahua-Maltese mix, Shasha.
Pat, Receptionist/Veterinary Nurse
Pat joined our team in 2017. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to Japan. Her family finally settled in California where she was raised. She has been living in the Las Vegas area for 19 years. She graduated from Penn Foster University with a certification in Veterinary Assisting. She is following her lifelong passion to work with animals. When she has free time she enjoys traveling, swimming, movies, concerts and playing with her Golden Retriever, Minnie Latte and cat, Sweet Pea.