The team at Animal Critical Care and Emergency Services 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.

ACCESS Veterinarians

10Dr. Victoria Gomez

Dr. Victoria Gomez grew up locally right here in Denver! Having always wanted to become a veterinarian, she attended veterinary school at Colorado State University, and graduated in 1997. She worked at an emergency clinic in Lakewood, CO for a number of years before deciding to open ACCESS in 1999. Dr. Gomez lives with her family, which consists of her husband and her two children, Gracie and Luke. They also have 5 chihuahuas, 3 horses, and all animals that live at ACCESS. When not attending to her family or veterinary practice, Dr. Gomez enjoys travel, horses, and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. Abbe Yelton

12Dr. David Burnett

Dr. David Burnett was born here in Denver and moved to Texas as a child with his family. He was raised with dogs, cats, and birds and knew from an early age that he wanted to work with animals. Dr. Burnett attended Texas A&M University, graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He developed a passion for Emergency and Critical Care Medicine during an externship at an emergency clinic in Houston during his fourth year of vet school, and has pursued that career path ever since. He moved back to Colorado ten years ago, and currently lives with his two beautiful daughters, Alex and Amanda, and a Puggle named Ella.

katieDr. Katie Jones

Dr. Jones grew up on the beaches of sunny Florida. She received her B.S. in Equine Science from Colorado State University. After college, she was a ski bum in Jackson, Wyoming for two years before going back to school at the University of Wyoming for pre-vet studies. She moved back to Colorado in 2000 to attend CSU where she completed her veterinary degree in 2005. After vet school, she worked as an associate at a busy mixed animal practice in Flagstaff, Arizona and later owned a house call practice in Denver before joining ACCESS in 2009. Outside of work, Dr. Jones enjoys hiking, camping, gardening and travel. She shares her life with 1 dog, 2 cats, 4 chickens, and 2 horses.

Dr. Sara Bresse

Dr. Alyssa Komac

Administrative Staff

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ACCESS Veterinary Technicians

Pamela Crystal

brittBrittany Deffert

Brittany graduated from Bel-Rea in 2008 and has been with ACCESS since 2009. She loves learning, and is currently enrolled at Metro State University, where she is working on a double major in Chemistry and Biology. She hopes one day to work as a veterinarian in either emergency medicine or parasitology. At home, Brittany has a German Shepherd, Buster, who is the love of her life. When she is not at work or in school, she enjoys volunteering and photography.

Chynel Dobbs


Angela Lenz

Cami Rogers

Lucy Rigg

Courtney Covell

Clair Thorp

Megan Ferling

Annette Borja


Annette has been a veterinary technician for over 14 years. She has been with ACCESS for 6 years now. She loves emergency medicine and surgery the most. Annette is currently back in school, working towards a degree as a veterinarian. We are sure she will succeed in this, and will be as successful, caring, and compassionate towards animals as a vet, as she is as a technician. Annette lives with her young son Eric and 2 dogs, Wolf and Dizzy. When Annette is not at work, she enjoys hiking, camping, spending time with family, and travel.

Danielle Zalal


Jessica Dekan