Dr. Vrahnos is a native El Pasoan and a graduate from Hanks High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Texas at El Paso and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science and a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University. She began working at the Northeast Veterinary Clinic in June of 1997, and in 1998 she became certified in Penn Hip. Dr. Vrahnos is married and has two pets, an Old English Sheepdog named Athena and a domestic shorthair cat named Sam. Her hobbies include reading, jogging and spending her free time with her family.
Dr. Sanchez was born and raised in the El Paso area. She graduated from Coronado High School in 2002. She attended Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry. Dr. Sanchez earned her Doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University and has since joined our Staff. Her interests include internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. She enjoys spending time with her dogs Goofy, Mishka, and Tulum as well as her family and friends.
Dr. Giles was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He lived there until attending Stephen F. Austin State University for his BS in Animal Science. He graduated in 2003 and then went on to Texas A&M for his DVM degree which was completed in 2007. His professional interests are feline medicine, soft tissue surgery, and diagnostic imaging in no particular order. In his down time I he is very much a homebody and his ideal day would be three or four football games, a big screen tv and a nice cigar. He does lke to get out and see movies, browse bookstores, and visit the gun range. He shares his humble home with his domestic medium hair cat named Bridge. He also has an interest in cave diving and hang gliding.
Dr. Flores is a passionate and caring Veterinarian dedicated to the practice of small animals. A graduate of Universidad Autonoma in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico, she also has a Small Animal Specialty Certification from Universidad Autonoma in Mexico City, Mexico. Dr. Flores was born in Juarez, Mexico to her father, Samuel Flores- a Doctor of Dentistry and his wife, Patricia Lozano, a portrait photographer. She grew up with two brothers, a sister, and several dogs and cats that she considered to be part of the family. As a child, Iliana rescued strays and nursed them back to health, thus finding her calling to heal and ease the suffering of animals early in life. She immigrated to the United States and obtained her Veterinary License through the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates. Not only is she an experienced practitioner and surgeon, but also serves as a mentor instructing the younger generation on procedures and surgical techniques.