Our Veterinary Nurses

  • Deirdre Heiman
    Veterinary Nurse

    Deirdre has worked as a Veterinary Nurse since 1996, and joined our family in 2010. Since starting here she has warmed all of our hearts with her dazzling personality, wit, and work ethic. She makes us laugh and keeps us motivated. She shares her home with the love of her life Domestic Shorthair Extraordinaire: Captain Jack, her husband, and four beautiful children. She also has two dogs, three other cats, and various other critters that wander in.

  • Sorayda Noyola
    Veterinary Nurse

    Sorayda has worked at CTAH for over 7 years. Over the years she has grown from a Kennel Technician to a Veterinary Nurse. Sorayda dedicates herself to providing the highest quality of care for each of our patients. She also loves to spend her free time having outdoor adventures with her family. She enjoys camping and hiking with her dog Arya. 

  • Brittany Giesen
    Veterinary Nurse

    Brittany became a part of the CTAH family in 2017. She has worked as a Vet Nurse for 13 years and can’t imagine doing anything else! At home she has 2 pups: Ruby Tues (Dachshund) and Bernice (Beagle/Heeler mix). She also has her hands full with 3 amazing kids. Together they enjoy fishing and skating. Brittany strives to show our clients how much we love caring for their furry family members by always wearing a smile; because she loves CTAH and all of you too! 

  • Jess Marroquin
    Veterinary Nurse

    Jess is a California native who moved from Arizona to Texas in 2007. She began working as a Kennel Tech in Arizona and quickly fell in love with helping animals. She has now worked as a Veterinary Nurse for over 12 years. At home, Jess has five “Furbies”: 3 dogs (Mona, Dodo, and Tank) and 2 cats (Gir and Gaz). She enjoys cuddle time with her “Furbies” and caring for all animals.

  • Adriana Rappolt
    Veterinary Nurse

    Adriana began working at Central Texas Animal Hospital in 2018 after she and her husband moved to Texas. Adriana is a native of Canada who grew up in Toronto. In addition to her dog Stella, Adriana also has one of the largest fluff balls of Maine Coon cat you will ever see, his name is Jack.

  • Natalie Vrban
    Veterinary Nurse

    Natalie is a Colorado native who moved to Texas in 2016. She joined our family at CTAH in 2018. She has 2 dogs: a border collie and a puggle, and a cat named Eggs Benedict. Outside of work Natalie enjoys reading, writing, and creating art.

  • Shelby Hill
    Veterinary Nurse

    Shelby is a 2003 Honors Graduate of the Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology. She has 8+ years of experience in various clinics, including CTAH. Although she now has a job working for The State of Texas, she continues her passion to care for animals here on the weekends. Shelby enjoys hiking, caving, and hanging out with her pets: her dog Ranger and her cat Luna.

  • Shay Ashley
    Technician Assistant

    Shay is a graduate from McNeil High School. She has always loved animals and has always dreamed of being a veterinarian. She is working hard to get closer to that goal every day! Shay joined the family at Central Texas Animal Hospital in 2018. Shay likes to read and spend time outside going for walks.

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