Our Veterinarians

Dr. Jamie Sulliban

Owner, Veterinarian

Dr. Jamie Sulliban has had pets in her life from her earliest memory. She remembers constantly running up to stray animals to hug them, much to her mother’s chagrin! Dr. Sulliban’s personal experiences with the earth’s wonderful creatures made one thing very clear: a career in veterinary medicine was the perfect path for her.

Dr. Sulliban—Dr. Jamie to her clients—grew up in a small town just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended West Virginia University for her undergraduate studies and, thanks to an advanced biology course in high school, was able to apply for veterinary school a year early. Dr. Jamie earned her veterinary degree from Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, then started her career in general practice. After working for another veterinarian for five years and becoming the Medical Director of a progressive veterinary hospital, Dr. Jamie and her husband decided that they were ready to branch out on their own. Aloha Animal Hospital was born!

Dr. Sulliban’s favorite part of her job is the people she gets to work with on a daily basis. Together with her team, she’s able to impart all of the information and knowledge she can in order to improve the lives of the area’s pets—for her, nothing beats partnering with a loving pet owner to better the life of an animal.

Along with her husband and business partner, Dr. Jason Sulliban, Dr. Jamie has three wonderful boys named Max, Alex, and Colby. The family shares their lives with four rescued dogs—Milo the neurologic Chihuahua; pit bull mix Primo; a black-and-white pit bull mix named Oreo; and a loveable pit bull/Boxer mix named Stella—as well as a pair of cats named Pickles and Fannie, a parrot who goes by Pogo, and a 3,000-gallon pond full of koi fish.

When she isn’t tending to pets’ needs here at the hospital or spending time with her own pets at home, Dr. Jamie enjoys practicing Muay Thai martial arts, working out with her family, and staying involved with her children’s school activities and sports teams.

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Dr. Anne Beckes

Associate Veterinarian

Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Anne Beckes was first introduced to the medical field by her father, who worked as an IV specialist nurse. Dr. Beckes, though, realized that she wanted to use her fascination with medicine in another avenue: animal care. For her, veterinary medicine was the natural choice!

Dr. Beckes received her undergraduate degree in biotechnology, accompanied by minors in chemistry and biology, from Utah State University. She then earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University, where she was the ophthalmology student of her class in her graduation year of 2011. After working at another animal clinic nearby, Dr. Beckes joined the Aloha Animal Hospital family in the fall of 2014 and has been here ever since.

In addition to her interest in ophthalmology, Dr. Beckes has a passion for surgery and foreign-body removal; she never ceases to be amazed at the items pets manage to ingest. She is also partial to puppy visits. After all, who wouldn’t enjoy cuddling an adorable puppy on a regular basis?

Apart from her interests in the world of animal care, Dr. Beckes is fond of running and working out, traveling with her husband Chris, hiking through the great outdoors, and craft-making. She and Chris live with four pets of their own, all of whom are named after Lord of the Rings characters: Sauron is a rambunctious pit bull mix puppy; Smeagol is an orange cat who is very motivated by food; Shelub the cat loves to cuddle and tease her furry siblings; and Smaug is the youngest feline member of the family and loves bird-watching and kneading.

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Dr. Jason Sulliban

Owner, Veterinarian

Dr. Jason Sulliban was born and raised in Hawaii, and has always strived to put a little “aloha!” in everything he does. He’s proud to bring his own brand of family-centered, compassionate veterinary care to the pet owners and animals of Las Vegas!

Dr. Jason’s veterinary journey began back in Hawaii, where he started as a kennel attendant at a local animal-care facility. It didn’t take him long to realize that he wanted to do more to help pets, so he decided to dedicate himself to animal medicine by becoming a licensed veterinarian.

Together with his wife, Dr. Jamie Sulliban, Dr. Jason opened Aloha Animal Hospital in late 2007 after two busy years building the facility and hand-picking the staff. His favorite parts of the job are meeting new families, problem-solving on a daily basis, and working closely with his talented team to improve the lives of the area’s pets.

Dr. Jason is a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and tries to train at least three to five hours per week. He also spends much of his free time coaching two soccer teams at his boys’ school. He and Dr. Jamie have three sons—Max, Alex, and Colby—all of whom are accomplished wrestlers. The family has several pets of their own at home, including four dogs, a pair of cats, a parrot, and many koi fish.

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Dr. Christine Kolmstetter

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Christine Kolmstetter remembers going to the zoo with her parents quite often as a child; she’s had an innate love for animals, the sciences, and medicine ever since she can remember. For her, veterinary medicine is the perfect way to combine her adoration of science with her passion for pet care. Dr. Kolmstetter is thrilled to care for the pets of Las Vegas as an Associate Veterinarian here at Aloha Animal Hospital!

Dr. Kolmstetter was born in Germany and moved to the United States with her parents when she was only three years old, then became a U.S. citizen during her high school years. After earning her undergraduate degree in chemistry and a Master’s degree in biochemistry and nutrition, she worked in those fields for a number of years before heading to North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine to earn her DVM degree. She and her husband then moved to Las Vegas for a number of years before Dr. Kolmstetter returned to school at Kansas State University and the University of Tennessee for three years of additional internship and residency training in avian, exotic, and zoo-animal medicine and surgery. During this time, Dr. Kolmstetter was fortunate to work with everything from gorillas and eagles to rhinoceroses, bats, and polar bears!

Medically, Dr. Kolmstetter is particularly fond of working with the exotic pets who visit the clinic, and she also has a special passion for physical therapy and pain management. Dr. Kolmstetter is even a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner and loves being able to use various therapy concepts to improve the lives of senior dogs.

Aside from her interests in the animal-care world, Dr. Kolmstetter enjoys walking and hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, swimming, tending to her houseplants, and spending time with her own pets at home. She and her husband have three dogs—Molly, Clyde, and Bonnie—as well as a 22-year-old African Grey parrot; a ferret named Sara; three rabbits; a chameleon; several rescued turtles and tortoises; and a tankful of fish.

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Dr. Jacqueline Rudzinski

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jacqueline Rudzinski was born and raised in a small rural town on the island of Hawaii, where she spent her childhood days in the great outdoors playing with her family dogs and the area’s many stray cats. Before she even knew what being a veterinarian entailed, she proclaimed that she wanted to be an animal doctor when she grew up! Dr. Rudzinski never looked back—she continues to be reminded every day that she has found her true calling.

Dr. Rudzinski—Dr. Jackie to her fellow staff and many of her clients—attended Syracuse University in New York to obtain her undergraduate degree in biology, then headed to Colorado State University to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After working for three years at another Las Vegas practice, she joined the Aloha Animal Hospital team in the summer of 2016, and couldn’t be more excited to provide optimal veterinary care to the area’s pets with a healthy helping of Hawaiian ohana!

As a veterinarian, Dr. Jackie enjoys internal medicine cases and disease management. Most of all, she likes using preventative medication and proper education to give families the most time possible with their furry companions.

In her time away from work, Dr. Jackie enjoys looking for new adventures outdoors, and particularly likes hiking at Red Rock or Mount Charleston, kayaking and paddle-boarding on Lake Mead, and snowboarding at Brian Head. She shares many of these fun activities with her husband, Rafal, and their four pets. The couple has a young Border collie/Australian shepherd mix named Jax who loves playing Frisbee; Maple, a rescued miniature Schnauzer; and a pair of sibling cats named Chicken and Waffles.

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