Dr. Lesley Leach earned her bachelor's degree in Zoology and Biology from the University of Wyoming and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University. Dr. Leach has professional interest in radiology. In 2016, she became co-owner of Indian Tree Animal Hospital in Arvada. Together with the award-winning veterinary team at Indian Tree, Dr. Leach and her fellow staff expanded and opened 5280 Veterinary Care as a second location in Denver. Dr. Leach enjoys doing yoga, running, traveling, and taking photography in her free time. Her favorite cuisines include wine, cheese, and artisan bread, and she always jumps at the opportunity to dine at Cochino Taco and Blue Fish Sushi. Dr. Leach shares her home with Jeeves, a black DSH.
Dr. Anjuli Hein graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a degree in Biology, and then continued on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree at Colorado State University in 2007. She specializes in acupuncture, and has professional interests in dentistry, soft-tissue surgery, senior pet care, and client education. Dr. Hein joined the team at Indian Tree Animal Hospital in Arvada in 2008, became a co-owner in 2016, and is proud to open 5280 as a second hospital location in Denver. Her favorite food is seafood, and she also loves the Mexican cuisine at Lola. She shares a home with her husband, two small children, and a dog, Mosley, and enjoys reading, bike riding, skiing, hiking, and traveling in her spare time.
Dr. Chase Marr began working in the veterinary field as a sophomore in high school, and went on to become a veterinarian in 2015. Dr. Marr earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University, and his areas of professional interest include neurology, ophthalmology, and dentistry. Originally from Southeast Kansas, Dr. Marr has resided in Westminster, Colorado since 2015. Dr. Marr shares a home with his husband, Richard, and pets, Porthos, a Bernese Mountain dog who knows sign language, Sadie, a pitbull mix, and Figg, a shepherd mix. When he is not tending to animals, he loves to ski, travel and eat.
Dr. Celene Joza has been in the veterinary industry since 2004 and earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from St. George's University, where she also spent her clinical year. Dr. Joza is certified in veterinary medical acupuncture with a strong interest in rehabilitation for physical therapy. Her areas of professional interest include arthritis management, acupuncture, physical therapy, and client education. Originally from Southern California, Dr. Joza moved to Colorado where she lives with her fiance, a plothound named Dodgy, a black lab named Lapis, and a mini rex rabbit named Sadie. She enjoys hiking, skiing, cross-stitching, and exploring restaurants and breweries in her spare time.
Dr. Nicole Wise attended Penn State University for her bachelor's in animal science in 2014 and went on to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University in 2019. She is Fear Free Certified (Level 2), and her areas of professional interest include wellness, preventative care, dentistry, soft-tissue surgery, and internal medicine. Dr. Wise was inspired at a young age to become a veterinarian by an obsession with animals and her natural ability to care for them. Dr. Wise says the best part of working in the veterinary field is forming relationships with her clients and getting to know each pet as an individual; watching them grow and change as time goes on. She says being able to connect with an animal and fitting together the pieces of the puzzle in order to better their health is very rewarding for her. Originally from Lancaster, PA, Dr. Wise currently lives in Westminster, CO with her husband, Jack, Bernese Mountain dog, Chickie, and hedgehog, Poppy. When she is not providing quality veterinary care, you can find her hiking, camping, painting, sewing, going to breweries, and practicing photography.