Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Elliot Park Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. Our team loves to get to know our clients and their pets. We treat pets that come in our hospital like our own. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK!

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Mark Loeschen
DVM Medical Director

Our medical director, DVM Mark Loeschen, is originally from Iowa. He graduated from Kansas State University Veterinary School in 1987 and since has been practicing here in Phoenix.  Professionally his areas of interest are in dentistry and soft tissue surgery. He has a black cat named Ichabod, 2 grown children, Amy and Michael, and a new granddaughter, Tatum Elizabeth, who was born on July 15, 2018. When Dr. Loeschen is not practicing veterinary medicine, he enjoys riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and restoring old English automobiles. He also takes every opportunity to scuba dive and snow ski. ...

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Jonathan Estrada
Hospital Manager
Jonathan was born in Gallup, NM. Started his veterinary career after graduating from Apollo College, He worked in emergency medicine for 4 years prior to joining VCA in 2006. Jonathan worked at VCA northern for 11 years before transitioning to being the hospital manager here at VCA Elliot Park. He is married to his wife Michele and they have 2 children Haley and Donavyn. Jonathan has 2 cats, bear and Bella, as well as 3 dogs, Freddy a Jack Russel, Jason a German shepherd, and Skully who is a Rottweiler. During Jonathan's free time he enjoys spending time with his family and is an assistant coach for youth footba...
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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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