Dr. Russell Johnsen
Dr. Johnsen grew up in a rural setting outside of Beatrice, Nebraska. A tennis scholarship led him to Hastings College, where in 1996 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 2006, his 1996 tennis team had the honor of being inducted into the Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame.
Dr. Johnsen received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University in 2000, and soon afterwards began his veterinary career here in Arizona. His experience and interests include general medicine and surgery.
In his free time, Dr. Johnsen enjoys camping and fishing with his loving wife Lisa and beautiful daughter Arwen. And of course, he always enjoys watching Cornhusker football!
Dr. Jordan Gesimondo
Dr. Jordan Gesimondo was born in Madrid, Spain and grew up in the east valley. She was a swimmer and swam for Northern Arizona University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2006. She graduated from Colorado State University with a DVM in 2011. From there she spent 3 years in Texas before coming home to the valley and joining the Beardsley Animal Hospital team. She continued her education and graduated with a Master's in Public Health from the University of Minnesota in January 2016. Her primary interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine and public health.
In her free time, Dr. Geismondo's hobbies include crossfit, scuba diving, snowbarding and spending time with her husband, new baby boy and 2 dogs.
Dr. Tyler Padgett
Born and raised in Arizona, Dr. Tyler Padgett attended undergrad at Arizona State University, where he studied history and biology. He attended veterinary school at Western University in Southern California where he earned his DVM in 2014. Dr. Padgett joined the Beardsley team in June 2015. His veterinary interests include internal medicine, surgery, and dermatology among others.
In his free time, Dr. Padgett enjoys hiking, playing cards, sports, and fly fishing. He also enjoys hanging out with his 12 year old Labrador, Mad Dog.
Dr. Tiffany Riddle
Dr. Riddle grew up surrounded by family in Champaign, IL, a small college town. She helped with the cows and barn chores at her grandpa's farm since she was little and got her first pet from the Humane Society when she turned 18 years old. She discovered her true goals after volunteering at local shelters and rescues. She graduated in Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine's inaugural Class of 2018.
Dr. Riddle has two fur-kids at home, a 16 year-old female pit bull and a 6 year-old male Staffordshire mix. She also loves goats and rats (‘rattie-tats’). Her passion in community service is to spay and neuter animals to control the pet population and reduce community animal euthanasia due to homelessness.