Michael Knehr, DVM
Dr. Knehr graduated from Purdue University Veterinary School in 1993. His areas of interest in the veterinary field include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, diagnostic ultrasound, pain management, senior pet care and stem cell therapy.
Dr. Knehr loves to go fly fishing with his golden retriever named Sage, who is a great fishing partner. He also loves to go hiking and swimming with his boys and enjoys watching New York Yankee baseball as often as possible. He has four beautiful cats; Daisy, A-Rod and Jeter (yes, he is a really big Yankee fan) and Gronk (his wife is a big Patriots fan); and one feathered family member named Kiwi, an eclectus parrot. To round out the menagerie he has some fish and his son has a gerbil named Goldy.
Dr. Knehr’s goal as a veterinarian is to provide compassionate and knowledgeable veterinary care for pet family members and for the community. He invites you to visit the hospital and make Sun City part of your pet’s health care team.
Melissa Huber, DVM
Dr. Huber graduated from veterinary school at Louisiana State University. Her medical interests include internal medicine, dentistry and the human animal bond. Dr. Huber has a Border collie mix named Moochie, a Chihuahua mix named Monty and a cat named Fatty. During her free time she likes reading, and hiking with Moochie.
Gwen Nance, DVM
Dr. Nance graduated with her D.V.M. from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her varied veterinary interests include domestic and non-domestic exotics, small animals, ruminants (small and large), surgery, dermatology, and wildlife rehabilitation. For recreation Dr. Nance likes snow-boarding, motorcycles, cooking and gardening. Her animal family currently includes 3 cats, 1 turtle and 1 chinchilla. She is looking forward to adding a dog and several pygmy goats to her menagerie soon. Dr. Nance was destined to be a veterinarian. When she was just 6 months old she was hugged by a baby orangutan named Daisy, and that started a life-long love of animals.
Marisa Younanian, DVM
Dr. Younanian is a graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Although she loves all aspects of clinical practice, she has special interests in feline medicine, soft tissue surgery, nutrition, and preventive medicine. In her spare time Dr. Younanian loves back country hiking and camping, jogging, taking road trips, and salsa dancing. She shares her home with a big black-and-white cat named Philippe and the occasional foster kitten.
Dr. Noworyta graduated from veterinary school at Purdue University. She was born and raised in Indiana and moved to sunny Las Vegas after the completion of her degree. Her veterinary interests include dermatology, internal medicine, and dentistry. Outside of work, her family keeps her busy. She is married to her husband, Mike and they have one son, Tyler, and one daughter, Khloe. Her animal family includes two dogs, a Beagle named Jake and a hound mix named Kaiya. She enjoys outdoor activities such as visiting our local parks and water park, going to baseball games, and traveling with her family.