Meet Your Doctor
Melissa Cordero, DVM, PhD
Dr. Cordero was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She attended Oklahoma State University for her undergraduate and postgraduate studies. She graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She continued her studies at OSU and completed a PhD in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences in 2012. After graduation, Dr. Cordero relocated to the DFW area to practice small animal medicine. She became the owner of Bartonville Veterinary Center in September 2016.
Dr. Cordero is married to Chris, who is Director of Gas Engineering at CoServ. They share their home with an 8-year-old dachshund named Charlie and a thirteen-year-old cat named Lillie. They have called Lantana home since 2013. In her spare time, Dr. Cordero enjoys reading, traveling, horseback riding and cooking. She is also a member of the FM407 Lion’s Club and the Greater Argyle Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Cordero is committed to her employees and community. She is passionate about keeping our neighborhood pets healthy while providing an exceptional client experience.
Meet Our Team
Andrea grew up in Southern California. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2012 and has worked in the veterinary field since 2006. In her free time, Andrea enjoys listening to music, baking, and catching up with her favorite television shows. Andrea loves spending time with her two children, as well as her dogs “Dozer,” (English Bulldog) and “Skyla,” (Siberian Husky).
Sarah grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2017. Sarah has a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Studies from BYU Idaho. In her free time, Sarah enjoys watching television, spending time with her husband, and going skiing. Sarah has one cat, “Yoko” Domestic Shorthair, and one dog, “Corvo” (Great Dane/Pyrenees Mix).
Laura grew up in Keller, Texas. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2017. She has a degree in English from Texas Woman’s University. In her free time, Laura enjoys reading, writing, and painting. She has two cats, “Zen” (Domestic Shorthair), and “Buddha” (Orange Tabby).
Diahann grew up in Southern California. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2016 and has also worked at the Flower Mound Emergency Pet Clinic since 2012. Diahann entered the veterinary field in 1993, focusing on critical care and oncology. In her free time, she loves to run and spend time with her son. Diahann has two orange tabby cats, “Rico” and “Cesar,” as well as a French Bulldog, “Rex.”
Lindsey grew up in Texas. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2017. Lindsey attended Notre Dame where she studied Biology. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, baking, and cooking. Lindsey has a dog, “Tig,” a horse, “Buster,” and a guinea pig, “Herbert.”
Rayanah grew up in Uvalde, Texas. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2017. Rayanah has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of Texas at Dallas and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Texas Woman’s University. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, doing yoga, and going to concerts. Rayanah has one dog, “Olive” (Boxer), two cats, “Crixus and Madri” (Bengal Cats), and a Ball Python “Alfred.”
Assistant Veterinary Technician
Gilbert grew up in Texas. He started with Bartonville Veterinary Center in 2016. Gilbert is currently working towards his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at The University of North Texas with plans to attend veterinary school. In his free time, Gilbert enjoys listening to music and going to concerts.
Kayla grew up in Texas. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2016. Kayla is currently working towards her Bachelor’s of Science in Microbiology at North Central Texas College. In her free time, she enjoys reading, fishing, and the outdoors. Kayla and her husband have two dogs, “Arwin” (Golden Retriever) and “Riker” (Australian Shepherd Mix), as well as three cats, “Selina”, “Tummy-Mittens” (Tuxedo), and “Rigsby” (Grey Shorthair).
Tailor grew up in Texas. She has been with Bartonville Veterinary Center since 2016. Tailor is currently attending Dallas Community College to become a veterinary technician. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and outdoor activities. Tailor and her husband have three dogs: “Zero” (Pitbull Mix), “Shada” (Labrador Mix), and “Jewels” (Rottweiler).
Customer Service Representative
Sunny grew up at Bartonville Veterinary Center. He is a 12 year old Domestic Shorthair. When he’s not busy greeting clients, Sunny likes to take naps, watch birds, and take long strolls through the parking lot.