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Meet the Doctors

Dr. Joshua Sosnow, North Scottsdale Animal Hospital,  Veterinarian
Josh Sosnow , DVM

Dr. Sosnow is a native of Arizona, growing up near the Catalina Mountains in Tucson. He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then went on to attend the joint-degree program at Oregon/Washington State Universities where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. After graduating from Veterinary school Dr. Sosnow spent 13 months training at the Animal Medical Center ( in New York City. During his study at the Animal Medical Center he completed rotations in Cardiology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine and Surgery...just to name a few! After completing his residency in New York City, Dr. Sosnow worked at a well-established animal hospital in Scarsdale, NY where he built a loyal following of clients. After several years in New York, he and his wife decided they'd had enough of the cold weather and moved to Phoenix, Arizona. In 2004 Dr. Sosnow purchased North Scottsdale Animal Hospital where he is committed to turning his dreams into reality. His areas of special interest include: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Allergy Treatment, Gastrointestinal Diseases and Infectious Diseases.

Sarah Brown
Sarah Brown , DVM

Dr. Sarah Brown: Dr. Brown is originally from Lexington, Kentucky and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Kentucky where she received a BS in Animal Studies and a minor in Biology. She attended Auburn University where she earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine in 2008. Dr. Brown prides herself on providing high quality medicine for her canine and feline patients. Dr. Brown married her high school sweetheart, and they now have a son who is the apple of her eye. During her free time Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with her family, reading novels and baking.

Dr. Robert Trupp, North Scottsdale Animal Hospital, Veterinarian
Robert P. Trupp, DVM

I am originally from Topeka, Kansas where I graduated from Washburn University where I graduated with a BA in Biology with minors in chemistry and mathematics. I then attended Kansas State University where I earned my DVM degree in 1993. I come to North Scottsdale Animal Hospital with over 20 years of experience as a practice owner and hospital director as well as a practicing veterinarian focused on providing the highest standard of care to my clients and patients. Educating clients is a top priority while helping to ensure that the pet family member can enjoy a healthy and long life. Beyond the practice of veterinary medicine, I have held numerous leadership positions with the AVMA, AAHA, Kansas state University College of Veterinary Medicine, Topeka AVMA, Topeka Zoological Park, Topeka Helping hands Human Society and other local organizations. I have 3 children, my daughters are now married and starting new lives. My son is in college but close enough to visit on weekends. We also have 3 pets at home to occupy his time while visiting.

Giulianna Spina, DVM

Dr. Giulianna Spina graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Arizona in 2018. She earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine degree from Oregon State University in 2023. Originally born in Brazil, Giulianna initially developed a passion for helping animals by providing care to stray dogs and cats in São Paulo. During her time at the University of Arizona, she volunteered in desert wildlife rehabilitation, worked as a small animal veterinary technician, and studied abroad providing veterinary care to wildlife in South Africa. While applying to veterinary school, Giulianna worked as a veterinary technician at North Scottsdale Animal Hospital. After finishing her studies, she decided move back to Arizona to begin her career working alongside her favorite veterinarians! Dr. Spina is particularly interested in soft tissue surgery, cardiology, and internal medicine. She is happy to be back at NSAH and in sunny Arizona! In her free time, Dr. Spina loves spending time with her family and with her beloved golden retriever, Arlo.

Roman Savicky, DVM, DACVS - SA
Peak Veterinary Surgical Solutions

Roman Savicky, DVM, DACVS-SA was born and raised in Arizona, and after many years away for training, he is excited to return home. After graduating from ASU and being accepted into veterinary school at CSU, Dr. Savicky realized his passion for surgery. Following completion of his internship, Dr. Savicky completed a second one-year, more specialized internship in small animal surgery at the prestigious Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, in Houston, TX. After completion of his surgical internship, Dr. Savicky accepted a three-year small animal surgical residency. During his residency, Dr. Savicky was exposed to a high volume of state-of-the-art orthopedic, soft tissue, and neurologic surgical procedures. After completion of his residency, Dr. Savicky passed the rigorous American College of Veterinary Surgery Boards testing to become a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Small Animal (DACVS-SA).


When not at work, Dr. Savicky enjoys time with his wife, as well as his Pugs, Henry and Lucy. Dr. Savicky also has a passion for travel, sports, and scuba diving.

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