Jeff MacLellan DVM, DACVS-SA Board Certified Surgeon

Dr. MacLellan graduated from UC Davis Veterinary School in 2012. Thereafter he pursued a rotating internship and surgical residency at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Hospital. Dr. MacLellan’s professional interests include neurosurgery and difficult soft tissue surgeries. Dr. MacLellan has completed published research on brain tumors and brain surgery in dogs.

In his spare time, Dr. Maclellan is an avid trail runner. He spends as much time as possible in the mountains around Lake Tahoe running, camping, and back country snowboarding. His 12 year old Catahoula, Chip, joins him on these adventures.


Greg Anderson DVM, DACVS Board Certified Surgeon

Gregory M. Anderson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS is originally from the Minneapolis metropolitan area of Minnesota. He received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed an internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island in Canada’s eastern seaboard. He then completed a small animal surgery residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Prior to joining Sierra Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Anderson held faculty positions at the University of Tennessee and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and performs general, orthopedic, and selected neurosurgeries. He has a particular interest in use of the circular external skeletal fixation for angular limb deformities and fracture fixation, as well as reconstructive surgery and surgical oncology.


Davyd Pelsue DVM, MS, CCRT, DACVS Board Certified Surgeon, Medical Director

Dr. Pelsue grew up in Vermont where he attended the University of Vermont and earned a Bachelor of Science degree. During his studies, Dr. Pelsue discovered veterinary medicine and while volunteering at a local animal hospital he found his passion– surgery. He then moved to Ames, Iowa to attend Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1997 and then went to Colorado State University for Internship and Residency. He passed his board certification for Small Animal Surgery in 2002. His first job took him to Las Vegas, where he worked as a mobile surgeon. In 2003, he moved to Reno where he has enjoyed working to strengthen the human-animal bond.