Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Glenwood Falls Animal Hospital in Cypress! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at (281) 320-9339 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


  • Elbert "Al" Derrick, DVM


    Dr. Elbert “Al” Derrick is the sole owner of Glenwood Falls Animal Hospital which…
  • Brandon Torrance, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Brandon Torrance earned his degree in veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University.…
  • Joshua Powell, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Joshua Powell earned his degree in veterinary medicine at Oklahoma State University in…
  • Melissa Smith, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Please welcome Dr. Melissa Smith to the Glenwood Falls Family!!…


  • Christina Hommel

    Hospital Manager/Administrator

    Christina, a native of New Orleans, now lives in Tomball with her husband Brian and…

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

  • Amanda Felix, LVT

    Amanda currently resides in Texas, where she was born and raised. However she has spent…
  • Hannah Tucker, LVT

    Hannah is a Houston native and is the pet mom to two sweet cats, Mimi & Rhaegar.…

    Certified Veterinary Technicians

  • Kristen Kluczynski, CVT


    Kristen was born and raised in Houston, Texas. For as long as she can remember, Kristen…

    Certified Veterinary Assistant

  • Alexa Turcios, CVA

    Alexa was born and raised in Houston, TX.  She still resides in Houston with her husband,…
  • Demi Mitchell, CVA

    Demi was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has two dogs “Winnie” (Miniature…
  • Diana Vargas, CVA

    CVA/Customer Service Specialist

    Diana is a native to Houston, Texas and currently resides here with her fur baby…
  • Sandy Yanes, CVA

    Sandy is a native to Houston, TX.  She resides here with her husband Ramiro Yanes, and…
  • Toni Bushong, CVA

    Toni joined the Glenwood Falls family in April of 2017. Prior to joining our team, she…

    Technician Assistants

  • Brent Winters


    Brent was born in Killen, TX but grew up in a military family living in five other states.…
  • Eric Doria


    Eric is a native Texan who was born and raised in a small city called Houston, where he…

    Customer Service Manager

  • Adrian Herrera

    Customer Service Manager

    Adrian was born in Chicago but got to Houston as soon as he could. Adrian has previously…

    Customer Service Specialist

  • Afton Gonzales

    Customer Service Specialist

    A native Texan, born in Austin and living in Houston, Afton enjoys spending her time…
  • Annie Lynch

    Customer Service Specialist

    Annie is originally from Orange, California. She has had a passion and love for animals…
  • Britney West

    Customer Service Specialist

    Britney was born and raised in Scottsboro, Alabama and currently resides here with her…


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    Kelly Garza


    Kelly was born in Austin TX. She has lived throughout the United States but has called…
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    Patrice Young


    Patrice has a love for all animals, including exotics. Patrice’s face lights up when she…
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    Tiffany Maki

    Grooming Assistant

    A few of Tiffany’s favorite things are Eeyore, her boyfriend Rusty, helping animals, and…