Our Doctors

Dr. Timothy Jordan

Owner / Veterinarian

Dr. Timothy Jordan has been a practicing veterinarian for over 35 years and has worked with both large and small veterinary practices. He also currently owns and has previously owned several veterinary practices, modernizing their care and service to meet the needs of the communities they serve.

Dr. Jordan has a passion for veterinary surgery and has completed advanced training to further his surgical skills and techniques. He has now performed over 3,000 different orthopedic procedures and can offer colleagues and pet owners alike an insight into the possible options and outcomes of many orthopedic and soft tissue problems encountered in a veterinary practice.

Dr. Spencer Ellis

Medical Director

Dr. Ellis has had a passion for helping animals for as long as he can remember. In high school and college, he worked as a veterinary technician, and in 2014 graduated from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

Keeping true to his passion for helping animals, Dr. Ellis has served on multiple mission trips to underserved areas of the country. He has also pursued his interest in internal medicine, radiology, soft tissue surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Ellis lives with his wife Catherine in Statesville. They have two dogs, Calie and Dixie, and a cat, Jasmine. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Arlene Jimenez


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Dr. Jimenez has been practicing veterinary medicine in Miami, Florida over 12 years. Her family is very excited to relocate back to the Raleigh area and experience beautiful North Carolina. She is happy to join the wonderful team of Creedmoor Road Animal Hospital as a bilingual Veterinarian. She is ready to help our patients live their best lives while developing meaningful relationships with families and their pets.

Dr. Jimenez grew up in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where her love of animals began early in life. Her childhood was spent caring for a variety of animals from dogs and cats to birds with her grandfather. As a youth, she also volunteered with her mother assisting in an elderly facility.

Dr. Jimenez graduated with honors from Iowa State University for her undergraduate education in 2004 and completed her veterinary degree with North Carolina State University-College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She previously had a “Small Animal Rotating Surgery and Medicine Internship” in Coral Spring Animal Hospital from 2009-2010. Her professional interests include proactive wellness care, internal medicine, geriatric care, and a special interest in dermatology.

Dr. Jimenez married her high school sweetheart in 2007. They currently have 2 beautiful children, Valeria and Noah. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going on outdoor adventures, and relaxing at the beach.

Dr. Brandy Francis


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Dr. Francis recently relocated to North Carolina, and she is thrilled to join the amazing team at Creedmoor Road Animal Hospital. With four years of experience as a small animal veterinarian, she loves communicating with clients and providing exceptional care for her patients. She is excited to begin forming new relationships with families and their fur-babies!

Born and raised in Ohio, she decided to pursue vet school internationally. In 2016, she traveled to the Caribbean and attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Francis completed her clinical year at The Ohio State University in 2019. After graduating, she began working with dogs and cats at a private practice close to her hometown in Wintersville, Ohio.

Throughout her career, she has developed a love for various areas in veterinary medicine. Having two older dogs, she has an interest in senior/geriatric care. Her other interests include dermatology and cytology, as well as wellness/preventative care. She is dedicated to staying current with the latest advancements as she believes our furry loved ones deserve to live their best, healthy life!

Outside of the clinic, she likes to hang out with her friends, try new restaurants, and travel with her husband. Dr. Francis and her husband love visiting new beaches every year and doing boat tours. She also enjoys doing Zumba and Beat Boxing fitness classes weekly. Her down time consists of cuddling and spending time with her 3 dogs and kitty cat.

When you see her, please give her a warm welcome and give her a few suggestions on new places she needs to visit!

Dr. Rebecca Goldbach


Dr. Goldbach grew up in Chapel Hill, NC but has lived in Raleigh for many years and loves the area. She received her Bachelors in Biology and Animal Science, then received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University. Dr. Goldbach has a special interest and passion for surgery, especially orthopedic surgery. She has received formal training alongside board certified surgeons in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and has performed these techniques with great success. She has always made an effort to provide affordable surgical options to pet owners and loves working with them throughout the recovery process. Since obtaining her veterinary degree, she has practiced for several years in general practice and emergency while building her surgical skills.

When Dr. Goldbach is not in the OR, she loves to spend time with her friends and family in the area. She enjoys taking trips to the beach during her weekends off. Her passions include traveling, cycling, running and cooking. Dr. Goldbach has three rescue dogs named Finley, Hudson and Apollo along with one cat, Mufasa.

Dr. Christen Ragle


When Dr. Ragle is not saving the lives of animals or hanging with her pets, she makes fancy decorated cakes as a hobby. She also enjoys traveling and kayaking when the weather is nice.

Dr. Ragle has known veterinary medicine was her calling for quite some time—she’s been working in vet hospitals since 2006 and earned her DVM from St. George’s University in 2015. She has a special interest in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and puppy training.

After living in the Caribbean for three years, Dr. Ragle scuba dives and loves and travel. When she’s not seeing patients, she enjoys spending time with her three rescue dogs—a beagle, a Plott hound and a Newfoundland.

Dr. Daniel Norris


Dr. Daniel Norris grew up in Midland, North Carolina, and graduated from Mount Pleasant High School. He then went to North Carolina State University, where he obtained three Bachelor of Science Degrees in Animal Science, Biology, and History and a Master’s Degree in Animal Science. He continued his education at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2017. War Eagle. Dr. Norris began his veterinary career working in Mixed Animal Practice performing medicine and surgery on a variety of species.

While pursuing his education at NC State, he met his lovely wife, Tara. They have a daughter named Rosalee and a son named Oliver! In his spare time, he enjoys playing and teaching music, including Fusion Percussion, where he is the Director. He also enjoys traveling with his family. He loves to read and is very interested in Presidential biographies.

Daniel is excited about opportunities at Fairview Veterinary Clinic.