Surgical team

Anesthesiologists

Your experience at Ocotillo Surgery Center is important to us. Meet our professional and experienced Anesthesiologists.

Together our team is committed to provide you with the highest level of anesthetic care.

Jennifer Elliott, D.O.

Dr. Jennifer Elliott, D.O. is a board certified Anesthesiologist. She was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona. She attended Northern Arizona University for undergrad training, and this is where she met her husband Brian Elliott.

Dr. Elliott received her medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine – Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. She then went on the complete her internship and Anesthesia residency in Dayton, Ohio at Grandview Medical Center.

Dr. Elliott thoroughly enjoys her profession and her patients. In her spare time, she loves hiking & mountain biking with her husband and friends. Dr. Elliott also enjoys traveling and being outdoors.

Brian Elliott, D.O.

Dr. Brian Elliott, D.O. is a board certified Anesthesiologist. He was born in Iowa, where he lived until he was 10 years old. At that point, his parents moved the family to Tucson, Arizona.

Dr. Elliott attended Northern Arizona University for undergrad and earned his Bachelors in Science. He then went to medical school in Glendale, Arizona at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine – Midwestern University.

Dr. Elliott completed an Internal Medicine internship at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. He continued at Grandview Medical Center to complete his Anesthesia residency. In his spare time, he enjoys being outdoors. This includes water sports, mountain biking, and hiking.

Administrative

From the moment you enter Ocotillo Surgery Center, our friendly staff and administrative team are there to support you, helping your surgery to be stress-free.

Kate Meyers, RN, BSN
Clinical Director

Born and raised in rural Wisconsin, Kate attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

After several years of intermediate care in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart & Lung Transplant, she switched specialties and found her passion in Labor & Delivery. She moved about the country as a travel nurse and quickly chose to make Arizona her permanent home.  She spent the last 17 years as a Charge Nurse in Labor & Delivery.

In her new role as Clinical Director at Ocotillo Surgery Center, Kate is excited for the opportunity to coordinate exceptional care for patients and families and is committed to optimizing both the patient and physician experience. She enjoys pickleball, cornhole, and Wisconsin Badger football.  She resides in Gilbert with her husband and two teenage daughters.

​Christy Wirt, CST
Lead Certified Surgical Technologist

Born and raised in Illinois, Christy moved to Arizona in 1995 and pursued a career in Surgical Technology. She graduated from Gateway Community College in 1999 as a Certified Surgical Technologist. She then continued her education and received an Associate in Science Degree in Surgical Technology in 2001.

Christy loves running, camping, riding bikes and just spending time at home with her husband, 2 kids, and 3 dogs.