Internal Medicine


  • Biology and Anthropology, Stanford University
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Advanced Training

  • Small Animal Rotating Internship, University of Missouri
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency, Cornell University
  • Sabbatical, Mayo Clinic
  • Sabbatical, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Board Certification
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM)


  • Editor and Contributor, Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
  • Contributor, Diseases of the Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Biliary System, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Seventh & Eighth Editions
  • Chronic Liver Disease, Clinicians Brief
  • Gallbladder disease in Shetland Sheepdogs, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Ale Aguirre DVM, DACVIM is an Internal Medicine Specialist and the owner of Salt River Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Aguirre spent many years practicing internal medicine in Phoenix before setting out to open his own practice. Dr. Aguirre enjoys all aspects of internal medicine but has a special interest in minimally invasive procedures. Over the course of the past 10 years, Dr. Aguirre has participated in the research and development of veterinary specific medical devices that have aided in the treatment of tracheal collapse, kidney stones, and a variety of gallbladder disorders in dogs and cats. In addition, Dr. Aguirre completed a sabbatical at Mayo Clinic in interventional endoscopy and endourology. Combining this experience, along with years of research and development, Dr. Aguirre is currently pioneering new endoscopic procedures and equipment for the treatment of urinary and gallbladder diseases in dogs and cats.

Dr. Aguirre specializes in interventional procedures that include removal of bladder and kidney stones, treatment of urinary incontinence, and correction of tracheal collapse. Dr. Aguirre performs minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures including liver, intestinal, and pancreatic biopsies, as well as, spays and neuters.

When not practicing, Dr. Aguirre can be found on the sidelines of soccer, basketball, hockey, and tennis cheering on his two young sons.



General Surgery


  • Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Advanced Training

  • Small Animal Rotating Internship, Texas A&M University
  • Small Animal Surgery Residency, Texas A&M University
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Instructor, University of Georgia
  • International Courses Taught: Paris, France; Strasbourg, France; Minas Gerais, Brazil; Lisbon, Portugal

Board Certification

  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (DACVS)


  • Editor and Contributor, Fossum’s Small Animal Surgery, Fourth & Fifth Editions
  • Contributor, Cote’s Veterinary Clinical Advisor, multiple editions
  • Editor and Contributor, Endoscopy Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice
  • Journal articles in Veterinary Surgery, Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Record, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Journal of Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Following her residency, Dr. Radlinsky taught neurosurgery for a year and became board certified in veterinary surgery. She then returned to academia and taught at Kansas State University and the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine for a total of 17 years, during which she was active in teaching, research, and clinical medicine for students, interns, and residents. Dr. Radlinsky has been a soft tissue specialist for 20 years and was an early adapter and instructor in minimally invasive surgery regionally and internationally. She is past president of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society, has published articles on thoracoscopy and laparoscopy, and open surgery ranging from techniques, anesthetic associated concerns, and outcomes of surgery. She moved to the Valley in 2015 to enjoy her family and to continue clinical practice. When Dr. Radlinsky is not in the clinic she enjoys being with her family, hiking, riding her horse in the desert, and enjoying her dog and cat.