One of the most important elements in determining the quality of our practice is the experience and compassion of the people who make up our practice. Animal Health Center treats your pet like one of our family members. Each staff member enhances your visit through compassion and caring treatment of your loved one. We appreciate and are honored to be able to care for your pets.
Dr.Kea Apilado FisherVeterinarian Medical Director
Dr. Apilado-Fisher is the founding Veterinarian of the Animal Health Center. She graduated from The Ohio State University Veterinary School in 1986. She has worked in Florida since graduating, the last 21 years at the Animal Health Center. Since an early age she always had a love for animals and worked in animal shelters and veterinary clinics before entering veterinary school. Kea has had many interests and hobbies from marathons to tennis. Her love and caring for animals has been her lifelong foundation, which led her to become a veterinarian. She cares for all animals as if they were a member of her own family. Kea is married and has 2 Daughters and 2 Dogs.
Dr. Melissa Navarro studied at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. After completing studies there, she returned to Florida to complete her clinical year at the University of Florida. After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree Dr. Navarro completed a small animal internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa. There she worked as an emergency veterinarian as well as alongside multiple specialists which allowed her to expand her experience and knowledge base of veterinary medicine. She has a special interest in small animal internal medicine and loves interacting with clients and their pets. In her free time it is all about family and spending time with her husband and son.
Gregg brings 30 years experince in the medical and veterinary field to our practice. He enjoys spending time with his family and their Golden Doodle 'Scooby Doodle'.
Nicole TVeterinary Technician
Nicole joined us in 2020 and has gained valuable experience working in multiple areas of the hospital and is currently completing her degree in Biology. Nicole has proven to be a great addition to our team.
Hope works closely with our doctors and clients to provide the very best care to our patients. She has a soothing approach to patient care and a unique understanding of the bond between clients and their pets.
Hannah WVeterinary Assistant
Hannah has excelled in compassionate patient care since joining our practice. She is always eager to help and care for your loved ones.
Zoe is compassionate about veterinary medicine and gives our patients kind, compassionate care on every visit. She enjoys helping your loved ones feel better.
Yusneidy VVeterinary Technician
Yusniedy joined us in 2019 she graduated from Veterinary School in Venezuela and has uses that knowledge and experience everyday in her role as a Veterinary Technician to provide vital support to our Doctors.
Rebecca SStaff Training
Rebecca joined us in 2014 as a receptionist and also as a Veterinary Technician she fills a valuable role as a training lead and a Veterinary Technician.
Madison has a great way of communicating with the world she always has a smile and a kind word. She will gladly help you and your pets get the attention they deserve.
Jasmine GVeterinary Receptionist
Jasmine joined our practice as a Receptionist in 2022 and we are very happy to have her here, she will provide you with exceptional client service. Jasmine is passionate about continuing her education in the Veterinary field.
Amber LVeterinary Assistant
Amber joined our practice in 2023 and has been developing her skills as a Veterinary Assistant for 6 years prior to moving to our area.