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
Kea 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 16 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 a beautiful Whippet named Katie.
Animal Health Center of Port St. Lucie is extremely pleased to announce a new addition to its team, Dr. David Hall.
Dr. David Hall is a graduate of the University Of Florida College Of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys practicing small animal medicine, with special interests in feline medicine and behavior, as well as small animal diagnostic imaging.Dr. Hall grew up in Clewiston, a small farming community in the Everglades, surrounded by sugarcane and citrus. Dr. Hall attended the University of Florida from 2004 to 2008, where he earned a degree in Zoology. He spent the following year working at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, before attending the University of Alabama, where he pursued a M.S. in Biology. Having discovered that his passion is working directly with animals, he abandoned plans for a career in research, and decided on veterinary medicine; returning to graduate from University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.
He enjoys computers and technology, college sports, and spending time outdoors. Dr. Hall and his wife, Dr. Patricia Diskant, DVM, are pleased to call Port Saint Lucie home. They share their home with their six cats; Penelope, Al, Uma, Pony, Fudge and Inky; two dogs, Australian Cattle Dog Charles,and Border Collie Callie; and their quarter horse Christmas.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Hall to our practice .
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'.
Ashley joined our family in 2008 as a Technician/Receptionist and has become a key part of our practice. Ashley splits her time with us, her husband, two children and two pets. Ashley will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns that you have. Ashley is currently enrolled in the Certified Veterinary Technician program at St. Pete State College.
Kerri has wanted to be involved in veterinary medicine as long as she can remember. Her love for animals is the first thing you notice when you enter the exam room with her. She worked with the Humane Society prior to coming into our practice. She excels at patient care and making sure you get the very best experience when visiting our hospital.
Hope H.Veterinary Assistant
Hope is currently attending Indian River State College and works closely with our doctors 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.
KrstiReceptionist - Veterinary Assistant
Kristi has a unique way of juggling the ten things you have to do at the same time to be a great receptionist. She accomplishes them with a caring compassion that you cant teach. Kristi comes to us with several years of experience working in veterinary hospitals. When not working she enjoys time with her husband and 2 dogs.
Jennifer is learning the ropes of the veterinary business, however Jennifer has several years of medical office experience and is bi-lingual. Jennifer is a welcome addition to our team.
RebeccaOffice Coordinator / Veterinary Assistant
Rebecca wears many hats throughout the practice and is always helping our patients get the very best care. She has a bouncing toddler boy and three dogs at home to keep her running non-stop all day. Rebecca is continuing her education to be a certified veterinary technician and hospital manager.