Technicians
UF Small Animal Hospital Veterinary Care Managers, Technicians, and Technician Assistants

Every small animal patient at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is managed by a board-certified veterinary specialist assisted by one or more residents and trained veterinary technicians and assistants.

Managers & Supervisors

  • Keri Bentley, BS, CVPM – Dermatology, Oncology, and Primary Care & Dentistry Manager
    • Maggie Lopez, CVT – Dermatology, Oncology, and Primary Care & Dentistry Supervisor
  • Maya Hester, BS – Integrative Medicine and Reproduction Supervisor
  • Danielle Jonas, BGS, CVT – Cardiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Surgery, and Zoological Medicine Manager
  • Suzanne Pereau, BS, LVT – Emergency & Critical Care Manager
    • Meredith Almond – Progressive Care Ward Supervisor
    • Kevin Miller, MBA – Emergency & Critical Care Assistant Manager
      • Kaitlin Holmes – Emergency & Critical Care Supervisor: Assistants
    • Chelsea McDowell, LVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care) – Progressive Care Ward Supervisor
    • Vicki Moore, LVT – Emergency & Critical Care Supervisor: Technicians
  • Jennifer Sager, BS, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care and Anesthesia & Analgesia) – Internal Medicine and Multi-Service Manager
    • Bryon Gindlesperger, CVT – Multi-Service Supervisor
  • Brandy Smith – Anesthesia and Operating Room Manager
    • Rachael Bowen – Sterile Supply Supervisor
    • Ashley Flaig, BS, CVT- Anesthesia Supervisor: Technicians
    • Robert Reeves – Anesthesia Supervisor: Assistants
    • Andrea Rosenberg – Operating Room Supervisor
  • Mary Wilson, RT (R)(CT)(MR)(CV) – Diagnostic Imaging Manager

Anesthesia & Pain Management

Technicians

  • Morgan Bevis
  • Elle Bowman, CVT
  • Aimee Darley, CVT
  • Kim Degan, LVT
  • Margaret Gonzalez, BS, CVT
  • April Hardison, CVT
  • Jessica Lynch, CVT
  • Terry Torres, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
  • Billi Wilson, CVT

Assistants

  • Monique Brownell
  • Sarah Grimes
  • Madison Hemphill
  • Lana Katz
  • Natalie Martinez
  • Tina McDuffie
  • Gustavo Zamora

Blood Bank

  • Camille Kelly, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)

Cardiology

Technician

Assistants

  • Tahni Elliott

Dermatology

Technicians

  • Amy Beaver, CVT, VTS (Dermatology)
  • Sebastian Duque

Diagnostic Imaging

Technicians

  • Courtney Bennett
  • Matthew Bolin, BS
  • Megan Crosland
  • Bobbie Davis
  • Christine Fitzgerald, RT (R)
  • Abbey-Gale Mannings
  • Meagan Mullis, CVT
  • Katiria Rivera
  • Elena Rovell-Rixx, CVT
  • Donna Touchston, RDMS (AB)

Assistants

  • Rebekkah Braziel
  • Caylee Cormier
  • Robert Dobric
  • Sierra Hagle
  • Kaitlin Thorp
  • Claire Wells

Administrative Staff

  • Lashand Williams – Program Assistant
  • Angelina Daranikone – Service Representative

Emergency & Critical Care

Technicians – Intensive Care Unit & Triage

  • Amanda Baldwin, CVT
  • Casandra Blair, CVT
  • Britny Chunn, CVT
  • Brianne Crusaw, CVT
  • Anthony Durham, LVT
  • Jason Frias
  • Ashley Gorman, CVT
  • Valerie Grenon, CVT
  • Nikita Jordan
  • Kimberly Maxwell
  • Morgan Reyer
  • Kaya Sarmie
  • Krystal Schleeter, LVT
  • Becky Sexton, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Trevor Shelpman
  • Leaundra Singleton, RVT
  • Katelynn Sprunger
  • Joseph Stull, CVT
  • Lucy Sumners, RVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Malerie Zavilla, CVT

Technicians – Progressive Care Ward

  • Alanna Allen
  • Ken Angell
  • Chelsea Bell
  • Rachelle Bennett-Goodman
  • Ashley Bridges
  • Emily Caraballo
  • Halea Delamarter
  • Haley Diefenbaugh
  • Andrew Heffelfinger
  • Emily Hill
  • Bryanna Lewis
  • Susette Martinez
  • Chelsey Mays
  • Frangelica O’Connor
  • Paola Pardo
  • Skye Parker
  • Steven Pfleegor
  • Kim Rea
  • Jessie Serpi
  • Karen Strickland
  • Michael Watson
  • Brynna Welsh

Assistants

  • Kiara Abbott
  • Arbel Ben David
  • Lesly Caballero
  • Carly Campos
  • Marley Cannon
  • Bailey Cox
  • Olivia Dagnan
  • Ciarra Davis
  • Enrique Diaz
  • Lea Gamez Jimenez
  • Taina Garcia
  • Kailey Goede
  • Jenna Hamilton
  • Tahina Jean
  • Claudia Lopez
  • Josh Plyam
  • Sylvia Rouse
  • Demian Sanchez Alarcon
  • Sara Swenson-Seleen

Integrative Medicine

Technicians

  • Wendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)
  • Jordan Harriz, BS, CVT
  • Brandy Madeiros, BS, CVT, CCRVN

Assistant

  • Sierra Eisenbrown

Internal Medicine

Technicians

  • April Hudson
  • Ashley Irizarry, CVT
  • Ashley Kelly, CVT
  • Cindy Pridgen, CVT

Assistant

  • Ramon Colindres

Multi-Service Technicians

Technicians

  • Blake Cromartie, CVT
  • Lindsay Jones
  • Alex Kepley
  • Josephine Lawniczak, CVT
  • Abby Mantz, CVT
  • Lee Ann Mueller

Neurology

Technicians

  • Paula Milla
  • Tracy Vanderzyl

Oncology

Technicians

  • Alysia Audley
  • Alexis Cooper
  • Brittney Douglass, CVT
  • Megan Kuhn
  • Maria Ransone
  • Danielle Wall, CVT
  • Blaine Walsack, RT (R)(T)
  • Lydia Yan

Assistants

  • Diego Padron
  • Paige Stacey

Operating Room

Technicians

  • Alina Figueras
  • Brittany Marion
  • Martina Nettles
  • Susette Oñate
  • Sophia Osorio
  • Kenneth Robbins, LVT, CSPDT
  • Erica Rooney
  • Sally Ross
  • Shelby Stevens
  • Brittany Touchton
  • Andrew Trujillo
  • Amanda Wichterman
  • Kristine Wildner
  • Lisa Wolff, CVT

Ophthalmology

Technicians

  • Holly Kitchen, BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology)
  • Michelle Wilhelmy

Primary Care & Dentistry

Technicians

  • Haley Beckner, CVT
  • Michaiah Bowen
  • Lesley Esposito, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
  • Jenni Laffey
  • Kristen Lyon
  • Laura Wilhite, CVT

Assistant

  • Molly Fry

Reproduction

Technicians

  • Lee Ann Mueller

Shelter Medicine: VCOP

Technicians

  • Erica Berube, BS
  • Cindy Coalter, CVT
  • Paola Domínguez-López, CVT

Surgery

Technicians

  • Mike Artaud
  • Diane Downs, BS, CVT
  • Aaron Huggins, BS, CVT
  • Sierra Knobles, CVT

Zoological Medicine

Technicians

  • Lauren Christopher, CVA
  • Sarah Crevasse
  • Jess Morgan, CVT
  • Desiree Muir, CVT
  • Kristin Taylor

Assistants

  • Ashlei Martin
  • Deborah Martin

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