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Staff


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Melanie

Practice Manager

Melanie joined the team at Viera East Veterinary Center in 2015. Melanie started her career in 1999 at a three doctor practice on Long Island, NY where she became head technician and managed both hospital employees and inventory. In 2003, she moved to Florida and worked in the fields of animal emergency and general small animal practice. Melanie lives with her fiancé, 3 children, a husky named Allie, and a goldendoodle named Meeko. She has a very big interest in anything Disney related and even runs her own Disney Facebook page. During her free time, you can find her boating, hanging out with friends, or enjoying time at the Disney parks.

 

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Jolanta

Canine Rehabilitation

Jolanta joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2005 and received her Certification in Canine Rehabilitation in 2006. She graduated from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW in 1991 with Master’s degree in Veterinary Sciences. She currently leads our rehabilitation center, helping our patients with injury, surgery recovery, and pain management. She is certified as a Cat Friendly Veterinary Professional. Jolanta lives with her husband, Rishi. Outside of work, Jolanta enjoys yoga, dancing, gardening and long walks on the beach.

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Lindsey

Senior Veterinary Technician

Lindsey joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2007 and has a strong interest in surgery and rehabilitation. Her passion is to be an admirable leader and provide excellent care to our patients. She graduated from veterinary technician school in 2012.

Lindsey shares her home with her husband Jordan and son Harper. They have three feline companions (Meow Meow, Pumpkin, and Dew) and 2 K9s (Bandit and Tucker). Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys gardening and watching baseball. She is an Atlanta Braves fan and in her spare time, you can find her outside playing sports with her family.

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Donna

Certified Veterinary Technician

Donna joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2008 and finds great joy in providing compassionate nursing care and building relationships with our patients and their owners. Donna shares her home with her cat Ellie. Donna relaxes by spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors, bicycle riding, and taking long walks.

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Rebecca

Certified Veterinary Technician

Rebecca joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2013 and graduated from the veterinary technician program at Eastern Florida State College in 2015. She is committed to helping patients feel better and stay healthy. Rebecca grew up in St. Cloud, Florida and has two rescue cats: Lobster and Leonard. In her spare time she volunteers at her local church, spends time with friends and family, and watches as many rocket launches as she can. 
 

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Crystal

Veterinary Technician

Crystal joined the team at Viera East Veterinary Center in 2014. She brings with her 15 years of experience working in animal hospitals. No animal is too big or too small for Crystal because she loves them all. Crystal is originally from Minnesota, but spent 13 years living in Georgia before calling Florida her home. ​ Crystal lives with her husband, two sons, 5 cats (Mini, Def Jeff, Louis, Pamcake, Tiger), Hedgehog (Dill Prickles), and a Golden mix (Fenway). In her free time, you can find Crystal at a ball game, fishing, at the beach, or at Disney. ​

 

Cresha

Cresha

Senior Veterinary Technician

Cresha joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2015. She graduated from the University of South Florida in 2013 with a bachelor degree in Biology. In 2014 she started her career in veterinary medicine at The Cat Doctor in Tampa, FL. Cresha grew up in Wisconsin until 2005 when her family made the move to sunny Florida. Cresha lives with her cats Prince Ali and Baymax, her cute little Chihuahua mix Autumn, and her other mix Dory. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time with her pets.

 

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Courtney

Senior Veterinary Technician

Courtney joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2016 with 5 years of experience in animal hospitals. She started her career in Maryland where she fell in love with being able to help not only people but animals as well. When she is not working she enjoys spending time outside at the beach or on the Indian River Lagoon. She also enjoys spending time with her dog Vivie. 
 

Tim

Tim

Veterinarian Technician

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Tim joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2020. Tim was born and raised in a small town in upstate New York, just outside of Albany.  After graduating high school, Tim became a firefighter and police officer paramedic.  In 1990, Tim came to Brevard County to accept an appointment as a deputy sheriff.  While serving with the sheriff's office, Tim held positions as the medic on the SWAT team and as a police working dog handler and trainer.  Retiring in 2015, after nearly thirty years of service, Tim took his experience in the medical and canine fields and began another career as a veterinary assistant/technician. He hasn't looked back since.  

When not at work, Tim enjoys going to the shooting range, fishing, outdoor photography, doing 5K walks and hanging out with his family, watching movies.  Tim also has two pups, a boxer named Titan and a lab mix named Trooper, both of which love to run and chase squirrels and rabbits.

 

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Angie

Veterinary Technician

Angie joined the Viera East team in 2019. She has a vast knowledge of animals with 7 years’ experience working in veterinary medicine.

Angie was born and raised in sunny Florida; she has always wanted to work with animals from a young age. She enjoys all the hands-on she gets as a technician and strives every day to learn new things.

Angie has a great love for horses and shows her horse Hippie on weekends. She also enjoys teaching and competing in agility with her own dogs and runs an agility class to help teach others. She lives in a very busy household with 6 dogs and 1 cat.

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Lauren

Veterinary Technician

Fear Free Certified Professional

Lauren joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2017. She was originally from Boston, Massachusetts, but was raised in several parts of Florida. Working with animals has always been a dream and passion for her, and at home, she has 3 pups named Daisy, Sully, and Scrump.

Lauren is currently attending Penn Fosters to earn her AS in veterinary technician. She is also Fear Free certified.

While working and learning something new every day is always enjoyable at Viera East, Lauren also likes to travel, attend concerts, and play video games in her free time.

Rodney

Rodney

Veterinary Assistant

 

Rodney joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2021. Rodney started with Viera East as an intern for his college program at Ashworth college, when completed he will have a certification in veterinarian assistant.

Rodney was born in Oklahoma but lived most of his life in Alabama. He moved to Florida in 2019 to pursue his dream of working with animals. Most of his interest in animals came from watching many hours of animal planet with his grandmother. His favorite show was crocodile hunter. 

He has two dogs an English bulldog named Sampson, and a boxer named Brodie. In his free time Rodney likes video games, watching animal documentaries and watching football with his dad. He plans to expand his knowledge here at Viera East and one day would like to become a veterinarian.
 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Veterinary Assistant

Elizabeth joined Viera East in 2020, but has been volunteering since 2018. Elizabeth was born and raised in sunny Florida. She is currently a Junior in high school and is also dual enrolled In Eastern Florida state. 

Elizabeth has a passion for music and drama and is in the encore program at her high school.

Her passion for animals started at a very young age. She has organized several donation drives for the local shelter.

When Elizabeth is not at school or working she enjoys listening to music (especially Shawn Mendes) going to the beach, playing with her dog Meeko and enjoying Disney and Universal studios. 

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Denise

Lead Client Care Specialist

Denise joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2007 and has worked in the veterinary field since March of 2000. She moved to Florida in 1989 and is originally from Massachusetts. Denise enjoys interacting and forming bonds with the pets and their owners, and being an important part of keeping them healthy. Denise enjoys bicycling, listening to live music, reading, and spending time with her husband. At home, she has two feline fur babies, Abby and Ziva.

 

Tracy

Tracy

Client Care Specialist

Tracy joined Viera East Veterinary Center in 2019. She is a native Floridian, born and raised in Brevard County. She has 10 years of customer service experience.

Although she is new to the veterinary world, she loves all animals and is passionate about the care they receive. Tracy says, “It’s a great feeling going home from work knowing you made an animals life better.” 

Tracy and her wife reside in Cocoa and have 4 super sweet dogs- Luke, Leila, Annikan and Addy. In her spare time, she enjoys creating one of a kind art, escape rooms, and going to theme parks (especially Disney).