Tuscawilla Animal Hospital

1101 East Tuscawilla Point
Winter Springs, FL 32708




Meet Our Team

 Meet the team of Tuscawilla Animal Hospital in Winter Springs, FL

Alex Suero, D.V.M. , Owner

Dr. Alex Suero graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Animal Science in 1974. He then graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine cum laude in 1977. After practicing as an Associate Veterinarian for two years, he opened Tuscawilla Animal Hospital in 1980. His special interests include orthopedics, dermatology and emergency medicine. Dr. Suero has been in the Winter Springs area for 36 years and is a member of the Winter Springs Rotary Club. He is married and has two children.



Janis Liro, D.V.M.

Dr. Janis Liro obtained her bachelor’s degree from Rollins College in 1975 and her DVM from University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980. She was the owner of Maitland Veterinary Clinic for 24 years before “retiring” and becoming a part-time doctor at Tuscawilla Animal Hospital in 2006. In her free time, Dr. Liro enjoys Gator football, being walked by her boxer, and trained by her cats.


Katherine Manning, D.V.M.

Dr. Katherine Manning graduated from Florida Southern College in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology. She then graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She joined Tuscawilla Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian in July, 2018. In her free time, she enjoys going to Disney and spending time with her husband and two dogs Mollie and Dani.

Dr. Katherine Manning

Vincent Chimienti, D.V.M.

Prior to graduation, Dr. Chimienti did his externship with us at Tuscawilla Animal Hospital and finished his clinical year at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated with Highest Honors from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Chimienti is fluent in both English and French, and he is from Montreal. If you're visiting our office please ask to meet Dr. Chimienti; we're sure you will agree we us that he is an excellent addition to our staff of veterinary professionals! 

Dr. Vincent Chimienti




Courtney Heaberlin

Gina Harmon

Nicole Balash

Victoria Denmark



Kyle Hansen

Amy Newkirk

David Cunningham

Nicole St. Amant

Miriam Sanchez

Kennel Attendants:


Sara Grey

Julia Tully

Genesis Perez

Angela Henriquez

Lex Willis

Stephanie Escuerdo