Alex Suero, D.V.M.

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 30 years and is a member of the Winter Springs Rotary Club. He is married and has two children.

Dr. Martinez, D.V.M.

Dr. Martinez graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in Animal Science in 2006. She then spent several years working in research supporting studies for National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Sanitation Foundation organization. She was accepted to NC State Veterinary program in 2011 and graduated in 2015. Prior to her position with our hospital, she worked as an extern helping underprivileged communities care for their pets (or providing care for pets of low income families). Her special interests include dermatology, geriatric care, and nutrition. She is married and has 3 children. In her free time she enjoys boxing classes and salsa dancing.

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 sports, being walked by her boxer and trained by her cats.


  • Laverne Moore
  • Inez Diaz
  • Katrina Johnson
  • Courtney Heaberlin
  • Jennifer Vandegrift


  • Kristi Reilley, Head Technician
  • Kyle Hansen
  • Robyn Sadler
  • Amy Newkirk
  • Miriam Sanchez
  • David Cunningham
  • Nicole St. Amant

Kennel Attendants:

  • Lex Willis
  • Steve Gilman