About Our Veterinary Animal Hospital.

We invite you to learn more about our team, our services and contact us to schedule a tour of our veterinary practice.
Proudly serving the communities of Oviedo, Casselberry, Winter Park, and East Orlando since 1980.
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Meet Our Team

Meet the team of Tuscawilla Animal Hospital in the Winter Springs, Florida Area

Dr Alex - vet

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

Dr Liro - Vet

Janis Liro, D.V.M.


Dr. Janis Liro obtained her bachelor’s degree from Rollins College in 1975 and her DVM from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1980. Dr. Liro was the owner of Maitland Veterinary Clinic for 24 years before “retiring”.

Soon after, she got tired of retirement and started with us as 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.

Dr Vincent - Vet

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 with us that he is an excellent addition to our staff of veterinary professionals! 


Courtney Heaberlin
Jessica Bedard
Kaylee Francis


Kyle Hansen
Amy Newkirk
Sara Grey
Miriam Sanchez

Kennel Attendants:

Angela Henriquez
Lex Willis
Stephanie Elrod