Surgery and Rehabilitation Staff

  • Laurelee - Surgery Team Leader
    Laurelee is from Orlando, Florida but mostly grew up in Camden County Georgia. She joined the Capital Veterinary Specialists, JAX team in May of 2015, and she brings 4 years of experience in the veterinary field. She truly enjoys working with the surgical staff. When she's not at work, she enjoy's family time, makeup, video games, and spending time with her 3 dogs.
  • Jason - Lead Operating Room Technician
    Jason is a native of Florida and has over 13 years of experience in veterinary medicine. He has worked in all fields of veterinary medicine including general practice and small animal surgery. Jason's work interests include surgical diseases, fracture repairs, and advanced instrumentation. Jason enjoys outdoor activities including surfing, snowboarding, fishing, and camping.
  • Christian - OR Technician
    Christian has been working in the field of veterinary medicine since 2007. He works with our surgical team and particularly loves his involvement in canine and feline rehabilitation at Capital Veterinary Specialists, JAX. In his spare time, Christian works with various rescue groups and enjoys fostering (and sometimes adopting!) special-needs pets. He also enjoys numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and surfing.
  • Emily - Surgery Technician
    Emily grew up in Boca Raton, Florida and joined the Capital Veterinary Specialists, JAX team in February of 2016. She brings 8 years of experience with her - 2 of which were in a specialty setting. She has two dogs named Trixie and Penelope and a cat named Cheettoh (who is really a dog disguised as an orange tabby!). She takes advantage of her days off by enjoying Bikram and SUP Yoga, hunting for sharks teeth, and just enjoying the outdoors in general.
  • Donni - Surgery Technician

    Bio to come!

  • Evan - Surgery Technician

    Evan is originally from Long Island, NY but is now happy to call Jacksonville home.  He has been working with animals since the age of 14 and has found his calling in our surgery and anesthesia department.  Evan is the proud father of a gorgeous, little Maltese named Cora and Jack-Jack, an adorable, domestic shorthair cat.  Evan and his wife are film fanatics and can be found at the theater most opening nights.

  • Kennedy - Surgery Technician

    Bio to come!

  • Madison - Surgery Technician

    Bio to come!

  • Michelle - Surgery Technician

    Michelle is originally from Daytona but has lived in Jacksonville for a number of years.  She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of North Florida. She is a seasoned technician having been in the veterinary field for over 6 years. She is truly passionate about animals.  She is the proud mother of a dog named Copper and 2 cats named Tom and Jerry.  On the weekends, she enjoys boating, cooking, and curling up with her fur babies to watch movies.

  • Phillip - Canine Rehabilitation Technician

    Phil is a Mandarin native! Raised in Jacksonville, Phil originally trained in the human field as an EMT.  He followed his true passion 2 years ago and joined our team as a Veterinary Technician.  He joined the Canine Rehabilitation Department and works hard under Dr. Darrow get our four-legged patients walking after orthopedic surgery.  Phil spends all of his free time with his family; he is the proud father of 2 beautiful children.  Phil also loves sharing his time with his 3 dogs, his 2 cats, and his Bearded Dragon named Freddy. We are so happy he part of the CVSJAX team!

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Wednesday:

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Friday:

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Saturday:

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Sunday:

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