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Meet Our Medical Team

Melissa Welton

Roger Welton, DVM | President, Veterinarian


Dr. Roger Welton is the president as well as an attending veterinarian of Maybeck Animal Hospital. Dr. Welton is a 2002 graduate of Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to graduating from Ross Universit, Dr. Welton completed one year of clinical training at the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as two preceptorships in the fields of medical oncology and orthopedic surgery at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Welton has completed advanced post doctoral training in reconstructive surgery of the knee, diagnostic ultrasound, and rehabilitation (stem cell and PRP therapy, cold laser therapy, acupuncture, nutritional and nutraceutical therapy). His special interests include surgery and emergency and critical care, but also enjoys promoting wellness through integrative medicine (combined traditional western medicine and alternative medicine with a focus on clinical nutrition and nutritional supplements).


Melissa Welton

David Fogelberg, DVM | Associate Veterinarian


Dr. Fogelberg joined Maybeck Animal Hospital as an attending veterinarian in January, 2013, bringing with him 16 years of small animal and exotics veterinary medical experience. Dr. Fogelberg graduated from Ross University, School of Veteirnary Medicine in 1996. Prior to graduation, Dr. Fogelberg completed one year of clinical training at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed advanced post doctoral training in veterinary dentistry and has special interests in diagnostic ultrasound, endoscopy, and surgery.


Melissa Welton

Amanda Johnston | Associate Veterinarian


Amanda Johnston is an associate veterinarian who joined the Maybeck team in October 2018. Prior to veterinary school, she was a veterinary technician at our facility from 2012-2014. Amanda received her bachelors of Animal Science specializing in Animal Biology at the University of Florida in 2011. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2018 from Ross University school of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year of veterinary school at Texas A & M University. Amanda adopted her Papillon, Hurley during her undergraduate studies at UF and her cat, Hachi during veterinary school on the island of St. Kitts. Besides treating dogs and cats, she is also interested in exotic species. Amanda has special interests in surgery and dentistry, however feels that preventative healthcare is the most imperative aspect of having a happy, healthy pet.


Melissa M. Welton | C.V.T., Administrator


Melissa is a Certified Veterinary Technician, Administrator of Maybeck Animal Hospital, and wife of owner, Dr. Welton. Since graduating Parkland College, School of Veterinary Technology in 2000, Melissa developed a highly diverse resume in the field of veterinary technology. She began her career working at the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine for two years as a certified tech in the imaging department, primarily in radiology and nuclear medicine. After moving to New York with her husband, Dr. Welton, she worked as a Licensed Veterinary Technician in a private two doctor practice for three years, primarily as a surgery tech. Her unique realm of experience places Melissa in an elite class in her field. She also taught veterinary technology at Brevard Community College from 2006-2009.


Melissa Welton

Ingrid Culver | Practice Manager

Ingrid signed on as Maybeck Animal Hospital practice manager in January, 2013. Her previous 12 plus years experience in the veterinary profession both as veterinary technician and administrator is varied and comprehensive from a busy 5 doctor general practice, to most recently, a large emergency, critical care, and specialty medicine veterinary referral center.


Barbara Debbert | Receptionist, Veterinary Assistant


Barbara has been a veterinary assistant/receptionist with Maybeck Animal Hospital since 2001. Prior to joining the Maybeck family, Barbara owned and operated a reputable canine and feline boarding kennel for 24 years.


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Felicia Aleva | C.V.T


Felicia Aleva joined Maybeck Animal Hospital in April, 2013, concurrently studying to be a certified veterinary technician at Eastern Florida State College. Felicia graduated from the veterinary technician program in 2015 and has been a full time member of our team as a certified veterinary technician ever since. Felicia is "Mom" to 2 kittens, Navi and Link, and in her spare time outside of work and school, she enjoys video games, painting, drawing, and reading.


Caitlynn Malito | C.V.T.


Caitlynn joined Maybeck Animal Hospital in January, 2008 getting on the job training while working toward her degree as a Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated from the Eastern Florida State College CVT program in December, 2009 and has since been an invaluable member of our medical team. Her special interests include diagnostic histopathology and assisting in surgery.


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Suzanne Perry | Receptionist


Prior to joining Maybeck Animal Hospital, Suzanne had previously earned her B.A. in psychology with a minor in statistical data analysis and research methods from Saint Leo University. Her five star customer service has been acquired from twenty years in the hospitality and spa industries. As a proud pet owner with a passion to help others, she brought her vast customer service experience to Maybeck Animal Hospital's front desk team, joining the practice in March, 2013 . Suzanne is pictured here with her cat, Mr. Kingston.


Jill Eggen | C.V.T.


Jill graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelors in Animal Science in 2011, specializing in Equine Science. Jill joined Maybeck Animal Hospital in 2011, gaining valuable on the job experience while earning her veterinary technician degree and certification at Eastern Florida State College. Jill graduated the program in December 2014 and is a valued member of our medical team.


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Renee Waddell | Veterinary Assistant


Renee is pictured here with her beloved Rebel, her childhood dog and long time patient of Maybeck Animal Hospital since she was in middle school! Renee's passion for animals led her to join our medical team in 2013 as a valued veterinary assistant. In her spare time, Renee rescues and rehabilitates orphaned rabbits and releases them back into the wild.


Lora Bentley | Veterinary Technician

Lora Bentley is a 2015 graduate of the Eastern Florida State Veterinary Technician program and a valued member of the Maybeck Animal Hospital medical team since 2016.  Lora is a skilled multidisciplinary veterinary technician and especially enjoys her work in exotic pet medicine and surgery.    

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