Veterinarians


 

Charles Whitford, DVM and Whitney Whitford, DVM

Charles Whitford, DVM and Whitney Whitford, DVM, have worked in Southwest Florida since graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. In 2003, they purchased the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres. Dr. Charley’s special interests include surgery and preventative care. Dr. Whitney’s special interests are pain management, dental care and senior care.

Outside of work they enjoy camping, running, mountain biking and spending time with family – both human and 4-legged.

 


 


Nicole Bahoque, DVM

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Technicians


Marie – Certified Veterinary Technician

Marie graduated from St. Petersburg College as a Certified Veterinary Technician in June 2001, and joined our team in July 2003. She has been involved in veterinary medicine all of her life and followed in her mothers footsteps by becoming a CVT. She began volunteering at a veterinary hospital when she was in sixth grade. Marie has one dog named Mocha and two cats names Mayhem and Havoc.

 


Regina – Technician

Regina is a Fort Myers native and started with AMC March of 2019. She has been a vet tech since 2004. She enjoys living with her 7 cats and 2 dogs. When she is not working she likes spending time with her family and taking every opportunity to enjoy beautiful Southwest Florida.

 


Brittany – Exam Room Technician & Assistant

Brittany joined our AMC team in June of 2016. She has three dogs named Bella, Claire, and Spawn and a rescue cat named Gina. Brittany is currently enrolled in school to become a certified veterinary technician. She enjoys photography and the beach in her free time.

 


Erica – Exam Room Technician

Originally from Massachusetts Erica moved to Fort Myers in 2005. She has been a vet tech since 2001. She enjoys helping clients learn how to be the best pet owners that they can be. She lives with her fiancé, her children, two dogs and four cats.

 


Kyle – Technician

Kyle joined AMC in December 2019. He has a background in emergency veterinary medicine. Kyle’s skill set is a great addition to our already extraordinary technician team.

 


Kalib – Exam Room Technician

Kalib joined AMC August of 2019. He was born and raised in Fort Myers. He has been working with dogs since 2013 and loves every minute of it. He has seven dogs, one sheep, and he runs a reptile sanctuary with many tortoises, turtles, lizards, and more.

 

 

 

 

 


Veterinary Assistants


 

Cyndy – Surgery Assistant, Exam Room Assistant, Greeter

Cyndy was a long-term client and joined our team in 2005 to help care for all of our four-legged guests. She has five daughters and six grandchildren. She grew up on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania. After marrying, she worked in a nursing home as a nurse assistant, then a physical therapy assistant, then finally in medical records. She loves cooking (and does an awesome job at it), sewing, crocheting, and chocolate. She takes amazing care of all our four-legged guests. Cyndy makes hand-made quilts and dog beds-raffle tickets are available and proceeds go to our AMC rescue fund.

 


Jared – Surgery Assistant & Exam Room Assistant

Jared joined AMC August of 2019. He has attended Cape Coral Technical College to become a certified veterinary assistant. He was born in Miami and has lived here since he was 4 years old. In his spare time, he enjoys watching movies and TV shows.

 


Sue – Exam Room Assistant, Hospital Assistant

Sue first joined the AMC team August 2019 as a receptionist and has worked in all areas of the hospital assisting where she is needed. She enjoys horseback riding and spending time with family. As a lifelong animal lover, Sue currently has 3 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 horses. One of her favorite things about Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres is interacting with the animals we care for.

 


Robin – Exam Room Assistant, Hospital Assistant

Robin has been with AMC since July of 2018. She enjoys making pets feel refreshed after a relaxing day of pampering. She also enjoys spending time with her family in the many adventures they go on.

 


Skylynn – Exam Room Assistant & Hospital Assistant

Skylynn graduated from Veterinary Technical Institute in 2020 with hopes to further her studies to become a Veterinary Technician. She has 3 cats and 2 dogs and loves spending time with them.

When she’s not at work, she enjoys hanging out with her boyfriend, working on her cars and going to all sorts of car shows and events.


Lizbet – Exam Room Assistant, Hospital Assistant

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Rian – Exam Room Assistant & Hospital Assistant

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Anne – Exam Room Assistant & Hospital Assistant

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Liz – Exam Room Assistant & Hospital Assistant

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Administration and Receptionists


 

Dawn – Inventory Manager, Bookkeeper, Adoption Coordinator

Dawn has been with AMC since March of 2006. She has worked in all areas of the hospital, started out as a receptionist, learned, and moved on to be a veterinary technician. She has a daughter who is a Veterinarian here at AMC. Currently, she has 1 dog named Nikki, 1 cat Fergus, but has been known to take in a stray or two. Dawn is currently working in the Administrative area.

 


Shannon – Lead Receptionist

Shannon joined our AMC team in September 2015. She was born and raised in Miami and recently moved to Fort Myers. Shannon has a Pit Bull named Choppa and two cats. Shannon enjoys working out and traveling.

 


Vicki – Receptionist

Vicki joined the AMC team in June of 2003. She has a wonderful husband, 3 children, and 6 grandchildren. Vicki has 1 dog named Pinky, 2 cats named Cookie and Sunny, and 1 Pot Belly pig named Baby.

 


Wendy – Receptionist

Wendy, having many years experience as a veterinary receptionist, has her Associates in Science majoring in Medical Administration, and joined our AMC team in 2008. She has a soft spot for senior pets, but senior Pugs have a special place in her heart. Wendy and her husband of 30 years enjoy hanging out at home with their senior Cocker Spaniel Tommy, and their adult Pug named Jackson who keeps the household jumping. Both Wendy and her husband are also Disney fans and enjoy the occasional trip to Orlando, visiting the Walt Disney World Resort area.

 


Lacy – Receptionist, Surgery Team Client Care

Lacy joined the AMC team in March of 2016. She grew up in Indiana until she was 17, then moved to Southwest Florida to be closer to her family. Her love of all animals brought her to the veterinary industry. She enjoys spending her free time with her fiance, son, and their boxers, Queenie and Buddy.

 


Emily – Receptionist

Emily has been with AMC since July of 2017. She currently has a Corgi named Cooper, an American Bully named Duke, and a cat she adopted through AMC named Dunkin. In her free time, she enjoys fishing, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband and family.

 


Amanda – Receptionist, Social Media Coordinator

Amanda joined our team again in January 2021. She worked at AMC from 2012 to 2017. Amanda has a passion for native Florida wildlife and is knowledgeable on most bird species . She enjoys outdoor activities and learning/reading. We are happy to have Amanda back on our team.