Animal Wellness Center - Veterinarians - West Palm Beach, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, Loxahatchee

Animal Wellness Center

137 S. State Road 7
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33414


Dr. Steve Simmons: 

Dr. Simmons is originally from San Diego, California & graduated from the University of California at San Diego in 1993 with a B.S in Animal Physiology & Neuroscience.  He received his DVM from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998 & then went on to complete a rotating small animal internship at the University of Illinois, located in Champaign-Urbana.  From 1999 to 2006, Dr. Simmons practiced at a large veterinary practice located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Simmons has a large pet family of his own, which includes several dogs, cats, birds, chickens and goats.  Dr. Simmons is also an avid bowler and is a member of a bowling league in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Simmons is a member of several professional associations including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and the Palm Beach Veterinary Society.   He is currently the President of the Palm Beach Veterinary Society. Dr. Simmons' professional interests include internal medicine, oncology, dermatology & soft tissue surgery.   


Collin Trollinger:

Collin is originally from Atlanta, Georgia.  He got his start in the veterinary industry as a veterinary technician and worked his way up to practice manager. He is involved in breeding boxer and English bulldogs, and has a great passion for fostering squirrels and wild birds. Outside of work, Collin enjoys building and home construction projects. He is a very accomplished bowler and likes to compete in several national bowling tournaments.



Kim Krisik:

Kim originally is from Wisconsin and moved to Florida several years ago. She got her start in the veterinary field working as a receptionist/ office manager and has been working at Animal Wellness Center for ten years. During her time away from work, Kim is an avid Indy car fan cheering on her favorite Penske racing team. She is the mother to two wonderful dogs, named Shiloh and Gander.



Originally from Long Island, Gina and her family moved to Florida a few years ago. Gina is married and has a dog named Molly.



Suzy immigrated to the United States from Hungary with her family in the 1980s.  She has been a veterinary technician, working in the fields of general practice, emergency medicine, ophthalmology and dentistry. In her off time, Suzy is an avid fan of MMA fighting (mixed martial arts).


Keegan is our technician assistant / kennel attendant. He is originally from Maine and loves to take his dog Khaos to the park. Keegan is an avid reader and loves to watch funny cat videos on YouTube.


Michelle is our groomer and has grooming pets since 1987. She has amazing skills and loves to make your furry loved one look his or her best.  Wanna live live on wild side? Ask her about coloring your pet's hair or even shaving elaborate patterns into the hair.