Dr. Cindi Bossart
Dr. Cindi Bossart received her BS in Applied Biology from Georgia Institute of Technology and is a 1978 graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. Dr. Bossart is the founder and medical director of this hospital. She has a special interest in canine reproduction and surgery. Active in breeding and showing rough collies, smooth fox terriers, and Xoloitzcuintli, Dr. Bossart also breeds Hanoverian horses for dressage and three-day eventing.
Dr. Bossart was named the 2016 Veterinarian of The Year at the prestigious Purina Proplan and Dogs In Review Show Dog of The Year Awards held during the Westminster Dog Show weekend.
A frequent lecturer, Dr. Bossart has presented career day programs for both elementary and high school students and has lectured at numerous dog clubs on a variety of health related issues. Dr. Bossart is the current President of the Collie Club of America, a past-chairperson for the Collie Club of America’s Health Committee, sits on the Grants Committee for the AKC Canine Health Foundation, and has co-authored two books, “Himalayans of the 80s” and “The Magnificent Collie.”
Dr. Stephanie Jones
Dr. Stephanie Jones is a native of Arkansas. She received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M in 1994 and her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Florida in 1999. Dr. Jones moved to Ft. Lauderdale after graduation and joined the Animal Hospital of Ft. Lauderdale team in 2000. She is a co-owner of this hospital. She has a special interest in surgery, especially soft tissue and reproductive. She also enjoys career day presentations to elementary schools and created a shadow program at our hospital for high school students interested in a veterinary career.
In her spare time Dr. Jones mentors at-risk teens once a week. She hopes that her love for animals and love for her career sparks interest and helps motivate today’s youth.
Dr. Samanthe Lyons
Dr. Samanthe Lyons received her BSE in biomedical engineering from Duke University. Upon graduation, she moved to Colorado to pursue a rigorous combined degree program and graduated with both a doctorate of veterinary medicine and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Colorado State University. In addition, Dr. Lyons completed the Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians training in 2016 and is a licensed veterinary acupuncturist. Dr. Lyons recently joined our practice as a full-time associate.
Her research interests were mesenchymal stem cells and osteosarcoma bone cancer. Although she found research rewarding, her true love is developing client relationships and she chose to follow a career in veterinary general practice. She has a special interest in acupuncture, pain management, and surgery. Outside of work, Dr. Lyons is very active and enjoys paddle boarding, diving, and snowboarding trips. She volunteers with animal shelters, donating her acupuncture skills to aid in unique cases.
Dr. Marilyn Moles-Carlisle
Dr Marilyn Moles-Carlisle received her bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Florida in 1985. A 1991 graduate from the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr Moles joined the practice in 1993. A native Floridian, Dr. Moles has a special interest in feline medicine, preventative medicine and client education.
An aspiring actress, Dr. Moles has been featured in numerous national print and television ads, as well as several roles in film. She is a frequent lecturer at career days and local schools. Dr. Moles has written many health topic articles for local and community newsletters.
Dr. Kim Schneider
Dr. Kim Schneider received her BS in Biology with a minor in Microbiology and Animal Science from Virginia Tech in 1985 and is a 1990 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Schneider rode horses for many years before and during college and was on the Virginia Tech Intercollegiate Equestrian team all 4 years of college. While in Veterinary School she became certified in scuba diving and obtained her private pilot’s license. After graduation, Dr. Schneider worked in mixed animal practices in Virginia and Kansas before relocating to Florida. She joined the Animal Hospital of Ft Lauderdale in 2000.
Dr. Schneider has a special interest in dermatology and soft tissue surgery, and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her children and pets, as well as vacations spent hiking, diving, skiing, and flying.