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Meet The Doctors


  • Dr.
    Robert Hicks
    DVM

    Owner

    Dr. Hicks graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology in 1982 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1986... Upon graduation, he moved to Central Florida where he practiced at various hospitals until opening Boggy Creek Animal Hospital in 1996. Dr. Hicks is an active member of the AVMA, FVMA, CFVMA and IVAPM. He is the past president of the CFVMA and has been on the Board of Directors of the Veterinary Emergency Clinic of Central Florida for 10 of the last 12 years. When not at work, Dr. Hicks spends the majority of his time with his wife Stephanie, their five children, and multiple pets. His hobbies include sports of all kinds and real estate investing.

  • Dr.
    Kristin Stroud

    DVM

    Dr. Kristin Stroud graduated from the University of Florida college of Veterinary Medicine with honors in 2001.. Dr. Kristin Stroud graduated from the University of Florida college of Veterinary Medicine with honors in 2001. She worked for a practice in Winter Garden, FL for 15 years prior to joining our team at Boggy Creek Animal Hospital in 2016 Her interests in veterinary medicine are quality care focusing on complete diagnostics, compassion, understanding and loves interacting with not only her patients, but the families of her patients as well. She enjoys a multitude of surgical procedures. She prides herself in treating the client’s pets as if they were her own. Dr. Stroud has two cocker spaniels of her own, Maddox who is 12 years old and Brody who recently turned one. She has been happily married for 14 years to her husband Brad. During her time off she enjoys Gator Football and pretty much anything related to UF sports, outdoor activities such as, walking, jet skiing, working out and spending quality time with her husband, fur babies, and friends.

  • Dr.
    Manuel Lima

    DVM

    Dr. Lima was born and raised in Matanzas, Cuba. While growing up there, he realized his love for veterinary medicine after his dog Rocky needed medical help for a broken tail. At the age of 15, his veterinary dream had to be put on hold when his family decided to move to the United States in 2003. After settling in Orlando with his parents and little brother; Dr. Lima received a Bachelors in Biology from the University of Central Florida. Shortly afterwards, he was accepted into the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida where he received his Doctorate in May, 2017 and a certificate in Veterinary Business Management. Dr. Lima’s special interests include Dentistry and Surgery, as well as Radiology and Ultrasonography. He is also very passionate about minimizing the stress of Hospital visits on his patients. He is currently becoming Fear free certified through Dr. Marty Becker’s Fear Free initiative. He currently lives in Lake Nona with his Fiance Kaity. They are both currently looking for a pup to join their family.

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Hospital Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed