Meet the Team

Dr. Jason White
Veterinarian

Born in Durban, South Africa, I moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida when I was six years old. I was accepted to the University of Florida in Gainesville to pursue my dream and love of animals and earned a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science, with minors in Poultry and Business Administration prior to attaining a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. I gained valuable experience working at a very busy Veterinary and Emergency Clinic in Orlando, Florida. I was fortunate have an opportunity to relocate to Florida’s Treasure Coast and establish practice at Port Salerno Animal Hospital in 2010. I am thrilled to call Stuart my home, where I now live with my wife Jesse, our two children, Meryn and Henry, and Fozzy and Mully (Chihuahua mix rescues). I am proud to lead our team of competent caring staff, to provide dedicated veterinary care to your pets.

Favorite Things: Fishing, boating, and did I mention fishing
Movie: District 9
Fun Fact: I can’t whistle.

Dr. Jamie Carloni
Veterinarian

I joined the P.S.A.H. team in July 2015. I am originally from NJ, and then moved to South Florida (Coral Springs) when I was 12. I attended Florida State University for my undergraduate degree and pursued my love of veterinary medicine at The Ohio State University. I enjoy science and medicine, as well as interacting with clients and the pets they care about as much as I do. Every day is a different day in veterinary medicine with new people and patients, as well as the different cases we see daily. I married my husband, Gary in February 2018. We have 2 Yorkies (16 yo Maserati and 5 yo Willow), saltwater fish, and a chameleon.

I’m happy to be a part of the Port Salerno Animal Hospital family and look forward to building new relationships for many years to come.

Favorite Things: scuba diving, traveling, camping, movie watching
Movie: Ever After, Maleficent, Chicago.

Dr. De Lima
Veterinarian

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, I moved to Dallas, Texas when I was 8 years old. I attended Rice University receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Midway through undergrad, while volunteering at the local animal shelter, I found my calling helping animals. This led me to attend Texas A&M where I received a doctorate of veterinary medicine. Pets bring so much joy to our lives and I love being able to help them back. I also enjoy meeting the people who come along with those pets. I’m excited to be a part of the PSAH family and to get to know you and your furry family.

Favorite Things: Rock climbing, learning to windsurf, reading, drawing
Book: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Melanie
Practice Manager

I began working at PSAH as a receptionist in June 2013. I am originally from Ft. Lauderdale, FL via Durban, South Africa, and graduated from the University of Florida- Landscape Architecture as a Registered Landscape Architect, LEED AP. Prior to joining the staff at PSAH, I was a landscape architect in Orlando. My favorite part of the job is meeting a wide range of clients and the one on one interaction with them and their families, I love meeting the patients and clients. It is rewarding being part of a caring team and being able to support them while they care for our four-legged family members. I have two amazing boys, Max and Mason, Two Cats (Moonshine & Midnight), dachshund (Sunshine Valentine), German boxers (Mahi & Wahoo).

Favorite Things:  traveling, boating, swimming, most things ocean-related, home improvement projects, and landscape projects.
Movie: Mary Poppins.
Fun fact about me: I rode an ostrich in South Africa.

Brooklyn
Technician

I am Brooklyn Beaton I started working at Port Salerno Animal Hospital April 2013. Animals are my passion I am currently enrolled in Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Program.

Carolyne
Technician

My name is Carolyne and I started at the practice in August 2019. I originally grew up in Pompano Beach, FL, and moved to Indiantown when I was 12 years old. I then graduated from South Fork High school and completed 4 years of the veterinary program at South Fork High School. Since I was young I lived on a farm and developed a passion for animals. In high school, I used to participate in barrel racing with my horse Dexter. My favorite thing about working with animals is seeing the improvement after successful treatment. In high school, I really enjoyed the vet program that they offered, which led me to pursue it as a profession. Outside of work I like to spend time with friends and family. I really enjoy jetskiing and going out on the boat.

Taylor
Technician

I started at Port Salerno Animal Hospital in December 2021. I’m originally from Souderton, PA, and graduated from Montgomery County Community College in 2018. I’ve always loved animals and working with them which is why I decided to work in the veterinary field. Growing up I lived with my parents, 4 brothers, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. When I was 18 I moved in with my boyfriend, Sebastian. We have been together for 12 years now! We have always loved Florida and made the move from PA 1 year ago. Together we have a 9 year old boxer named Manny.

Hobbies: Going to the beach, kayaking, fishing, hiking, spending time with family.

Kaitlin
Technician

I joined the Port Salerno Animal Hospital in June of 2022. I grew up in Chicopee, Massachusetts but was raised in West Palm, FL. I went to Palm Beach State for Biology and Animal Science. I’ve worked in both Veterinary Emergency and Ophthalmology. I’ve had a passion for animals since I was a little girl. I have a daughter named Emilia as well as two fur babies, Wolf (chihuahua) and a cat named Kitten.

Fun Facts: I can’t wink or whistle
Hobbies: Powerlifting

Megan
Technician

I joined Port Salerno Animal Hospital in October 2015. I wanted to work in the veterinary field because I really enjoy helping others and their furry friends. I’ve been happily married to my husband, Jake Kriegler since October 2021. Together we have two dogs, Belle and Bandit (Lab/Pit mix), and a green cheek conure named Meeko. I grew up with four sisters and a loving mom and dad.

Fun Facts: Lived in west Africa for 2 years to teach others about the truth in the Bible.
Hobbies: Paddle boarding and art projects.

Shannon
Technician Assistant

I joined the Port Salerno team in October 2019. I am originally from Port St. Lucie, FL, and graduated from High school at MCHS in Stuart and obtained my BS from USF in Tampa majoring in Integrative Animal Biology with a minor in Anthropology. To be able to apply my critical thinking skills while also being able to take care of a valuable family member for clients. I have two cats, Angel and Snoopy.

Favorite Things: I enjoy going to the beach, spending time with family and friends, arts & crafts,
Movie: Forrest Gump.

Heather
Receptionist

I joined the Port Salerno team in July 2017. I am originally from Palm City, FL, and graduated from South Fork, IRSC as a Certified Teach assistant. I love the opportunity to help animals and experience different things in the medical field every day. My pets are “Judge” a chocolate Labrador retriever, a quarter horse named “Trigger”, “Hoot” & “Girly” Domestic short hairs.

Favorite Things: I enjoy horseback riding and fishing.
Movies: Ride like a girl, Walk Ride Rodeo, Lady and the tramp.

Emily
Receptionist

I joined the Port Salerno team in July 2017. I am originally from Palm City, FL, and graduated from South Fork, USF. I’ve always loved animals since I was a kid, coupled with my passion to serve the community, this is the perfect job. I have a 2-year-old son, he is the absolute joy of my life. My pets are Katie who is a Pit/ Boxer Mix & Riley is a Border Collie. They love running the beach and walking the bridge! We also have four cats, Rocky, Molly, Goose & Lucifer(sweetest cat despite his name!).

Favorite Things: Playing the piano, hiking and traveling
Movie: The Fox & the Hound
Fun fact about me is: I have been to all but 3 of the 50 states!

Toni
Receptionist

I joined the team in April 2019. I am originally from Dobbs Ferry, NY. I have had such a passion for animals since I was a little girl. There is something very satisfying about being able to take care of them and make them feel loved. I have two senior cats; Alice and Dook.

Movie: Ace Ventura Pet Detective

Kaylee
Receptionist

Bio coming soon!

Jeff
Kennel Technician

I started working at P.S.A.H. in October 2018. Originally from Somerset, Massachusetts. I joined the Navy and was enlisted for 10 years. After my years in the Navy, I became a Journeyman Lithographer (Pressroom Foreman) for The Patriot Ledger, (Local 69 IBPC) in Quincy, Massachusetts. After retiring from the paper. I joined CDF1, Thermoforming plastic material in Plymouth Massachusetts. Before relocating to Stuart.

Favorite Things: hiking, camping, & archery
Movie: The Departed, Ted, & Ted
Fun fact about me is: I love long naps.

Keri
Kennel Technician

I joined Port Salerno Animal Hospital in June of 2022. I have loved animals of all kinds all my life and working with them is my passion. My future dream is to work with exotic animals. I have a cat named Lucky who is a black standard shorthair and a dog, Chio, who is a chihuahua.

Fun Fact About Me: I’ve interacted with a tiger and a dolphin.
Hobbies: Art including painting and drawing, writing fictional novels, and hanging with friends.
Movie: The Lion King

Jim
Groomer

I joined the PSAH team in March 2018. I graduated from Merryfield School of Pet Grooming in February 2012. I enjoy working closely with clients to ensure that their pets achieve the look and style they want. I provide grooming services to cats and dogs of all breeds, in a caring and comforting way. I believe that frequent grooming and skin/fur health go hand in hand in aiding pet wellness.