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.

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.

Carter
Technician

I enjoy spending the time with my patients to calm and comfort them during their hospital stays, or wellness care. There is always something new to learn and I feel lucky to have chosen this career path.

Kim
Technician
My name is Kim and I joined the Port Salerno Animal Hospital team in 2014. After growing up in Stuart, I went on to get my bachelor of science in psychology. Welcomed her first child in January 2020, has a boxer “vegas”.

Favorite Things: Paddleboarding and fishing.
Movie: Shrek
A fun fact about me: I interned one summer at the Palm Beach Zoo!

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!

Shannon
Receptionist
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.

Toni
Receptionist
I joined 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 4 senior cats. Jazz, Jada, Shelby, and Dook.

Movie: Ace Ventura Pet Detective.

Jeff
Kennel Technician

Jim
Groomer
Jim joined P.S.A.H. in March of 2018.