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Meet Our Team

  • Michael A. Gillen - DVM, Owner

    Dr. Gillen grew up in the Palm Beach Gardens/North Palm Beach area. He attended The Benjamin School, which led to his introduction to PGA Animal Clinic. He began working for Dr. Giurato during his junior year of high school, and continued to work during breaks while in undergrad at Auburn University in Alabama. Dr. Gillen earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Sciences from Auburn University in 2008. He then attended St. Matthew’s University for veterinary school on Grand Cayman Island, where he completed his first three years. For his fourth and clinical year, he attended Purdue University in Indiana. After graduating in 2012, he began working for Dr. Giurato as an associate veterinarian at PGA Animal Clinic. In April 2014, Dr. Gillen purchased the practice. Dr. Gillen has a Chocolate Lab, Remington, and a Golden Retriever, Mahi, as well as a rabbit and various reptiles.

  • Dan Ross - DVM

    Dan Ross was born and raised in South Florida, where he attended Suncoast High School and graduated with an International Baccalaureate diploma.  Dan traveled west to the University of Colorado for his undergraduate degree, where he majored in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology. He earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Ross University, completing his clinical training at the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine.  Following school, Dan pursued further specialty medical training, completing a clinical internship in Emergency/Critical Care & Surgery at Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists. His interests include preventative care, trauma management, and geriatric medicine. In his free time, Dan enjoys fishing, scuba diving, snowboarding, reading, and spending time with his rescue dog, Lana. 

  • Joseph E. Giurato, DVM

    Dr. Giurato graduated from The University of Missouri’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1976. He founded PGA Animal Clinic in 1978, and moved to the current building in 1984. Dr. Giurato has spent nearly 40 years providing care to animals in the Palm Beach Gardens area. He enjoys riding motorcycles and spending time on his airboat in his retirement. Dr. Giurato has an English Bulldog, Marge, and a hound mix named Nike.

  • Ann Torres, CVT – Technician, Office Manager

    Ann was born and raised in Norway before moving to the Virgin Islands where she entered the world of veterinary medicine. She has been working as a veterinary technician for over 20 years and has years of experience working with board certified surgeons and various branches of internal medicine specialists.  Ann has most recently worked several years in emergency medicine.  Ann has two beautiful daughters who keeps her busy around the clock along with numerous pets at home.  Ann began working at PGA Animal Clinic in 2014.

  • Sydney Ewart - Veterinary Technician

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  • karina Garma - Veterinary Technician

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  • Amy Mager - Veterinary Assistant

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  • Madison Stephenson - Veterinary Assistant

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  • Brigid Murray - Veterinary Assistant

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  • Kathryn LeMaster - Receptionist

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  • Kristine Funez - Receptionist

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  • Taylor Timmer - Receptionist

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Our Regular Schedule

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed