Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Get to know us
Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Jill Crisp
Medical Director

I graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. I moved and practiced in Elkhart, Indiana for 6 years. I have been back in Michigan since 1998 at Beech Road Veterinary Hospital- which was then purchased by VCA in 2005.

Nicole Awad
LVT Hospital Manager
Nicole is a Licensed Veterinary Technician that has worked the past two years with VCA Allen Park Animal Hospital. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management & Human Resources; as well as, an Associate's Degree in Applied Science & Veterinary Technology.

Nicole has 4 dogs: a 4.5-year-old Siberian Husky named Scarlett and a 4.5-year-old German Shepherd named Maggie, a 2-year-old German Shepherd/Rottweiler Mix named Nero, and a 8-month-old Siberian Husky named Onyx. 

In her free time, she runs a non-profit animal rescue and enjoys traveling, horseback riding, and the outdoors with her boyfriend, Phillip.


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
Come Care With Us
Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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