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Dr. Jennifer Kesler, DVM, with some canine friendsDr. Jennifer Kesler, our Chief of Staff, graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She joined the Oaks Veterinary Hospital family in 2008, after practicing in Ocala for several years. Some remember Dr. Kesler from her previous year as a receptionist with our animal hospital. She has special interests in veterinary dentistry, oncology, internal medicine, and dermatology.

Dr. Kesler enjoys spending time with her husband, Nick, a computer programmer, their three kids, two dogs, three cats, and leopard tortoise. She especially enjoys agility training, competing with her dogs, as well as reading and baking.

Dr. Andrew Kicera, DVM with catDr. Andrew Kicera grew up in Fairport, NY and now lives right here in Gainesville. He attended the Rochester Institute of Technology for undergraduate studies and later the University of Florida where he earned a DVM degree. Dr. Kicera's has a special interests in radiology and soft-tissue surgery.

Dr. Kicera has two dogs, Lu and Pringle, as well as four cats, Mickey, Hannah, Oni, and Belly. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking and snorkeling or scuba diving in the reefs.

Dr. Matthew Hampton, DVM with dogDr. Matthew Hampton grew up in Tallahassee and currently resides in Gainesville, Florida. He received an undergraduate degree and earned his DVM degree from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the Oaks Veterinary Hospital team, Dr. Hampton practiced at Gainesville Animal Hospital. His special interests include dentistry and dermatology.

Outside of work, Dr. Hampton enjoys playing golf, disc golf, traveling and Gator football. Go Gators! He also has a Redbone Coonhound named, Kane, and a domestic shorthair tabby named, Amelia.