Our Team

Carlos Machado –  DVM , Practice Owner

Dr. Machado studied at Ross University then graduated from the University of Guadalajara in Mexico. He completed his undergrad in New York and practiced eight years in New York and Connecticut. Right before purchasing Aussie Animal Hospital in 2010 he also practiced at Gomara Animal Clinic. As many of our established clients know Dr. Machado makes it his main priority to provide the best treatment plan for each and every patient. Clearly doc has a soft spot for animals as he has too many dogs and cats to count !

Francelis Rodriguez-Bracho – DVM

Graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela in 2009 and practiced for 4 years in Venezuela before coming to the United States. In 2017 Dr. Rodriguez was certified by the AVMA and a licensed DVM in florida. Dr. Rodriguez started practicing at Aussie Animal Hospital in 2017. During her spare time Dr. Rodriguez likes to spend time with family and is constantly continuing her education. Some of her main interest are ultrasonography, internal medicine and canine reproduction. Dr. Rodriguez has two dogs, Lola a Pomeranian mix and Firu a hairless Chihuahua mix.

V. Danilo Torres –  DVM

Dr. Vicente Danilo Torres graduated from ULPGC in the Canary Islands, Spain. Besides working with small animals, he has always dedicated his life and career to Avian and Exotic animal medicine and care. Soon after graduating, he moved to New York City to complete an internship at “The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine”.

Dr. Torres has worked at hospitals throughout the United States and Spain. In 2018, he moved to Asia to work with wildlife at various local rehabilitation centers located across Thailand, working mostly with elephants, monkeys and other exotic animals of the region.









Luzzelena Rodriguez – DVM

Nelson Ortega – Office Manager

Bianka Callejas  –  Office Manager

Peter Najarro – Veterinary Technician

Joshua Powell – Veterinary Technician

Erika Mompierre-Rekis –  Veterinary Technician

Katherine Valladares –  Veterinary Assistant

Bianca  –  Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Joana Marquez  – Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist

Catherine Ortiz – Receptionist