Advanced Animal Care

Dr. Simmons was born in West Long Branch, New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Stockton College in New Jersey in 2005.  He undertook his veterinary studies at Tuskegee University in Alabama , earning his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine with Summa Cum Laude in May of 2010. Before graduating, Kevin completed two externships, one at the San Diego Zoo and the other at the Bronx Zoo. After graduating, he completed a small animal surgical and emergency  internship at  CARES, a referral and emergency veterinary hospital outside Philadelphia, PA.  After his internship, he worked as an associate veterinarian at Columbus Central Veterinary Hospital  which is a small animal emergency clinic located in Columbus, New Jersey. During this time, he also volunteered his time and services at a local zoo in New Jersey.

 

While attending veterinary school Dr. Simmons meet his wife Heather who was born and raised  in Lexington, KY.  They currently have an eight month old baby boy named Liam and are blessed to have another on the way. They have moved back to Kentucky to settle down and be closer to family.  Dr. Simmons enjoys developing close personal relationships with his clients and their beloved pets. He has special interest in exotics, orthopedics, and soft tissue surgery. Outside of work, he enjoys working on cars, fishing, and spending time with his wife Heather, son Liam, their two Huskies and a Boxer-Daca, Keeley and Gunner!