VCA Alpine Animal Hospital

Anchorage Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Tina Simmons

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Simmons has been practicing veterinary medicine for 10 years and part of the VCA family for 5 years. Always wanting to be a veterinarian, she also attended Colorado State University and earned

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  • Coleen Averill

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Averill has been with Alpine for 15 years. She began her career as a certified technician and then went on to earn her veterinary degree from Colorado State University. Dr. Averill's calm and

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  • Jonathan Kuo

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Kuo joined the staff at VCA Alpine during the summer of 2013 after moving to Anchorage from Maryland. He earned degrees in microbiology and philosophy and worked as a veterinary technician

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact Pet Emergency at 907-274-5636. 

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