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Our Staff


Dr. Glenn Finnell & Dr. Genye Hawkins

Dr. Glenn Finnell and Dr. Genye Hawkins met while attending school at Auburn University School of Veterinary medicine. After graduation in 1981, they married and moved to Orlando to begin their practices. They opened South Orlando Animal Hospital in 1985. They have one son, Michael, and a variety of pets including dogs, cats and an occasional stray reptile or wild furry creature. 

Dr. Marcia Cushing

Dr. Marcia Cushing is a 1979 graduate of Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the SOAH staff in 1991 after practicing medicine in the Orlando area for several years. She enjoys a large variety of pets including Gracie, the office clown, cats, rabbits and chickens. 



Dr. Nancy Mingle

Dr. Nancy Mingle is a 1986 graduate of Tuskegee University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She joined the SOAH staff in August 2000 after practicing in the Crescent City and East Palatka area since 1987. She has one daughter. Her pets are Daisy, a terrier mix and Tootsie the cat. 

Dr. Jeffrey Esch
SOAH is happy to introduce Jeffrey S. Esch, DVM to our family. Dr. Esch graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine (Go Dawgs) where he graduated in 2007. He enjoys golf, tennis, camping, and spending time with his Dachshund Armstrong and his Sphynx, Harry.


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Office Hours

Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7:30am 7:30am 7:30am 7:30am 7:30am 7:30am Closed
6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 12:00pm Closed