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Dr. Eimiel Garriga

Dr. Garriga completed his undergraduate work at the University of Florida, then attended Ross University for veterinary school.  He graduated from Ross University in 2004.  His interests in veterinary medicine include internal medicine, soft tissue and orthoperdic surgery and therapeutic laser therapy.  When he is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Dr. Eimiel Garriga

Graduated from Ross University in 2004

Areas of interest: Internal Medicine, Soft tissue and Orthopedic Surgery, therapeutic laser therapy.

Dr. Morgan Vargo

Dr. Vargo graduated from the University of Florida in 2011, and has been working at Riverview Veterinary Hospital since her graduation.  Before and while applying to veterinary school, she also worked at the hospital as a veterinary assistant!  She says the family atmosphere at this clinic and their dedication to their clients and pets brought her back after graduation.  Her current interests in veterinary medicine include dentistry, emergency work and managing internal medicine cases.  She is also in the process of becoming a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (expected to complete in fall 2015).  Outside of her job, she enjoys running and spending time with her family (fur family and human family!)

Dr. Morgan Vargo

Graduated from University of Florida in 2011

Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

Areas of interest: Dentistry, Internal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine/ Acupuncture.

Jennifer Rathert, Practice Manager

Jennifer is seen here with one of her rescues named Pickle MickVittles. Especially after many years of working in the veterinary field Jennifer finds incredible inspiration in the resilience and wonder of pets as they fight with the forces of nature and cope with disease. It is easy to forget about those people behind the medicine and our staff at RVH knows it starts with amazing people who have made the commitment to share their lives with pets and have made them family. Jennifer is passionate about veterinary medicine and enjoys being in the "trenches" of nursing as lead technician and as manager she hopes to encourage pet wellness in all its stages and invites you and your pets to come by the clinic anytime. You are our neighbors and are always welcome. See you soon!

Jennifer Rathert


As a Florida native I enjoy exploring our lovely state and adventuring by boat and kayak. 

Our Awesome Staff!

We have a great group of veterinary assistants and receptionists here at our clinic, all trained to keep you and your pet safe during your visit and answer any questions that may come up!  Whether your pet is nervous, shy, or excited to be at the vet's office, our staff can help ease their worries and make their visit as stress free as possible.  Let us know if there is anything we can do to make your pet's visit run more smoothly!

Our Staff

Reception:  Melissa, Gaby & Abi

Veterinary Assistants:  Josh, Shellby, Alex & Ayrianna.