Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Colony Plaza Animal Hospital in The Villages! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at 352-633-7327 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!


  • Steve Drum

    Owner & DVM

    Dr. Steve Drum was born and raised in Remsen, Iowa. He attended Iowas State University for…
  • Dr. Brock Wagner

    Relief Veterinarian

  • Dr. Carley Distasio

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Carley Distasio was born and raised in Orlando, FL. She attended St. Thomas University…
  • Dr. Jon Smith

    Relief Veterinarian

  • Dr. Laura Shafer

    Seasonal Veterinarian

    Dr. Laura Shafer was a veterinarian for over 30 years. She owned her own practice with her…
  • Dr. Max Smith (Dr. Max)

    Seasonal Veterinarian

    Dr. Max was born in Kankakee Illinois. He attended The University of Illinois in Champaign…


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    Barbara Hutter


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    David Lowery

    CSR & Assistant

  • Rebekkah Hillman

    Lead Veterinary Receptionist

    Rebekkah grew up around a variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses, and livestock.…
  • Jane Horton

    Veterinary Receptionist

    Jane has been working on and off in veterinary medicine since she was 16. She started out…

    Veterinary Technicians

  • Lisa Wilson

    Technician & Office Manager

    Lisa’s loves animals. At work, or at home she is always doing something to improve the…
  • Michelle DuMond

    Head Veterinary Technician and Assistant Manager

    Michelle has been involved in the animal world her entire life. Her father raised and…
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    Stacy Warax

    Veterinary Technician