Our Veterinarians

Centennial, CO Vets

When a family member is under the weather or suffering from discomfort, he deserves the attention of a caring, competent physician with the skills to diagnose his ailment and the compassion to treat him with tenderness.

At Coal Creek Veterinary Hospital, an expert staff of veterinarian doctors and a skilled team of technicians are here to do just that. Under the directorship of our highly skilled veterinary doctors, your pet is always in good hands. We're ready when your pet needs us.


Dr. Jenna Pannone

After growing up in rural New Jersey, Dr. Pannone attended Pennsylvania State University, graduating with honors in Animal Science. She then  attended veterinary school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO and graduated cum laude. After veterinary school, Dr. Pannone continued westward to pursue a small animal internship at VCA  Alameda East Veterinary Hospital here in Denver. There she received intensive training in emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, and surgery. She loved Denver so much that she has made it her home! Dr. Pannone’s professional interests include internal medicine, emergency medicine, and preventative care. She is very excited to be a part of the team at Coal Creek! In her free time, Dr. Pannone enjoys listening to live music, sampling local breweries, and hiking with her dog Coda.

Dr. Melissa Alexander

A New England native, Dr. Melissa Alexander earned her Bachelor's degree in Pathobiology from the University of Connecticut and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University. Dr. Alexander has several years experience in general practice as well as emergency medicine. She has a special interest in surgery, particularly fractures and orthopedics. During her time off she enjoys snowboarding, polo, hiking and spending time outdoors with her family and rescue dogs.