Our Team

Our team is made up of veterinary experts who are at the top of their field and truly love animals. While under their care, your animal will be treated like he or she is their own. Read below to meet our staff of qualified professionals.

Dr. Cheryl L. BellCherylBell
Cheryl L. Bell, VMD is Chief of Staff at Centreville Veterinary Hospital. Prior to being Chief of Staff, she had been an associate veterinarian at Windcrest Animal Hospital for 10 years. She graduated from Duke University and has a Master’s Degree from The George Washington University. After a career in consulting and advertising in Washington DC and New York City, Dr. Bell decided to follow a childhood dream and went back to school. She received her veterinary medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007.

Dr. Bell has volunteered for numerous animal rescue organizations and shelters in New York, Philadelphia and locally. She has fostered hundreds of cats in danger of euthanasia prior to finding new adoptive parents. She is especially interested in endocrinology, internal medicine and dermatology. Dr. Bell lives in Chadds Ford, PA with her son Cole, a dog named Cooper and three cats named Oliver, Eva and Vladimir.

Dr. F. Morgan DawkinsMDawkins-150
Morgan Dawkins, DVM graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1996 and is a co-owner of Windcrest, Hockessin, Talleyville, Graylyn Crest and Centreville Veterinary Hospitals. Dr. Dawkins has a special interest in exotic species and orthopedic surgery. He has known since elementary school that he wanted to be a veterinarian. The most memorable experiences of his career were his first day working as a doctor and the day he had a Bengal tiger cub as a patient.
Dr. Dawkins has served in the following capacities:

  • Past President and current board member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Past President and current AVMA Alternate Delegate of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association
  • Lecturer for exotic species and other course for Delaware Technical and Community College Veterinary Technician program
  • Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Member of The Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Member of The Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
  • Member of The Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
  • Member of The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
  • He is also is USDA accredited.

Dr Dawkins was awarded the Veterinarian of the Year by the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association in 2012.

His family includes his beautiful wife Jennifer (Chief of Staff at Centreville Veterinary Hospital) and children – Collin, Bailey, Sidney and Trevor. Family pets include two dogs, both border collies (Gilly and Jack) currently being trained for sheep herding trials; cats (Tahlula, Dorito and Mango), a rabbits (Scooter), a tortoise (Tortillini), two chinchillas, a pen full of chickens and ducks and lastly, a small flock of sheep (for Gilly and Jack). His hobbies include woodworking, gardening, sheepdog training, reptiles, motorcycle riding, SCUBA and sitting on the beach on a tropical island.

Dr. Kimberly Cian-Screncidr cian 150
Kimberly Cian-Screnci, DVM graduated from St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies in 2006. She completed her fourth year of vet school at the University of Minnesota. She is currently a veterinarian at Talleyville Veterinary Hospital, Centreville Veterinary Hospital and Windcrest Animal Hospital. She has been a general practice veterinarian since graduating. In addition, she has 10 years’ experience as an emergency veterinarian. Prior to becoming a veterinarian she was a veterinary technician and has had pets for as long as she can remember.

Dr. Cian-Screnci’s family includes her husband Joe and their daughter Gabriella. They are a military family. Her other family members include a bunch of fuzzy kids: two dogs (Geppetto and Dixie), 2 cats (Luigi and Guido) and a non- fuzzy kid (Oscar the tortoise). In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, boxing, going to the gym and the beach, learning new things and traveling.

Our Staff Members


From Left to Right:  Kim, Miranda, Dr. Dawkins, Alexis

Centreville Veterinary Hospital

5804 Kennett Pike

Wilmington, DE 19807 - Directions

Office Hours:

Mon: 8am - 8pm
Tues: 8am - 7:30pm
Wed: 8am - 2pm
Thurs: 8am - 8pm
Fri: 8am - 5pm
Sat: 8am - 1pm

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