Veterinarian - Robinson Twp
5663 Steubenville Pike
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

At Robinson Animal Hospital, we strive for a warm and friendly relationship with you and your pet. This page highlights the staff - our training, experience and dedication to veterinary medicine.

Carsten Henkel, VMD
Originally a native of Germany, Dr. Henkel moved to the United States in 1987 to pursue his dream of becoming a veterinarian. A 1995 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Henkel opened Robinson Animal Hospital in 1998. Since its opening, Dr. Henkel has steadily grown Robinson Animal Hospital into a state-of-the-art facility that is well respected in the veterinary community.

When not at work, Dr. Henkel enjoys spending time with his family that includes his English Setter Murray and the cats Jack and Toby.

Kate Ronczka, DVM
A 1997 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University, Dr. Kate's expertise has been invaluable to Robinson Animal Hospital since 2004. Her preferred fields of veterinary study are preventative care and internal medicine.

Her compassion to help others shows outside of work, too. She enjoys visiting retirement homes with her therapy dog Shane and training her other German Shepherd Luka as a rescue dog. Dr. Kate is owned by her domestic shorthair cats Fina and Felip.

Angela Keffer, VMD
A 2002 graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Keffer has over 20 years of animal care experience both as a technician and veterinarian. Enjoying all fields of veterinary care, she has a special interest in rodents and rabbits as well as the field of flexible endoscopy.

In her spare time, Dr. Angie has established herself as a greatly respected breeder of chinchillas and enjoys time off with her dogs Cecilia, Bart, Phoebe, Reilly and Katrina.

Lauren Sechler, VMD
Originally from Wexford, PA, Dr. Sechler graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.  She moved back to the Pittsburgh area to complete a one year internship at the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center.  During her internship, Dr. Sechler had extensive exposure to many different specialty fields of veterinary medicine.  Her special interests are in internal medicine and emergency care.  She enjoys spending her spare time with family, friends, and her two cats Daisy and Eli.

Jennifer Janssen, DVM                                                                                                                                                                  Growing up in Lafayette, Louisiana, Dr. Janssen graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.  After completing an externship at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center as a veterinary student, she decided to move to Pittsburgh after graduation.  Following a special interest in veterinary emergency medicine, Dr. Janssen joined PVS-EC and enjoyed eight exciting years as an emergency veterinarian at their hospital.  

When not at work, Dr. Janssen loves spending time with family, traveling, gardening, and pampering her dogs and cats Monkey, Hercules, Willie, and Dixie.