Our Highly-Trained Veterinary Team

Though they excel in a variety of specialized medical fields, our skilled veterinary team works cohesively, maintaining open communications, in order to best serve you and your pet. Our board-certified veterinary specialists, experienced veterinarians and trained veterinary staff take a collaborative approach to your pet's health, delivering the very best in care from the moment you walk into one of our hospitals.

In order to provide your pet with comprehensive care, members of our veterinary team have been highly-trained in a number of specialties, including acupuncture, cardiology, oncology, neurology, surgery, internal medicine and more. Please call the location nearest you today to schedule an appointment, or contact us online for more information.

Meet Our Veterinarians, Specialists, Technicians and Other Veterinary Staff

Our compassionate and dedicated veterinary staff is comprised of highly-trained specialists, veterinarians and technicians, many of whom are graduates of prestigious veterinary programs from universities such as Cornell, University of California, Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania.

Members of our veterinary team are also associated with several highly-regarded organizations, including the International Academy of Veterinary Pain Management, the American College of Veterinary Radiology, the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and more. Additionally, in order to give back to the veterinary community, our veterinary staff members frequently deliver presentations and lectures, and also participate in symposia to promote state-of-the-art treatment to other professionals in the field.

If you’d like to learn more about our skilled veterinary team, please read their individual biographies below, or call 781.897.6980 to speak with a representative from the IVG network of hospitals today.

Acupuncture (Click to expand)

  • Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Dr. Danielle Conway is a New England native who earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. With a strong interest…

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  • Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Dr. Nako Shinohara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2000.  She received her Doctor of…

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Anesthesiologist (Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Lauren Duffee, VMD, DACVAA

    Lauren Duffee, VMD, DACVAA

    Dr. Lauren Duffee graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a degree in Biology and Biochemistry. Dr. Duffee received her veterinary degree from…

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  • Stephanie Fissekis, DVM, DACVAA

    Stephanie Fissekis, DVM, DACVAA

    Dr. Stephanie Fissekis completed her DVM degree at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and passed her ACVAA board exam in 2017. Before…

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Cardiologists (Click to expand)

  • Ivan Sosa Samper, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    Ivan Sosa Samper, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    Dr. Sosa received his DVM at the University of Zaragoza in Spain, in 2007. He then went on to complete a small animal rotating internship…

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  • John MacGregor, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    John MacGregor, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    Dr. MacGregor received his DVM from Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998.  In 1999, he completed an Emergency and Critical Care internship at…

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Clinical Pathologist (Click to expand)

  • Heather A. Kridel, DVM, DACVP (Clinical)

    Heather A. Kridel, DVM, DACVP (Clinical)

    Dr. Kridel graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a degree in Animal Sciences, she then continued her education at the University of…

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Compounding Pharmacist (Click to expand)

  • Jessica Chan, Pharm. D, RPh

    Jessica Chan, Pharm. D, RPh

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  • Kathy Vu, Pharm. D, RPh

    Kathy Vu, Pharm. D, RPh

    Kathy Vu graduated in 2017 from the MCPHS University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. During her sixth year rotations, she was a student at the Ethos Compounding Pharmacy and…

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  • Matthew Chan, Pharm.D, RPh

    Matthew Chan, Pharm.D, RPh

    Matthew Chan graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2012 at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, MA. During his…

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  • Nghiep Hua, Pharm. D, RPh

    Nghiep Hua, Pharm. D, RPh

    Coming from Wisconsin, Dr. Nghiep “Neil” Hua graduated with a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in 2013 at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, MA….

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Corporate Team (Click to expand)

  • Bronwen J. Thomas, DVM

    Bronwen J. Thomas, DVM

    Dr. Bronwen Thomas received her DVM from Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Prince Edward Island and completed her internship at Western…

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  • G. Ames Prentiss

    G. Ames Prentiss

    Ames Prentiss, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for strategic business development and ensuring that the systems that IVG uses help promote organizational efficiency. He also…

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  • John K. Prentiss, DVM

    John K. Prentiss, DVM

    Dr. John Prentiss earned his Bachelors of Science in Animal Nutrition from Colorado State University; where he went on to complete a Masters in Reproductive…

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  • Linda Story

    Linda Story

    Linda joined the IVG network of hospitals in September 2016. Linda came to IVG with 14+ years of sales experience in the veterinary industry. Her…

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  • Lonna Battles

    Lonna Battles

    Lonna Battles started with Ethos Veterinary Health in July of 2018 and is responsible for marketing all the hospitals within the Northeast region. She works…

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  • Luanne Barry

    Luanne Barry

    Luanne Barry joined IVG in 2006 as the client service manager. Her background in operations and client relations management allowed her to implement a unified…

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  • Matthew Pearson

    Matthew Pearson

    Matthew Pearson was hired as Practice Manager of Bulger Animal Hospital in 2001.  The practical experience he gleaned from 13 years at Levitz furniture (a…

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  • Rohit Malhotra, DVM, MBA

    Rohit Malhotra, DVM, MBA

    Dr. Rohit Malhotra received a BS in Leadership Management and a BA in Biology from Boston College in 2007. Prior to graduate school, he developed…

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  • Steven Rae

    Steven Rae

    Steve joined the IVG network of hospitals in January of 2015 as Business Development Manager. Steve came to IVG with 20+ years of pharmaceutical sales…

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  • Timothy H. Smith, DVM, MBA

    Timothy H. Smith, DVM, MBA

    Dr. Timothy Smith grew up in Rhode Island and attended Stonehill College receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1990.  After college he worked at…

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Criticalists (Click to expand)

  • Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

    Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Beth Eisenberg received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She completed a small animal…

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  • Danielle Thomas, DVM, DACVECC

    Danielle Thomas, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Danielle Thomas received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College and her veterinary degree from Virginia Tech. She then completed a small animal rotating internship,…

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  • Muhammad Harfoush, BVSc

    Muhammad Harfoush, BVSc

    Dr. Harfoush graduated from veterinary school from Alexandria University, Egypt. He obtained his ECFVG certificate in January 2014 where he did his clinical exam at TUFTS. He also…

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  • Nicole Barrella, DVM, Practice limited to Critical Care

    Nicole Barrella, DVM, Practice limited to Critical Care

    Dr. Nicole Barrella graduated from Ross University in May 2012 after completing her clinical rotations at the University of Pennsylvania.  In June 2013, she completed…

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  • Rebecca Davies, DVM, DACVECC

    Rebecca Davies, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Rebecca Davies received her veterinary degree from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2011, followed by completion of a small…

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  • Samuel Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

    Samuel Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Sam Stewart is originally from the Hudson Valley region of upstate New York. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Binghamton University in…

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  • Sarah E. Allen, DVM, DACVECC

    Sarah E. Allen, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Sarah Allen received her DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and completed a rotating small animal internship at VCA-South Shore…

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  • Scott Taylor, BVSc, DACVECC

    Scott Taylor, BVSc, DACVECC

    Dr. Scott Taylor received his veterinary degree from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Dr Taylor pursued work in General Practice in Australia, Hong…

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  • Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC

    Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Shelley Smith received her degree in veterinary medicine from Tufts University in 2007. After graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship at Angell Animal…

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Dermatologists (Click to expand)

  • Christine Zewe, DVM, DACVD

    Christine Zewe, DVM, DACVD

    Originally from Texas, Dr. Zewe received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. She then attended Louisiana State University, where…

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Emergency Veterinarians (Click to expand)

  • Abbie Fisher, DVM

    Abbie Fisher, DVM

    Dr. Abbie Fisher was born and raised in Western Massachussets.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from Bates College and her veterinary degree from…

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  • Abbie Gascho Landis, DVM

    Abbie Gascho Landis, DVM

    Dr. Abbie Gascho Landis graduated from Ohio State, College of Veterinary Medicine, then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Virginia-Maryland College…

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  • Adrienne Felix, DVM

    Adrienne Felix, DVM

    Dr. Adrienne Felix completed her undergraduate training at the University of Arizona. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin…

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  • Alex Walker, BVSc

    Alex Walker, BVSc

    Dr. Walker completed her veterinary training in 2013 at the University of Sydney, Australia. She then completed a general rotating internship and a specialty Emergency Critical Care…

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  • Alexandra Pivoda, DVM

    Alexandra Pivoda, DVM

    Dr. Pivoda grew up in New York and received her BS in Biology from Cornell University prior to attending the University of Glasgow, School of…

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  • Amanda White, DVM

    Amanda White, DVM

    Dr. White was born and raised in Southern New Hampshire. She attended the University of New England on the coast of Maine, where she received…

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  • Amber L. Burns, DVM

    Amber L. Burns, DVM

    Dr. Amber Burns received her DVM from Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her internship at VCA Southshore Animal Hospital in South Weymouth,…

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  • Benjamin Yanofsky, VMD

    Benjamin Yanofsky, VMD

    A native of New Hampshire, Dr. Yanofsky studied Marine Biology at the University of Miami before completing his veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania….

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  • Betty Huang, DVM

    Betty Huang, DVM

    Dr. Huang received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University and her veterinary degree from University of California, Davis. She has also received her masters…

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  • Brandon Silva

    Brandon Silva

    Dr. Brandon Silva grew up in Rumford, Rhode Island and graduated from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. He completed a rotating…

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  • Carl F. Agnello, DVM

    Carl F. Agnello, DVM

    Dr. Carl Agnello graduated from Michigan State University Veterinary School in 2001, this was followed by a small animal internship at Angell Western New England…

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  • Catherine Diggins, DVM

    Catherine Diggins, DVM

    Bio on Dr. Catherine Diggins, DVM, coming soon.

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  • Cecilie Brennan, DVM

    Cecilie Brennan, DVM

    Dr. Cecilie Brennan received her veterinary degree from Tufts University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  She went on to complete an internship in small…

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  • Christie Valiant, VMD

    Christie Valiant, VMD

    Dr. Valiant graduated from UPenn in 2004.  She completed her Internship at VCA South Shore and worked for VESCONE until 2009. Dr. Valiant joined the…

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  • Courtney James, DVM

    Courtney James, DVM

    Dr. Courtney James received her veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2011. She completed a small animal rotating internship from Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls,…

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  • Dana Perry, DVM

    Dana Perry, DVM

    Dr. Perry grew up in Portland, Maine and received his B.S. from Gettysburg College. After spending his time skiing in Colorado for two years, he…

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  • Danielle Johnson, VMD

    Danielle Johnson, VMD

    Dr. Danielle Johnson completed her veterinary degree at the university of Pennsylvania and completed an internship at the Cummings school of Veterinary medicine at Tufts…

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  • Danielle Thomas, DVM, DACVECC

    Danielle Thomas, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Danielle Thomas received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College and her veterinary degree from Virginia Tech. She then completed a small animal rotating internship,…

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  • Diana Capozzi, DVM

    Diana Capozzi, DVM

    Dr. Diana Capozzi is a native of Arizona.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from Arizona State University and her veterinary degree from Oregon…

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  • Elizabeth Kellett, BVSc

    Elizabeth Kellett, BVSc

    Dr. Elizabeth Kellett is an Ohio native who grew up around New England. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont and attended veterinary…

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  • Forbert Kaluba, DVM

    Forbert Kaluba, DVM

    Dr Forbert Kaluba graduated form the University of Zambia in Southern Africa in 2003. He practiced veterinary medicine in the region before moving to the…

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  • Ginger Berger, DVM

    Ginger Berger, DVM

    Dr Berger received her veterinary degree from Auburn University in Alabama. She then worked as a small animal practitioner in Tucson, AZ before moving to…

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  • Jennie Gavin, DVM

    Jennie Gavin, DVM

    Dr. Gavin grew up in neighboring Glenville, NY. She attended Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed an internship in emergency and critical…

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  • Jennifer Klaus, DVM

    Jennifer Klaus, DVM

    Dr. Jennifer Klaus graduated from Yale University in 1988 with a BA in anthropology. After graduating from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997,…

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  • Jennifer Lesser, DVM

    Jennifer Lesser, DVM

    Dr. Lesser started her professional career working at the National Institutes of Health, on the Human Genome Project.  Finding greater satisfaction in client interaction and clinical…

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  • Jennifer Rogers, DVM

    Jennifer Rogers, DVM

    Originally from Westchester County, NY, Dr. Rogers earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Binghamton University. She then attended the University of Georgia College of…

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  • Jessica Cioffi, DVM

    Jessica Cioffi, DVM

    Dr. Jessica Cioffi received her DVM from Ohio State University where she was able to explore the city of Columbus. She then worked for several…

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  • Jessica Summers, DVM

    Jessica Summers, DVM

    Dr. Summers pursued a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Afterwards, she attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and spent her clinical…

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  • Jessica Therrien, DVM

    Jessica Therrien, DVM

    Dr. Therrien grew up in Westchester, NY and obtained her BS from the University at Albany. In 2010 she graduated from Louisiana State University School of…

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  • Jillian Wit, VMD

    Jillian Wit, VMD

    Dr. Jillian Wit graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  Dr. Wit then went on to complete an internship at…

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  • Julie E. Haller, DVM

    Julie E. Haller, DVM

    Dr. Julie Haller received her DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. She joined InTown…

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  • Kaitlin Fiske, DVM

    Kaitlin Fiske, DVM

    Dr. Fiske grew up in south Florida on the Treasure Coast. She received her BS in Biology from the University of Central Florida in Orlando…

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  • Karen A.Belden, DVM

    Karen A.Belden, DVM

    Dr. Karen A. Belden received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She joined InTown Veterinary Group in 1991 as a companion animal…

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  • Karin Spiller, DVM

    Karin Spiller, DVM

    Dr. Karin Spiller is originally from Northern California and received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. She attended veterinary school at Washington State University and…

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  • Kate Sawyer, DVM

    Kate Sawyer, DVM

    Dr. Kate Sawyer was born in Western Massachusetts. She grew up in Wisconsin, and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison….

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  • Kathleen Giguere, DVM

    Kathleen Giguere, DVM

    Dr. Kathleen Giguere is originally from Montreal, Canada and completed her DVM at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up riding horses thus…

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  • Kathleen P. Kyle, DVM

    Kathleen P. Kyle, DVM

    Dr. Kathleen Kyle received her veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2002. She went on to complete an internship in emergency medicine at New England…

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  • Katie Evans Saemann, DVM

    Katie Evans Saemann, DVM

    Dr. Katie Evans Saemann grew up outside of Rochester, New York but spent a lot of time in the Upper Valley during her youth visiting…

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  • Katie Rickershauser, DVM

    Katie Rickershauser, DVM

    Dr. Katie Rickershauser received her DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship at New England Animal Medical Center in West Bridgewater, MA. …

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  • Katrina Abell, DVM

    Katrina Abell, DVM

    Dr Katrina Abell grew up in the beautiful state of Maine. She completed her undergraduate training at Tufts University in Somerville, Massachusetts where she earned her…

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  • Kistler Ulmer, DVM

    Kistler Ulmer, DVM

    Dr. Ulmer was born and raised in South Carolina. She attended Clemson University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Animal and Veterinary Sciences….

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  • Krista M. Vernaleken, VMD

    Krista M. Vernaleken, VMD

    Dr. Krista Vernaleken received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.  She joined Bulger immediately after graduation.  Dr. Vernaleken works in both the…

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  • Kristin Maclauchlan, DVM

    Kristin Maclauchlan, DVM

    Dr. Kristin Maclauchlan received her veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2007.  She then worked as an emergency veterinarian at a small animal emergency and…

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  • Kristine Demers, VMD

    Kristine Demers, VMD

    Dr. Kristine Demers grew up in North Reading, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from The College of New Jersey, in Pennington NJ….

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  • Lauren Incorvaia, DVM

    Lauren Incorvaia, DVM

    Dr. Lauren Incorvaia earned her undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College and went on to veterinary school at Cornell University. She then completed a small…

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  • Libby Holman, DVM

    Libby Holman, DVM

    Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Holman grew up in Troy, Ohio before moving to New England.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Education at Bowdoin College…

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  • Lindsay Renzullo, DVM

    Lindsay Renzullo, DVM

    Dr. Lindsay Renzullo grew up locally in Melrose, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, then went on…

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  • Maureen McDermott, DVM

    Maureen McDermott, DVM

    Dr. McDermott received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University. She completed a rigorous internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital prior to moving to…

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  • Melissa Henrikson, DVM

    Melissa Henrikson, DVM

    Dr. Melissa Henrikson was born and raised north of Boston. She completed her undergraduate degree in Animal Science at the University of Vermont. After graduation…

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  • Melissa Miele, VMD

    Melissa Miele, VMD

    Dr. Melissa Miele received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery…

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  • Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

    Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

    Dr. Hornberger graduated Cornell Veterinary School in 2002.  He began working in the north shore, after graduating from school, as a small animal general practitioner….

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  • Miriam Horowitz, DVM

    Miriam Horowitz, DVM

    Dr. Miriam Horowitz was born in Vermont. She lived in Hanover New Hampshire until she was five years old, when her family moved to San…

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  • Muhammad Harfoush, BVSc

    Muhammad Harfoush, BVSc

    Dr. Harfoush graduated from veterinary school from Alexandria University, Egypt. He obtained his ECFVG certificate in January 2014 where he did his clinical exam at TUFTS. He also…

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  • Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Dr. Nako Shinohara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2000.  She received her Doctor of…

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  • Natalie Koons, DVM

    Natalie Koons, DVM

    Dr. Koons grew up in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Missouri. Natalie received her BS in Biology from New York University where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa…

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  • Nicole Barrella, DVM, Practice limited to Critical Care

    Nicole Barrella, DVM, Practice limited to Critical Care

    Dr. Nicole Barrella graduated from Ross University in May 2012 after completing her clinical rotations at the University of Pennsylvania.  In June 2013, she completed…

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  • Nir Ben-Ari, DVM

    Nir Ben-Ari, DVM

    Dr. Ben-Ari grew up in the Metrowest area and after high school spent 3 years in the air force. He obtained his bachelors degree from…

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  • Rosa Yip, DVM

    Rosa Yip, DVM

    Dr. Yip is a native New Englander, having grown up in the suburbs outside of Boston. She believes her role as a veterinarian is to…

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  • Ruth McDevitt, DVM

    Ruth McDevitt, DVM

    Dr. Ruth McDevitt is originally from southeast Idaho. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Oregon, prior to attending Oregon State…

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  • Sara Cook, DVM

    Sara Cook, DVM

    A Massachusetts native, Dr. Cook completed her undergraduate studies at UMass Amherst and then studied veterinary medicine at Cornell University, graduating in 2008.  She went on…

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  • Sara Vitti, DVM

    Sara Vitti, DVM

    Dr. Sara Vitti grew up in Stow, Massachusetts and received her BS in Animal Science from the University of New Hampshire prior to attending Cummings…

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  • Shannon Moynahan, DVM

    Shannon Moynahan, DVM

    Dr. Shannon Moynahan received her Bachelors degree in Biology from Boston College. In 2015, she received her veterinary degree from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at…

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  • Sharmei Vicente, DVM

    Sharmei Vicente, DVM

    Sharmei Vicente received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.  She then completed a one year small animal rotating…

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  • Sheila Bennett, DVM

    Sheila Bennett, DVM

    Dr. Sheila Bennett was born and raised in Northern California until her family relocated to the Boston area.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in…

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  • Silvia Bernal, DVM

    Silvia Bernal, DVM

    Dr. Silvia Bernal graduated from the Tufts Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Dr. Bernal completed an internship in small animal medicine at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in East Greenwhich…

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  • Stephen McGrath, DVM

    Stephen McGrath, DVM

    Dr. Stephen McGrath received his DVM at the University of Wisconsin. He completed a 1 year rotating small animal medicine, surgery and emergency internship at…

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  • Susanne Szekely, DVM

    Susanne Szekely, DVM

    Dr. Susanne Szekely graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in 2009. In 2010 she completed a rotating surgical/internal medicine internship…

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  • Suzanne I. Rovan, DVM

    Suzanne I. Rovan, DVM

    Dr. Suzanne Rovan received her DVM from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her internship at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital. She…

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  • Suzanne Taylor, DVM

    Suzanne Taylor, DVM

    Dr. Suzanne Taylor completed her undergraduate training at Ithaca College. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Tufts University. She went on to complete…

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  • Tania A. Cames, DVM

    Tania A. Cames, DVM

    Dr. Tania Cames received her DVM from the University of Florida in 1998 and completed a rotating medical and surgical internship at Michigan State University…

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  • Whitney Fry, DVM

    Whitney Fry, DVM

    Dr. Whitney Fry received her veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University in 2014. She went on to complete a small animal rotating internship at Tufts…

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Ethos Veterinary Health (Click to expand)

  • G. Ames Prentiss

    G. Ames Prentiss

    Ames Prentiss, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for strategic business development and ensuring that the systems that IVG uses help promote organizational efficiency. He also…

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  • Lauren Parece

    Lauren Parece

    Lauren began her career with us in 2011 as a veterinary technician at Bulger Veterinary Hospital. Lauren’s passion for veterinary medicine and her background in engineering…

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  • Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

    Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

    Dr. Welch received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  He then went on to complete a one-year…

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  • Rachael Gillis

    Rachael Gillis

    Ms. Gillis joined the Ethos Veterinary Health Creative Marketing department in May 2017 as the summer intern. Following a very successful internship, Rachael continued to…

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  • Sommer Aweidah

    Sommer Aweidah

    Sommer Aweidah is responsible for marketing all the hospitals within the IVG network.  She is responsible for developing and implementing a communication strategy promoting IVG…

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  • Timothy H. Smith, DVM, MBA

    Timothy H. Smith, DVM, MBA

    Dr. Timothy Smith grew up in Rhode Island and attended Stonehill College receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1990.  After college he worked at…

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Exotics Animal Medicine (Click to expand)

  • Michael Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

    Michael Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

    Dr. Mike Corcoran is a 2008 graduate of Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally working as an emergency veterinarian, he transitioned to exotic…

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General Practice Veterinarians (Click to expand)

  • Amber L. Burns, DVM

    Amber L. Burns, DVM

    Dr. Amber Burns received her DVM from Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her internship at VCA Southshore Animal Hospital in South Weymouth,…

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  • Jessie Fix, DVM

    Jessie Fix, DVM

    Dr. Jessie Fix started as a veterinary technician and a volunteer at the New England Aquarium after graduating from the University of New Hampshire in…

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  • Julie E. Haller, DVM

    Julie E. Haller, DVM

    Dr. Julie Haller received her DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital. She joined InTown…

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  • Karen A.Belden, DVM

    Karen A.Belden, DVM

    Dr. Karen A. Belden received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She joined InTown Veterinary Group in 1991 as a companion animal…

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  • Krista M. Vernaleken, VMD

    Krista M. Vernaleken, VMD

    Dr. Krista Vernaleken received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.  She joined Bulger immediately after graduation.  Dr. Vernaleken works in both the…

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  • Kristine Demers, VMD

    Kristine Demers, VMD

    Dr. Kristine Demers grew up in North Reading, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from The College of New Jersey, in Pennington NJ….

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  • Libby Holman, DVM

    Libby Holman, DVM

    Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Holman grew up in Troy, Ohio before moving to New England.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Education at Bowdoin College…

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  • Lindsay Renzullo, DVM

    Lindsay Renzullo, DVM

    Dr. Lindsay Renzullo grew up locally in Melrose, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, then went on…

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  • Mary K. Letwin, DVM

    Mary K. Letwin, DVM

    Dr. Mary Letwin grew up in the southern Hudson Valley of NY.  She graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Animal Science and a…

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  • Melissa Miele, VMD

    Melissa Miele, VMD

    Dr. Melissa Miele received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery…

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  • Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

    Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

    Dr. Hornberger graduated Cornell Veterinary School in 2002.  He began working in the north shore, after graduating from school, as a small animal general practitioner….

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  • Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Dr. Nako Shinohara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2000.  She received her Doctor of…

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  • Rachel Russo, DVM

    Rachel Russo, DVM

    Dr. Rachel Russo was raised in Peabody, Massachusetts and knew since the age of 5 years old that she wanted to become a veterinarian.  She…

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  • Sheila Bennett, DVM

    Sheila Bennett, DVM

    Dr. Sheila Bennett was born and raised in Northern California until her family relocated to the Boston area.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in…

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Hospital Directors (Click to expand)

  • Butch (Harold) Bastiani

    Butch (Harold) Bastiani

    Butch Bastiani joined Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital as Hospital Director in January 2018. Prior to joining Capital District, Butch had nearly 20 years of management…

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  • Kristen Frank, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

    Kristen Frank, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

    Dr. Kristen Frank is originally from Fort Lauderdale, FL. She received her undergraduate degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation with honors from the University of…

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  • Kristi Cablay

    Kristi Cablay

    Kristi Cablay joined the IVG network of hospitals in 2008 to assume the role of Hospital Director for Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital. Kristi’s previous…

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  • Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

    Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

    Marissa joined Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty as Hospital Director in April of 2018. Her lifelong passion for extraordinary patient care and exceptional client…

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  • Stephen J. Isherwood

    Stephen J. Isherwood

    Stephen J. Isherwood joined Bulger Veterinary Hospital as Hospital Director in April 2011. Prior to joining IVG and Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Stephen spent 20 years…

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  • William Sullivan

    William Sullivan

    Bill Sullivan joined IVG as Hospital Director for Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital in 2013. Prior to IVG, Bill spent most of his career at Service Point/Charrette,…

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Hospital Managers (Click to expand)

  • Mariah Scanlon

    Mariah Scanlon

    Originally from Natick, MA Mariah attended Endicott College for her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. She is currently working on her MBA through Villanova…

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  • Suzanne Bullard

    Suzanne Bullard

    Suzanne joined the SAVES team in 2014 as a Client Care Supervisor.  In June of 2015, Suzanne was promoted to Hospital Service Manager where her…

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Hospital Services Managers (Click to expand)

  • Cat Ouellette, CVT

    Cat Ouellette, CVT

    Cat Ouellette started in the veterinary field in 1998 working in small animal practices where she gained experience and knowledge. She was eager to expand her…

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  • Claudia Peach

    Claudia Peach

    Claudia Peach joined the veterinary health profession in 2012. She received her Associates in Animal Science from Great Bay Community College in 2014. Throughout her schooling,…

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  • Giselle Trainor, CVT

    Giselle Trainor, CVT

    Giselle Trainor received her Bachelor of Science degree from Mount Ida College where she studied Veterinary Technology. Throughout her schooling Giselle worked in both general…

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  • Luanne Barry

    Luanne Barry

    Luanne Barry joined IVG in 2006 as the client service manager. Her background in operations and client relations management allowed her to implement a unified…

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  • Rachel Rawlinson

    Rachel Rawlinson

    Bio coming soon…

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  • Rebecca Waugaman

    Rebecca Waugaman

    Originally from New Hampshire, Rebecca earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Healthcare Administration from Stonehill College while simultaneously studying biology. Following graduation, she worked…

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Integrative Therapists (Click to expand)

  • Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Dr. Danielle Conway is a New England native who earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. With a strong interest…

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  • Elaine Ferrera, CVT, CCRA

    Elaine Ferrera, CVT, CCRA

    Elaine Ferrera received her Associate of Science from Mount Ida College where she studied Veterinary Technology. Upon completion of her degree in May of 1991…

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  • Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Dr. Nako Shinohara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2000.  She received her Doctor of…

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Internists (Click to expand)

  • Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM

    Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Annalisa Prahl is a native Minnesotan who now calls Massachusetts home. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Minnesota-Morris in…

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  • Dianne E. Phillips, DVM, DACVIM

    Dianne E. Phillips, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Phillips is originally from Nova Scotia, Canada. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology (with honors) from St. Francis Xavier University before pursing her…

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  • Faith Buckley, DVM, DACVIM

    Faith Buckley, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Faith Buckley received her undergraduate degree in biology from Boston University in 2003. After receiving her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the Tufts Cummings…

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  • Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

    Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Fiocchi received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College in 2004 and after working on environmental policy returned to school and ultimately receive a Doctorate…

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  • Heidi L. White, DVM, DACVIM

    Heidi L. White, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. White graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Norwalk…

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  • Karen L. Campbell, DVM, DACVIM

    Karen L. Campbell, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Campbell received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 1994. She completed an internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College on…

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  • Kenneth Palladino, DVM, (Practice Limited to Internal Medicine)

    Kenneth Palladino, DVM, (Practice Limited to Internal Medicine)

    Dr. Palladino received a Bachelor of Marine Science Biology from Southampton College of Long Island University. After working at a local animal hospital he elected…

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  • Marion D. Haber, DVM, DACVIM

    Marion D. Haber, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Haber received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.  She then went on to complete a small…

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  • Pedro Bento, DVM, DACVIM

    Pedro Bento, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Bento was born and raised on the Southwest coast of Portugal. He obtained his DVM and Master’s degree in 2008 from Escola Universitaria Vasco…

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  • Rachel Cooper, DVM, DACVIM

    Rachel Cooper, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Cooper received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Tufts University, and then went on to receive a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University…

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  • Tonya E. Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM

    Tonya E. Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Tonya E. Boyle Brown, a graduate of Colby College, grew up in the southern Maine and Seacoast area.  She was awarded her Doctorate of…

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Learning & Development Team (Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

    Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Beth Eisenberg received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She completed a small animal…

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  • Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

    Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)

    Ed Carlson has held multiple positions with the IVG network of hospitals since joining the organization in 2001. These positions have included Veterinary Technician in…

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  • Jana-Pilar Gabarro

    Jana-Pilar Gabarro

    Jana Gabarro received her MBA from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics in 2005.  She has spent her career working in Medicine and Education,…

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  • Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

    Patrick M. Welch, DVM, DACVO, MBA

    Dr. Welch received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.  He then went on to complete a one-year…

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Licensed Practitioners (Click to expand)

  • Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Dr. Danielle Conway is a New England native who earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. With a strong interest…

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  • Holly MacLea, DVM, MS, Practice Limited to Cardiology

    Holly MacLea, DVM, MS, Practice Limited to Cardiology

    Dr. Holly MacLea is a native of Pottsville, Pennsylvania.  She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire in 2000.  She spent several…

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  • Ingrid Bredas, PT, CCRT

    Ingrid Bredas, PT, CCRT

    Ingrid Bredas graduated with honors of HEI Academy’s master’s program in Physical Therapy in Belgium. Following her master’s program she worked at a renowned private hospital in…

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  • Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Dr. Powers received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Ross University in 1999.  After completing an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Purdue University,…

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  • Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Nako Shinohara, DVM, CVA

    Dr. Nako Shinohara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2000.  She received her Doctor of…

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  • Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Dr. Bliss received his DVM degree from Cornell University in 1996.  Following a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at North Carolina…

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Neurologists (Click to expand)

  • Bronwyn Riggs, VMD, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Bronwyn Riggs, VMD, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Dr. Riggs is originally from the South Shore of Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Smith College before pursuing her veterinary degree…

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  • Gena M. Silver, MS, DVM, Dip ACVIM (Neurology)

    Gena M. Silver, MS, DVM, Dip ACVIM (Neurology)

    Dr. Silver has been with IVG hospitals since the opening of Mass Vet in 2000, developing the neurology service from the ground up.  She is…

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  • Mark T. Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Mark T. Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Dr. Troxel is a board-certified veterinary neurologist at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital in Woburn, MA. He obtained his veterinary degree from Iowa State University in…

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Oncologist (Click to expand)

  • Kelvin Kow, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Kelvin Kow, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Dr. Kow completed a degree in molecular biology in 1997 at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and spent 2 years as a research scientist…

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  • Mitchell Kaye, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Mitchell Kaye, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Dr. Kaye was born in New Jersey but grew up in different parts of the South. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the…

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Ophthalmologists (Click to expand)

  • Alison Clode, DVM, DACVO

    Alison Clode, DVM, DACVO

    Dr. Alison Clode is a native of Spokane, Washington, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.  She obtained…

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  • Nancy B. Cottrill, DVM, MS, DACVO

    Nancy B. Cottrill, DVM, MS, DACVO

    Dr. Cottrill obtained her BS from Michigan State University in 1981. In 1983 she acquired her DVM. In 1986 Dr. Cottrill completed her residency at…

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  • Nick Cassotis, DVM, DACVO

    Nick Cassotis, DVM, DACVO

    Dr. Cassotis graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1993. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University in…

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  • Ruth M. Marrion, DVM, DACVO, PhD

    Ruth M. Marrion, DVM, DACVO, PhD

    Dr. Ruth Marrion is a native of East Lyme, Connecticut.  She graduated from Penn State University, then completed her DVM degree at the University of…

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Physical Therapists and Rehabilitationists (Click to expand)

  • Ingrid Bredas, PT, CCRT

    Ingrid Bredas, PT, CCRT

    Ingrid Bredas graduated with honors of HEI Academy’s master’s program in Physical Therapy in Belgium. Following her master’s program she worked at a renowned private hospital in…

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  • Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Dr. Powers received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Ross University in 1999.  After completing an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Purdue University,…

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  • Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Dr. Bliss received his DVM degree from Cornell University in 1996.  Following a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at North Carolina…

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Radiologists (Click to expand)

  • Amanda Masciarelli, DVM, DACVR

    Amanda Masciarelli, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Masciarelli grew up in southern Maine. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Animal Science – Pre Veterinary Medicine,…

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  • David M. Schmidt, DVM, DACVR

    David M. Schmidt, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Schmidt graduated from the University of California at Davis with a degree in Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology. He then attended veterinary school at…

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  • Jennifer O’Sullivan Brisson, DVM, DACVR

    Jennifer O’Sullivan Brisson, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Brisson received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with thesis, from Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed a one year…

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  • Mason Holland, VMD, DACVR

    Mason Holland, VMD, DACVR

    Dr. Holland graduated with honors from Virginia Tech with a degree in Biology.  In 1999 he received his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania…

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  • Meghan A. Fleming, DVM, DACVR

    Meghan A. Fleming, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Fleming graduated from Northeastern University. She then attended veterinary school at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts….

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  • Nedra L. Wilson, BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVR

    Nedra L. Wilson, BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVR

    Dr. Wilson graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY with a B.S. in Animal Science. She then worked as a research technician and lab manager…

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  • Tonya C. Tromblee, DVM, MS, DACVR

    Tonya C. Tromblee, DVM, MS, DACVR

    Dr. Tromblee earned her veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University in 2001. Following veterinary school, she completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and…

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Rehabilitation (Click to expand)

  • Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Dr. Danielle Conway is a New England native who earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. With a strong interest…

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  • Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

    Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

    Dr. Hornberger graduated Cornell Veterinary School in 2002.  He began working in the north shore, after graduating from school, as a small animal general practitioner….

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Senior Veterinary Associate (Click to expand)

  • Katrina Abell, DVM

    Katrina Abell, DVM

    Dr Katrina Abell grew up in the beautiful state of Maine. She completed her undergraduate training at Tufts University in Somerville, Massachusetts where she earned her…

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  • Susanne Szekely, DVM

    Susanne Szekely, DVM

    Dr. Susanne Szekely graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in 2009. In 2010 she completed a rotating surgical/internal medicine internship…

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Social Worker (Click to expand)

  • Christina Stephens-Malloy, LCSW

    Christina Stephens-Malloy, LCSW

    Originally from New York, Christina moved to Massachusetts in 2008 where she studied biology and marine science at Boston University. After graduating, she worked in…

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Specialists (Click to expand)

  • Alison Clode, DVM, DACVO

    Alison Clode, DVM, DACVO

    Dr. Alison Clode is a native of Spokane, Washington, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.  She obtained…

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  • Amanda Masciarelli, DVM, DACVR

    Amanda Masciarelli, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Masciarelli grew up in southern Maine. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Animal Science – Pre Veterinary Medicine,…

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  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM

    Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Annalisa Prahl is a native Minnesotan who now calls Massachusetts home. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Minnesota-Morris in…

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  • Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

    Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Beth Eisenberg received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She completed a small animal…

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  • Bronwyn Riggs, VMD, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Bronwyn Riggs, VMD, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Dr. Riggs is originally from the South Shore of Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Smith College before pursuing her veterinary degree…

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  • Christine Zewe, DVM, DACVD

    Christine Zewe, DVM, DACVD

    Originally from Texas, Dr. Zewe received her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. She then attended Louisiana State University, where…

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  • Daniel Frem, MEM, DVM, DACVS-SA

    Daniel Frem, MEM, DVM, DACVS-SA

    Dr. Daniel Frem completed his undergraduate studies in Engineering at Dartmouth College and earned a Master of Engineering Management from the Thayer School of Engineering…

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  • Danielle Thomas, DVM, DACVECC

    Danielle Thomas, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Danielle Thomas received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College and her veterinary degree from Virginia Tech. She then completed a small animal rotating internship,…

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  • David M. Schmidt, DVM, DACVR

    David M. Schmidt, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Schmidt graduated from the University of California at Davis with a degree in Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology. He then attended veterinary school at…

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  • Dianne E. Phillips, DVM, DACVIM

    Dianne E. Phillips, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Phillips is originally from Nova Scotia, Canada. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology (with honors) from St. Francis Xavier University before pursing her…

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  • Faith Buckley, DVM, DACVIM

    Faith Buckley, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Faith Buckley received her undergraduate degree in biology from Boston University in 2003. After receiving her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the Tufts Cummings…

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  • Gena M. Silver, MS, DVM, Dip ACVIM (Neurology)

    Gena M. Silver, MS, DVM, Dip ACVIM (Neurology)

    Dr. Silver has been with IVG hospitals since the opening of Mass Vet in 2000, developing the neurology service from the ground up.  She is…

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  • Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

    Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Fiocchi received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College in 2004 and after working on environmental policy returned to school and ultimately receive a Doctorate…

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  • Heather A. Kridel, DVM, DACVP (Clinical)

    Heather A. Kridel, DVM, DACVP (Clinical)

    Dr. Kridel graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a degree in Animal Sciences, she then continued her education at the University of…

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  • Heidi L. White, DVM, DACVIM

    Heidi L. White, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. White graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Norwalk…

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  • Ivan Sosa Samper, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    Ivan Sosa Samper, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    Dr. Sosa received his DVM at the University of Zaragoza in Spain, in 2007. He then went on to complete a small animal rotating internship…

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  • Jennifer O’Sullivan Brisson, DVM, DACVR

    Jennifer O’Sullivan Brisson, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Brisson received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with thesis, from Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed a one year…

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  • Joel Alsup, DVM, DACVS

    Joel Alsup, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Alsup graduated with his DVM from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at West LA…

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  • John MacGregor, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    John MacGregor, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

    Dr. MacGregor received his DVM from Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998.  In 1999, he completed an Emergency and Critical Care internship at…

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  • Karen F. Pastor, DVM, DACVS

    Karen F. Pastor, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Pastor received her veterinary degree from Tufts University in 1992. She completed a one-year rotating internship in medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical…

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  • Karen L. Campbell, DVM, DACVIM

    Karen L. Campbell, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Campbell received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 1994. She completed an internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College on…

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  • Kelvin Kow, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Kelvin Kow, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Dr. Kow completed a degree in molecular biology in 1997 at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and spent 2 years as a research scientist…

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  • Kenneth Palladino, DVM, (Practice Limited to Internal Medicine)

    Kenneth Palladino, DVM, (Practice Limited to Internal Medicine)

    Dr. Palladino received a Bachelor of Marine Science Biology from Southampton College of Long Island University. After working at a local animal hospital he elected…

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  • Lauren Duffee, VMD, DACVAA

    Lauren Duffee, VMD, DACVAA

    Dr. Lauren Duffee graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a degree in Biology and Biochemistry. Dr. Duffee received her veterinary degree from…

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  • Lauren L. Blaeser, DVM, DACVS

    Lauren L. Blaeser, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Lauren Blaeser was born and raised in Boxford, MA. After graduating with honors from Masconomet High School she successfully pursued a Bachelor’s degree in…

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  • Marion D. Haber, DVM, DACVIM

    Marion D. Haber, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Haber received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.  She then went on to complete a small…

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  • Mark T. Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Mark T. Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

    Dr. Troxel is a board-certified veterinary neurologist at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital in Woburn, MA. He obtained his veterinary degree from Iowa State University in…

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  • Mason Holland, VMD, DACVR

    Mason Holland, VMD, DACVR

    Dr. Holland graduated with honors from Virginia Tech with a degree in Biology.  In 1999 he received his veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania…

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  • Meghan A. Fleming, DVM, DACVR

    Meghan A. Fleming, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Fleming graduated from Northeastern University. She then attended veterinary school at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts….

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  • Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Dr. Powers received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Ross University in 1999.  After completing an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Purdue University,…

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  • Mitchell Kaye, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Mitchell Kaye, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

    Dr. Kaye was born in New Jersey but grew up in different parts of the South. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the…

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  • Muhammad Harfoush, BVSc

    Muhammad Harfoush, BVSc

    Dr. Harfoush graduated from veterinary school from Alexandria University, Egypt. He obtained his ECFVG certificate in January 2014 where he did his clinical exam at TUFTS. He also…

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  • Nancy B. Cottrill, DVM, MS, DACVO

    Nancy B. Cottrill, DVM, MS, DACVO

    Dr. Cottrill obtained her BS from Michigan State University in 1981. In 1983 she acquired her DVM. In 1986 Dr. Cottrill completed her residency at…

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  • Nedra L. Wilson, BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVR

    Nedra L. Wilson, BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVR

    Dr. Wilson graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY with a B.S. in Animal Science. She then worked as a research technician and lab manager…

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  • Nick Cassotis, DVM, DACVO

    Nick Cassotis, DVM, DACVO

    Dr. Cassotis graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1993. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University in…

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  • Nicole Amato, DVM, DACVS

    Nicole Amato, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Nicole Amato is a graduate of Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Her clinical training began as an small animal rotating…

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  • Nicole Barrella, DVM, Practice limited to Critical Care

    Nicole Barrella, DVM, Practice limited to Critical Care

    Dr. Nicole Barrella graduated from Ross University in May 2012 after completing her clinical rotations at the University of Pennsylvania.  In June 2013, she completed…

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  • Pedro Bento, DVM, DACVIM

    Pedro Bento, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Bento was born and raised on the Southwest coast of Portugal. He obtained his DVM and Master’s degree in 2008 from Escola Universitaria Vasco…

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  • Rachel Cooper, DVM, DACVIM

    Rachel Cooper, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Cooper received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Tufts University, and then went on to receive a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University…

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  • Rebecca Davies, DVM, DACVECC

    Rebecca Davies, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Rebecca Davies received her veterinary degree from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2011, followed by completion of a small…

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  • Rickard Kohler, DVM, DACVS

    Rickard Kohler, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Kohler earned his veterinary degree in 2010 from St. Georges University. He worked as an emergency veterinarian at Helsingborg’s Regional Animal Hospital from 2010-2011…

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  • Robert B. Hillman, DVM, MS, DACVS

    Robert B. Hillman, DVM, MS, DACVS

    Dr. Hillman earned his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2002.  After completing a one-year rotating medicine and surgery internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital…

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  • Ruth M. Marrion, DVM, DACVO, PhD

    Ruth M. Marrion, DVM, DACVO, PhD

    Dr. Ruth Marrion is a native of East Lyme, Connecticut.  She graduated from Penn State University, then completed her DVM degree at the University of…

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  • Samuel Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

    Samuel Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Sam Stewart is originally from the Hudson Valley region of upstate New York. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Binghamton University in…

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  • Sarah E. Allen, DVM, DACVECC

    Sarah E. Allen, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Sarah Allen received her DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and completed a rotating small animal internship at VCA-South Shore…

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  • Scott Taylor, BVSc, DACVECC

    Scott Taylor, BVSc, DACVECC

    Dr. Scott Taylor received his veterinary degree from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Dr Taylor pursued work in General Practice in Australia, Hong…

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  • Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC

    Shelley Smith, DVM, DACVECC

    Dr. Shelley Smith received her degree in veterinary medicine from Tufts University in 2007. After graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship at Angell Animal…

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  • Stephanie Fissekis, DVM, DACVAA

    Stephanie Fissekis, DVM, DACVAA

    Dr. Stephanie Fissekis completed her DVM degree at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and passed her ACVAA board exam in 2017. Before…

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  • Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Dr. Bliss received his DVM degree from Cornell University in 1996.  Following a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at North Carolina…

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  • Tonya C. Tromblee, DVM, MS, DACVR

    Tonya C. Tromblee, DVM, MS, DACVR

    Dr. Tromblee earned her veterinary degree from Oklahoma State University in 2001. Following veterinary school, she completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and…

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  • Tonya E. Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM

    Tonya E. Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM

    Dr. Tonya E. Boyle Brown, a graduate of Colby College, grew up in the southern Maine and Seacoast area.  She was awarded her Doctorate of…

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  • Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Dr. Danielle Conway is a New England native who earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. With a strong interest…

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Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists (Click to expand)

  • Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVAA, CCRP, DACVSMR

    Dr. Looney graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. She spent a year in private practice, then returned to Cornell’s small animal…

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  • Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Dr. Powers received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Ross University in 1999.  After completing an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Purdue University,…

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  • Elaine Ferrera, CVT, CCRA

    Elaine Ferrera, CVT, CCRA

    Elaine Ferrera received her Associate of Science from Mount Ida College where she studied Veterinary Technology. Upon completion of her degree in May of 1991…

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  • Daniel Frem, MEM, DVM, DACVS-SA

    Daniel Frem, MEM, DVM, DACVS-SA

    Dr. Daniel Frem completed his undergraduate studies in Engineering at Dartmouth College and earned a Master of Engineering Management from the Thayer School of Engineering…

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  • Joel Alsup, DVM, DACVS

    Joel Alsup, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Alsup graduated with his DVM from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at West LA…

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  • Karen F. Pastor, DVM, DACVS

    Karen F. Pastor, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Pastor received her veterinary degree from Tufts University in 1992. She completed a one-year rotating internship in medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical…

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  • Lauren L. Blaeser, DVM, DACVS

    Lauren L. Blaeser, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Lauren Blaeser was born and raised in Boxford, MA. After graduating with honors from Masconomet High School she successfully pursued a Bachelor’s degree in…

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  • Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

    Dr. Powers received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Ross University in 1999.  After completing an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Purdue University,…

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  • Nicole Amato, DVM, DACVS

    Nicole Amato, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Nicole Amato is a graduate of Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Her clinical training began as an small animal rotating…

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  • Rickard Kohler, DVM, DACVS

    Rickard Kohler, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Kohler earned his veterinary degree in 2010 from St. Georges University. He worked as an emergency veterinarian at Helsingborg’s Regional Animal Hospital from 2010-2011…

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  • Robert B. Hillman, DVM, MS, DACVS

    Robert B. Hillman, DVM, MS, DACVS

    Dr. Hillman earned his veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2002.  After completing a one-year rotating medicine and surgery internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital…

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  • Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Stuart Bliss, DVM, PhD, DACVS, CCRP

    Dr. Bliss received his DVM degree from Cornell University in 1996.  Following a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at North Carolina…

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  • Elaine Ferrera, CVT, CCRA

    Elaine Ferrera, CVT, CCRA

    Elaine Ferrera received her Associate of Science from Mount Ida College where she studied Veterinary Technology. Upon completion of her degree in May of 1991…

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  • Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

    Dr. Danielle Conway is a New England native who earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. With a strong interest…

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