Meet the Doctors
RICHARD D. LINDSAY, DVM
Dr. Lindsay is a 1954 graduate of MSU. He is retired in that he no longer sees clients, but can still be found daily in the hospital consulting with medical cases or fixing broken pipes. He also maintains a strong presence in the community, working in support of many local organizations.
Kimberly Wadsworth, DVM
Dr. Wadsworth joined our hospital in August 2007. She grew up in New York State, so that makes her a hard core Yankees fan (but we try not to hold that against her). She obtained her degree in Animal Science at the University of Vermont, in Burlington, Vermont in 1986 and earned her DVM degree at Cornell in 1990. She spent the next two years working in a mixed animal practice in Cobleskill, N.Y. With a desire to be near the ocean, she moved to North Dartmouth, MA in 1992 and joined a small animal hospital where she spent the next 15 years. Now that she has joined our group, she is very excited to pursue her interests in preventative medicine, dentistry, neurology, ophthalmology, and teaching.
Hamilton Lincoln, VMD
Dr. Lincoln grew up in central Massachusetts. He attended the University of Massachusetts, receiving a BS in zoology. After working in research for a few years, he attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1998. He has a special interest in medicine and surgery of avian and exotic species. He joined us in January 2001. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife and three sons. For pets, he currently has a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, three cats, and two guinea pigs.
Jasmin Keramaty, DVM
Jasmin Keramaty joined the Andover Animal Hospital team in 2003 after graduating from the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to veterinary school, Jasmin received her BA in Biology from Skidmore College, and spent several years as a research assistant working with birds in Alaska, San Francisco, and Australia. Jasmin has a special interest in preventative medicine, surgery, dentistry, and behavior. She particularly enjoys working with owners to help them maximize the health and quality of life of their animal companions. Jasmin and her husband, Paul, have two sons, Owen and Callum, a dog, Timber, and a cat named Arnold. When she is not at work, Jasmin enjoys gardening, running, reading, and volunteering at her children's school.
Jessica Clay, DVM
Dr. Clay comes to us from New York City. However, she has spent many years here in Massachusetts as an undergraduate, receiving her B.S. in animal science at The University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She received her DVM in September 2006 from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. Her fourth year was completed at Louisiana State University. Dr. Clay has particular interest in avian and exotic medicine, which she has spent some time studying in Africa and at the L.A. Zoo. She now lives in South Boston, MA with her husband David, their beloved Dog, Syda, and their beautiful bird Ophelia.
Katie Faris, VMD
Dr. Faris joined us in June 2005. She practiced in both Vermont and Maryland before arriving at Andover Animal Hospital. Katie has a very diverse background, as she was born in Wales and attended high school in Namibia. After graduating from high school, she moved to the US where she attended college in Utah. She finished her B.S. and M.S. at Utah State University before attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2001. In Vermont, she was a mixed-animal practitioner, in the spirit of James Herriot, taking care of cats, dogs, cows, horses, goats, sheep, and wildlife. She then moved to Maryland to an exclusively small animal practice north of Baltimore. In her spare time, her interests include marathons, triathlon, hiking biking, gardening, and skiing. She and her husband, Jason, have 3 young children that keep them busy. They also have 2 more “kids”, Tia (an energetic Border Collie), and Boca (a lovable grey cat).
Sarah Levine, VMD
Dr. Levine joins us from Pennsylvania. She got her BS from the University of Delaware, and then went to Vet school at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, she moved up to Massachusetts and currently lives with her husband and their Lab/Border Collie mix, Bagheera.
Dr. Joanna Lerner
Dr Lerner grew up in Andover, MA and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where she obtained her DVM in 2012. Her clinical year was completed at the University of Florida. Dr Lerner has a special interest in Dentistry and Exotic medicine and has been in practice for 3 years. She and her husband, Jeremy, live with their two dogs, Spongy and Gracie, and their cat, Sebastian.
Dr. Rachel Orlowski
Dr. Rachel Orlowski joined us in late 2016. She's a local, growing up in West Peabody, MA. She completed a Bachelors of Science in pre-veterinary medicine and animal science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2012. She then moved on to finish her studies at the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She joins us from a practice in Vermont where she spent time practicing emergency medicine. Dr. Orlowski has a special interest in neurology, emergency medicine and surgery. When she's not taking care of our furry friends, Dr. Orlowski enjoys spending time outdoors, riding her horse, winter sports and hiking with her dogs.
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