Richard D. Lindsay, DVM
It is with heavy hearts that we share with you a great loss to the Andover Animal Hospital family. Dr. Richard Lindsay, our founder, has passed away at the age of 88.
Dr. Lindsay was a devoted family man, and husband to his beloved wife Betty. He dedicated his life to helping animals and was passionate about giving back to the community. His generosity of spirit and love of teaching made him a mentor to all who were fortunate enough to work with him.
Hamilton Lincoln III, 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. 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 with her husband David and their beloved dogs Syda and Jed.
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 cross Watson.
Cheryl Faso, DVM
Dr. Cheryl Faso joined our practice in July, 2018. She was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and attended the University of Guelph where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. After following her passion for veterinary medicine as an overnight ER technician, Dr. Faso continued her journey to become a veterinarian. She received her DVM at the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island. Following graduation, Dr. Faso completed an internship at the Ontario Veterinary College. Now Dr. Faso resides in Massachusetts where lives with her partner and their pets. She enjoys hockey, hiking and reading in her spare time.
Max Manse, DVM
Dr. Max Manse was born in Newton, Massachusetts and spent the majority of his life growing up in Wellesley. After high school he went on to study Pre-Veterinary Medicine at the University of Delaware and then moved across the country to attend University of California, Davis for veterinary school. He always felt that New England was home and even sunny California could not keep him away.
Dr. Manse has a variety of interests including surgery, acupuncture, and reproductive medicine. He recently completed his certification in acupuncture and hopes to integrate his skills to our hospital, providing owners and patients with an alternative treatment compared to the traditional methods. He will see and treat any animal that comes through the door, make sure to give him a warm welcome next time you come by!
Chris Autieri, VMD
Dr. Autieri graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. He then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA. He has worked in small animal practices in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and worked as a research fellow at the Division of Comparative Medicine at MIT. Outside of work Dr. Autieri enjoys spending his time in the great outdoors, camping, kayaking and hiking, and is an avid woodsman.
Mechela Carnevale, DVM
Dr. Carnevale grew up just outside of Philadelphia in a large Italian family. She received her B.S. in Biology from Saint Joseph’s University before attending Tufts Veterinary School.
Dr. Carnevale loves working with all animals including our avian and exotic species, however, she is especially passionate about the health and welfare of brachycephalic (squish-faced) pets like pugs, Frenchies, and Persian cats.
When not working, she enjoys cooking, exercising, and cheering on her Philly sports teams.
Samantha Kessler, DVM
Dr. Kessler was born and raised in Massachusetts. She attended undergrad at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, where she studied Biology and Environmental Chemistry. From there, she followed her dream of exploring the Rocky Mountains and attended veterinary school at Colorado State University. Even the Rockies couldn’t keep her from returning to the coastline. Dr. Kessler has participated in numerous veterinary access clinics across the country, from rural Arizona to rural Alaska, and hopes to continue giving back to communities in need in her spare time. She also comes with a passion for avian and exotic animal medicine, having worked at various wildlife centers and zoos over the years, and can’t wait to treat your non-traditional pets. Dr. Kessler approaches every animal with compassion and loves putting her Fear Free Certification to use – hoping to make each visit less stressful for her patients.
Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, teaching her dog Bodie new tricks, and exploring new places.