Meet Our Team

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Tracie Fountas
Owner/ Veterinarian

Dr. Tracie (Rundle) Fountas has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1999. The most rewarding part of her career is experiencing the bond between her clients and their pets. To her, being a vet is about more than just medicine and surgery, it is about family. Building that relationship is so important to her, and she knows that to do so, she must go above and beyond what medicine can provide. Her veterinary interests include dermatology, internal medicine
Born and raised in New Brunswick, Canada she relocated to Prince Edward Island and earned her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Atlantic Veterinary College with honors. Following graduation she moved to Massachusetts and worked at 2 multi doctor practices. Next she accepted a chief of staff position to a corporate hospital in New Hampshire before opening River Road Veterinary Hospital in 2008. She has been members of both American Veterinary Association and The Veterinary Information Network since 1999.
Drs. Fountas have 4 dogs. BoBo, a miniature Dachshund rescue, now 9 and the inspiration for our hospital logo. Ehlers, an American foxhound cross from Alabama, is 7 yrs old. Bromley and Brix ,a miniature Dachshund and Weimaraner respectively, are both 2 years of age. When she is not working with pets she enjoys gardening, cooking, woodworking and photography.
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Dr George Fountas
Owner/ Veterinarian

Dr. George Fountas is a New England native where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University School in 1996. He has worked at multi doctor hospitals in both Andover and North Andover, as well as being Chief of Staff at a corporately owned hospital in New Hampshire.
His dedication to compassionate veterinary medicine is why he was one of the driving forces behind opening River Road Veterinary Hospital in 2008.
His medical interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, dental care and exotic pets and is committed to keeping current with the ever changing veterinary profession. He has been a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association for the past 19 years and is also a member of the Massachusetts Veterinary Association.
Hobbies and interests include sailing, bee keeping and reading. He is also a member of the Andover/North Andover Masters swim team.

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Dr Geoff Clark
Board Certified Surgeon

Dr. Geoff Clark is a board certified surgeon who routinely visits our hospital as needed, to preform orthopedic and complicated soft tissue surgeries. He completed his undergraduate work at University California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Then, after completing his residency at Tufts University of Veterinary Medicine and passing the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) examinations, he worked as staff surgeon at 2 veterinary hospitals until 1999 when he started Veterinary Surgery of New England, a mobile surgical referral practiced now based in Dover NH. He has provided on site orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries for over 100 veterinary hospitals in NH, Ma and Me. In addition he has publishes numerous scientific papers on a variety of surgical topics, been a contributing author to four veterinary textbooks and has been an invited speaker at more than 70 veterinary meetings.
Dr Clark resides in Durham NH with his wife Mary and teenage daughters Olivia and Juliet. Their home is shared with 2 cats named Simba and Apollo, an English Setter, Willow, yellow lab ,Mabel, and Francis the wonder pug.

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Pet Nurse Team

Michelle Lovell, CVT
Pet Nurse Director

Michelle graduated from the Unviersity of Cincinnati in 2003 receiving her Certified Veterinary Technician degree. Her duties as pet nurse director including monitoring and caring for patients while under our care, along with nutritional counseling, educating pet parents on preventative health care and dental prophylaxis procedures. Originally from New York, she now resides in Londonderry, NH with her husband and their 2 daughters.

Julie Ratte
Senior Pet Nurse

Julie joined our team in early 2013. She attended North Shore Community College and graduated with her Veterinary Technician Degree. She shares her home in Lawrence with her 3 pets Sasha, Indy and Jessie. In her free time she is a water sports enthusiast and enjoys 4 wheeling as well as spending time with family.

Ashley Noel
Senior Pet Nurse

Ashley joined our family in 2015. She brings 11 years of veterinary nursing experience in general practice, surgery and emergency medicine. She enjoys painting, reading and spending time with family including her boyfriend AJ and her kitty Dinozzo.

Kiley Hunt
Pet Nurse

Kiley graduated with her associates degree in veterinary technician degree and animal science.

Nicolette Moriarty
Pet Nurse Assistant

Nicolette joined the RRVH family in 2017 bringing with her 2 years of prior animal hospital and veterinary experience. . She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences from the University of Bridgeport in 2015. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and with her family and 3 yr old Yorkiepoo, Ellie.


Client Service Team

Alexis Colon
Client Service Representative

Alexis started working as a client services representative in 2016 and her shining personality has been welcoming clients and pets ever since. She shares her home with her family and her 2 dogs. Her hobbies include.

Kadir Henriquez
Client Service Representative

Kadir joined our front desk family in 2017. Although she is preparing to be a 1st grade school teacher, we are lucky enough to have her at RRVH during her studies. Our resident foodie:) her favorite food is salmon. She shares her home with her 2 pets, Jak who will be 9, July 4th and one Betta Fish, Strawberry. Her bucket list includes being owned by a great dane and a french bulldog. Another random fact about Kadir... her avorite ocean animal- Hawaiian green sea turtle

Michelle Mastrullo
Client Service Representative

Michelle joined our team in 2017 bringing with her 10 years of veterinary client service experience. Her sparkling personality is a great addition to our team. She is a friendly first face for clients and pets coming through the door. Her love of pets is apparent as her hobbies include spending time with her fiancé, 3 dogs and 2 cats.