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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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 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 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.
Ashlie started at RRVH in 2015 bringing her 3 years of veterinary experience to the team. Ashlie has always known that she has wanted a career in the animal field and her caring nature made being in the veterinary health field a natural fit. She is called Mom by her 2 dogs Obie and Shelby and 2 cats Binx and Bently. In her free time you may find her 4 wheeling in the snow or mud.
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.
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 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 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.