Angell Hires Full-Time Anesthesiologist and Weekend Internal Medicine Specialist

January 13, 2012

Boston, Mass., Jan. 13, 2012 – The Angell Animal Medical Center announced today the addition of two new members to its world-class medical team.  Jeff Wilson, DVM, DACVA—who is board certified in anesthesiology —will administer and oversee local and regional anesthesia across Angell’s many specialty services.  Kirstin Johnson, DVM, DACVIM, specializes in internal medicine and will see patients on a Friday-to-Monday schedule, significantly extending weekend appointment opportunities for Angell clients.

 

Dr. Wilson joins Angell from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine.  He has a special interest and expertise in local and regional anesthetic techniques such as epidural and nerve block procedures, which have been shown to decrease recovery times after surgeries and other procedures.  The addition of Dr. Wilson makes Angell one of the only full-service animal hospitals in Massachusetts with a board-certified anesthesiologist working with patients across cardiology, pain medicine, dentistry, surgery and other specialty services.

 

Dr. Johnson completed her residency in small animal internal medicine at Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009.  She joins Angell after working at a specialty hospital in Westbury, New York.  Her areas of clinical expertise include laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures as well as immune-related, respiratory and renal disease. 

 

“Adding Drs. Wilson and Johnson to our team is a tremendous coup for Angell Animal Medical Center and the community we serve,” said Ann Marie Manning, Angell’s Chief of Staff.  “Both Jeff and Kirstin bring a wealth of experience that will strengthen our services immeasurably while ensuring clients and referring veterinarians have access to the most contemporary treatments available in veterinary science today.”

 

For more information about Angell Animal Medical Center, including the newly expanded weekend appointment schedule, click www.angell.org.

 

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Angell Animal Medical Center cares for more than 50,000 animals a year and is one of the most acclaimed veterinary practices in the country. Angell has 67 doctors and an experienced support staff who work as a team to ensure high quality general wellness, emergency and specialty care. With 31 board-certified specialists and technology that includes an MRI specifically designed for animals, Angell is committed to providing a broad range of specialized expertise and experience, but delivers this care with one-on-one compassion that animals and their owners deserve. Angell is open for emergencies 24 hours of every day of the year, and offers night and weekend appointments with our specialty services.