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Meet The Cardiology Team

Katie Hogan, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Hogan is a board-certified cardiologist who completed her cardiology residency at Angell in 2017. Dr. Hogan has a strong interest in interventional cardiology and continues to pursue further training for advanced methods in the diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease. She performs various interventional catheterization procedures, including PDA repair, balloon valvuloplasty, and pacemaker implantation. She works closely with other specialists to further advance the interventional radiology program at Angell. Her clinical interests also include feline heart disease, especially prevention of thromboembolic diseases, exotic animal cardiology, and arrhythmia management.

University of Florida, DVM, 2013

Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Rotating Internship, 2013-2014
Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Cardiology Residency 2014-2017

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology), 2017

Rebecca L. Malakoff DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Malakoff is part-time at Angell as an independent, visiting cardiologist and therefore limited to treating patients who are under the care of another Angell doctor.

Dr. Malakoff is a board-certified cardiologist and Massachusetts native who worked at Angell AMC for over 15 years. After graduating from veterinary school at North Carolina State University, she trained at Angell both as an intern and cardiology resident, and went on to serve as the director of the cardiology residency program. Dr. Malakoff is happy to focus her practice on the medical management of various cardiac diseases in pets. This includes diagnostic testing such as echocardiograms and electrocardiograms, for both outpatients and hospitalized patients in need of consultation.

North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2000

Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Residency in Cardiology, 2001-2003
Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2000-2001

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology), 2004

Michelle Oranges, DVM

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, DVM, 2018

Angell Animal Medical Center, Cardiology Resident, 2020-2023
VCA Animal Specialty and Emergency Center, Cardiology Internship, 2019-2020
Angell Animal Medical Center, Internship, 2018-2019

Elizabeth Wiley, DVM

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, DVM, 2018

Angell Animal Medical Center, Cardiology Resident, 2019-2022
North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Rotating Internship, 2018-2019

Joseph Zarin, DVM

Dr. Zarin is a California native and graduated from veterinary school from UC Davis in 2016. He went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery in 2017 at the University of Georgia. He then moved to Boston where he completed an emergency and critical care internship at a veterinary referral hospital north of Boston in 2018. Dr. Zarin enjoys all parts of cardiology, particularly ECGs. When he is not at the hospital, Dr. Zarin enjoys cycling, learning how to sail, and exploring music. He shares his home with Chimothy, a 13-year-old terrier mix.

University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2016

Angell Animal Medical Center, Residency in Cardiology, 2018-2021
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Internship in Emergency and Critical Care, 2017-2018
University of Georgia, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2016-2017

Julie Coen, Cardiology Assistant

Julie graduated from Florida Institute of Technology in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, concentration in animal behavior, and a minor in biology. Her professional career began at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, FL where she was able to work with a variety of species- her favorite animal being a pygmy goat named Ferdinand. The birth of her niece brought her back home to Massachusetts, and ultimately, to Angell. Julie worked in Inpatient and CCU as an attendant for almost a year. She enjoyed working in a fast-paced environment, and the uncertainty of the next case that would come through the door. Following a brief time away from Angell to work as an animal control officer, Julie was very excited to return to Angell as a member of the Cardiology Team. On her days off, Julie enjoys watching the Food Network, training her dog, Sawyer new behaviors, and re-creating projects she finds on Pinterest.

John Grealish, Cardiology Assistant

John graduates UMass Amherst in fall 2020 with a degree in pre-veterinary science and hopes to attend veterinary school next fall. At UMass, he served as a teaching assistant for Dorset Sheep Management and Intro to Animal Science and Animal Management. He has 3 dogs at home; Daisy the blue heeler mix, Dakota the lab/wire terrier mix, and Denali the lab/pittie mix, and a 7 year old DSH cat named Cleo. John has also worked in the emergency department at Westford Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center as a technician assistant. In the summer of 2019, he had the coolest internship ever at Yellowstone Bear World where he worked hands on with black and grizzly bears among other species, and even got to bottle feed bear cubs every day! John is also a musician; primarily focusing on electric bass, and has toured North America multiple times playing in bands. He attended Berklee College of Music before transferring to UMass, and even got to share the stage with Boston music icons the Dropkick Murphys at Governor Baker’s inauguration party. John joined the Angell cardiology team in June 2020, and has loved working here so far, especially meeting the wonderful pets and clients and having the opportunity to learn from such amazing colleagues.

Erica Morrissey, Cardiology Assistant

Erica recently received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences from the University of Vermont in the spring of 2020. She was extremely involved in everything cow-related at UVM and misses all of her moo-makers back in Vermont. She was very excited to make the jump from a small clinic in Burlington to Angell in Boston in September. In her free time, Erica enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking, and hanging out with her cat Mitzi and Blue-Tongued Skink, Fi.

Angela Wansor, CVT, Lead Cardiology Technician

Angela obtained her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in March of 2013.  Her first position following graduation was at Angell in the Clinic department; during this time, she perfected her restraint, venipuncture, and triage skills. After 2 years, she transitioned into a specialty technician role in the cardiology department.  She recently accepted a position as the Lead Cardiology Technician and is excited to help her fellow technicians and assistants learn and grow in this field.  Angela also helps manage the interventional cardiology program, aiding the cardiologists and residents by organizing inventory, setting up hemodynamic and angiographic studies, and training new technicians in the catheter lab. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her husband and pup, Stella, exploring all that MA has to offer.

Melissa Healey, Cardiology Secretary

Morissa Bochetti, Client Care Coordinator

Lindsey Huttner, Client Care Coordinator, Internal Medicine, ECC, Cardiology

Lindsey joined the Angell team in 2018 as a Client Liaison, where she was able to combine her 10 years of experience in customer service with her love of animals. In the spring of 2019 she moved to her current position as the evening Client Care Coordinator for the Internal Medicine, Emergency/Critical Care, and Cardiology services.  Lindsey grew up in the Greater Boston area and graduated from Boston College in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.  She has always been inspired by MSPCA-Angell’s reputation for compassion and excellence and was excited to move her career to Angell and find meaning in her work.  Lindsey enjoys snuggling with her family’s 11-year-old Bichon mix, Ben, and taking him for walks at his favorite parks and ponds around Boston.


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