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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 include feline heart disease, especially the prevention of thromboembolic diseases, exotic animal cardiology, and arrhythmia management.

EDUCATION
University of Florida, DVM, 2013

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

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

Clinton Lynn, DVM

EDUCATION
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2019

SPECIALTY TRAINING
Angell Animal Medical Center, Cardiology Residency, 2022-2025
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Cardiology Specialty Internship, 2021-2022
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Emergency & Critical Care Internship, 2020-2021
Texas A&M, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Small Animal Rotating Internship, 2019-2020

Rebecca L. Malakoff DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Malakoff is part-time at Angell as an independent, visiting cardiologist and therefore limited to treating patients 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 needing consultation.

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

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

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

Michelle Oranges, DVM

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

SPECIALTY TRAINING
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

Jordan Vitt, DVM, DACVIM

An Ohio native, Dr. Jordan Vitt completed his undergraduate and veterinary degrees at The Ohio State University in Columbus. After graduating with his veterinary degree in 2011, he completed a small animal rotating internship in medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2012. After the internship, he worked as an emergency clinician in private practice for one year in Columbus, Ohio. He then completed a three-year cardiology residency at Texas A&M University in College Station in 2016 and obtained his Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in Cardiology in 2016.

After residency, Dr. Vitt pursued a full-time academic career and was a faculty cardiologist at the University of Illinois until 2019. In 2018, he founded the Heart of Veterinary Cardiology (HOVC). As the Chief Executive Officer of HOVC, Dr. Vitt is the primary clinical practitioner and provides clinical veterinary cardiology services, continuing education, resident training, contract research, and echocardiography training at hospitals and universities around the world.

Dr. Vitt has served on the ACVIM Cardiology Examination committee to develop the certification exam required for cardiologist diplomate status, provided continuing education lectures around the world, and published several peer-reviewed articles in veterinary cardiology.

EDUCATION
Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2011

SPECIALTY TRAINING
Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cardiology Residency, 2013-2016
University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Rotating Internship in Medicine and Surgery, 2011-2012

CERTIFICATION
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology), 2016

Briana Wilson, VMD

EDUCATION
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, VMD

SPECIALTY TRAINING
Angell Animal Medical Center, Cardiology Specialty Internship, 2022-2023

Rotating Doctor in Medicine & Surgery, NVA Compassion-First Red Bank Veterinary Hospital

Cardiology Research Intern, Texas A & M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Julie Coen, Cardiology Assistant

Julie graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a 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 coming 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.

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 excited to 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.

Samantha Stetz, Cardiology Assistant

Samantha graduated from Cornell University in the spring of 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She joined the Angell Cardiology team in July 2021 and hopes to attend veterinary school in the future. At Cornell, she was on the varsity track and field team and part of a club called Volunteers Around the World. Samantha loves to travel and in the summer of 2019, she got the opportunity to go to Cusco, Peru with other members of Volunteers Around the World. She worked with veterinarians in the area and set up clinics that gave free medical treatment to local pets and strays. On the track team, she competed in long jump and triple jump. She has two black labs at home named Nefertiti and King Tut. In her free time, Samantha enjoys running, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.

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.

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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