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Meet The Ophthalmology Team

Daniel J. Biros DVM, DACVO

Dr. Biros is a board-certified ophthalmologist who identifies and treats a variety of disorders of the eye. His work involves advanced ophthalmic examination including specialized testing for cataracts, glaucoma, retinal diseases and ocular inflammation. Routine eyelid procedures and intraocular surgeries such as cataract removal are performed regularly. Dr. Biros’ special area of interest is in the characterization and treatment of ocular inflammatory disease including trauma, infection, autoimmunity and intraocular cancer.

University of Minnesota, DVM, 1996
University of Notre Dame, BS, 1992

Schepens Eye Research Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2000-2005
University of Florida, Residency in Comparative Ophthalmology, 1997-2000
Colorado State University, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 1996-1997

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, 2001

Martin E. Coster, DVM, MS, DACVO

Dr. Coster is a board-certified ophthalmologist, and joined the Ophthalmology service at Angell in 2009. Dr. Coster received his veterinary degree at Colorado State University and performed advanced training in comparative veterinary ophthalmology at Purdue University. Dr. Coster performs detailed examinations and provides advanced diagnostics, medical intervention, and surgery for a wide variety of ocular diseases. These include, but are not limited to, eyelid conformational abnormalities, corneal surface disease, dry eye, glaucoma, ocular inflammation, cataracts, lens instability, and retinal disease in all companion animal species. Our team-driven approach provides an unparalleled level of care and attention to our patients. Dr. Coster’s particular special interests include cataract surgery, feline herpes virus treatment, and exotic animal ophthalmology.

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Purdue University, MS, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, 2009
Colorado State University, DVM, 2005
Reading University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons), 2000
Purdue University, Residency in Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2006-2009
Purdue University, Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2005-2006
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, 2009

Juanita Pires, CVT, Ophthalmology Technician

Juanita is from the small Northside of Brockton, MA where she always had a drive to work with animals. She graduated from Mount Ida College in May 2017 with an Associate’s Degree in Animal Science. She started her career as a Kennel Technician at a general practice in the area during her time in college. Juanita became a Certified Veterinary Technician in April 2019. She continued her career as a Kennel Technician until April 2018 when she joined a Specialty and Emergency as a Technician Assistant with Ophthalmology. During her time she gained a passion for Ophthalmology and Emergency. Juanita also has been a Front Store Supervisor at CVS Pharmacy for the past 8 years. She joined Angell Animal Medical Center to continue her career as an Ophthalmology Certified Veterinary Technician and plans to obtain her VTS in the near future.

During her free time she enjoys traveling and watching movies with her three guinea pigs Ruby, Apple, and Jax.

Lisa Canale, Ophthalmology Secretary

Lisa started working at Angell in 1984. She has played many roles in the client services areas of the hospital from cashier to front office supervisor, to hospital supervisor. In 1998, Lisa took on her current role as the specialty secretary for the Neurology and Ophthalmology services at the Angell.  Lisa loves being outdoors enjoying nature, whether in the garden or just relaxing with her pups, Lola & Jett.  Lisa especially enjoys the summer months when she can watch the hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees that she has attracted to her yard with the many perennials she has planted..

If you have questions for the Ophthalmology service, would like to make an appointment, or would like to refer a client, please contact our Ophthalmology secretary Lisa, at 617-541-5095 or