Dr. Farrar practices general medicine because she really enjoys the long-term bond she gets to create with both clients and their pets. Her special interests include dermatology, orthopedics, and endocrinology. Dr. Farrar’s favorite part about working at Angell is being able to provide her patients with an incredibly high standard of care due to the resources Angell has available, including an emergency room, urgent care appointments, and a wide variety of specialists.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2023
Davidson College, BS, 2018
Joel Kaye, DVM
Having completed an internship at Angell in 1991, Dr. Kaye returned to Angell after extensive experience in private practice. He is a general practitioner, concentrating on preventive care and dermatology. Dr. Kaye is actively involved in developing the wellness program and setting vaccination guidelines. His primary clinical interests include dermatology, endocrinology, and geriatric medicine.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1990
Emory University, BS, 1984
Angell Animal Medical Center, Internship in Medicine and Surgery, 1991
Lisa Maciorakowski, DVM
Dr. Maciorakowski is a general practitioner. She provides wellness services and has a strong interest in preventative and feline medicine.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2002
Angell Animal Medical Center-Western New England, General Small Animal Internship 2002-2003
Angela Mazza, DVM
Dr. Mazza provides preventive health care and assists with geriatric and urgent appointments and the management of patients with chronic disease. She uses all the available resources at Angell Animal Medical Center to provide pets with the most advanced and updated preventive and therapeutic care possible.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2003
Wellesley College, BA, 1999
Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Internship in Medicine and Surgery, 2003-2004
Susan O’Bell, DVM, MPH, DACVIM, Service Director
Upon completing an internship and residency, Dr. O’Bell became a practicing internist at Angell. After working for a year in internal medicine, she shifted to our General Medicine service which she now leads as Service Director.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, MPH, 2004
Angell Animal Medical Center, Fellowship in Internal Medicine, 2007-2008
Angell Animal Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine, 2005-2007
Angell Animal Medical Center, Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2004-2005
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Kathleen C. O’Hara, BVetMed
Dr. O’Hara completed her BS in mechanical engineering along with the bioengineering option at Cornell University in 1998. She then worked at the Research Tower at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine prior to attending the Royal Veterinary College in London, England in 2000. After earning her degree in veterinary medicine, Dr. O’Hara completed a rotating internship at Angell in 2006. She stayed at Angell following her internship and worked as a receiving doctor in the emergency service. In 2011 Dr. O’Hara joined the general medicine practice at Angell.
Royal Veterinary College, University of London, 2005
Cornell University, BS, 1998
Angell Animal Medical Center, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2005-2006
Mara Ratnofsky, DVM
Dr. Ratnofsky practices general medicine. This includes preventive health care (examinations and vaccines), management of patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and kidney failure, and appointments for pets requiring care for urgent conditions.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2003
Tufts University, BS, 1994
Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2003-2004
Jake Stokes, DVM
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2021
Angell Animal Medical Center, Rotating Internship, 2021-2022
Kylyn graduated from The University of Hartford in 2021 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, after which she returned to school earning her Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology in 2023. Prior to joining Angell Kylyn also worked as a kennel attendant for two years at Massasoit Community College. Kylyn fell in love with Angell while completing her externship at Angell West in Waltham with the ECC service and joined the General Medicine service at Angell Boston to work with Dr. Stokes. In her free time, Kylyn enjoys traveling, spending time with my kitten Rye, graphic designing, and shooting hoops.
Julia Richardson, General Medicine Assistant
Julia graduated from the University of Vermont in 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with a focus on Pre-Veterinary Medicine. During the summer of her freshman year of college, Julia shadowed Dr. Kaye’s team to see the practical side of Veterinary Medicine apart from textbooks. After Julia graduated in 2020 she applied to work at Angell and was offered the position as Dr. Kaye’s assistant in the General Medicine Department. In her free time, Julia enjoys painting, traveling, and spending time with her Golden Retriever (Poppy) and cats (Bula and Nola).
Darcy Schondorf, General Medicine Assistant
Darcy has been with Angell since 2007, when she began working as an attendant in the Clinic. Darcy became a member of the General Medicine team in July 2008 and has been working with Dr. Mazza as a General Medicine Assistant. During appointments, Darcy speaks with owners about their pet’s medical history, discusses overall wellness educates clients on topics including vaccines and monthly preventatives, and performs diagnostics procedures such as blood work. She also assists Dr. Mazza with client communication outside of appointments regarding lab results and fielding and addressing client concerns. Darcy enjoys the relationships she develops with clients and their pets and is happy to provide them with exceptional customer service to meet their individual needs. Outside of work, Darcy’s interests include her cat, Ginny, kayaking, and traveling.
Ashley Silva, General Medicine Assistant
Ashley graduated from the University of Maine in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Animal Veterinary Science and a minor in Equine Studies. Right after graduation, Ashley backpacked around Europe with her best friend for six months before continuing her journey to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Since 2017, Ashley has been working alongside Dr. O’Hara here at Angell to gain knowledge and experience for veterinary school. During her downtime, Ashley loves to snowboard, draw, longboard, ride horses, and spend time with her two dogs, Autumn (Lab cross) and Biggo (Patterdale Terrier).
Brittany Wolf, CVT, General Medicine Technician
Brittany graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology. She spent the first year out of school as a dog trainer, and now she is a proud member of Dr. Ratnofsky’s team as a Certified Veterinary Technician. In her free time, she likes binge-watching Netflix shows with her husband, and hiking with her dogs, Bella and Rex.
Todd Daniels, Client Care Coordinator, General Medicine
Todd began working at Angell in December of 2011 after working for over eleven years as a manager and diving instructor at a scuba diving store. Todd began his work with us as a Primary Care Attendant, he then moved on to work as a Critical Care Unit Attendant and an Inpatient Assistant before taking his current role in June 2016. Todd joined the Client Care Coordinator team to work with the Surgery, Oncology, and General Medicine services. In his spare time, Todd still enjoys scuba diving and teaching new diving students. He also enjoys spending time with his two “kids,” a Black Lab named Jack and a Bassett Hound named Sarge. Todd is a hopeless television-aholic and does not plan to seek treatment.
Jeanne David-Lee, Client Care Coordinator, General Medicine
Originally a client of Angell’s Cardiology Service, Jeanne was so impressed with the level of care and compassion she received, that she knew she would love to work here. She volunteered at our adoption center until accepting a position as a Client Liaison in 2010. Jeanne later assumed the role of Client Care Coordinator with our General Medicine and Neurology services in March of 2013. She has over 15 years of experience in client service, which when combined with her love for all animals, makes her a perfect fit for her role. She shares her home with her two dogs; Diesel, a Doberman, and Gisele, a Pit Bull that she adopted from our shelter.
Gia Stull, Primary Care Liaison
Like so many other Angell employees, Gia started as a client almost 10 years ago with her dog Aramiss, a Basenji she adopted while living in California. After over 25 years in retail customer service roles ranging from visual merchandising to management, Gia’s lifelong love of animals led her to this new adventure with Angell in July 2017. She started as a Client Liaison, added Boarding Liaison to her repertoire a year later, and now works as a Specialty Liaison for our General Medicine Team. When she’s not at work, Gia enjoys spending quality time with her family and close friends. She also nurtures the creative and spiritual sides of herself by writing, drawing, and meditating.