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Meet the Dermatology Team (Waltham)
Meagan Rock Painter, DVM, DACVD
Practicing full time at Angell West
Dr. Meagan Painter is a Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist. She graduated Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 and completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell in 2015. For the three years thereafter, she practiced as a resident in veterinary dermatology with Veterinary Healing Arts in East Greenwich, RI and the Animal Dermatology Group in California. Upon completion of her residency, she achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. Prior to coming home to Boston, she practiced for two years in San Francisco, CA at the San Francisco Veterinary Specialists.
EDUCATION Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2014
SPECIALTY TRAINING Veterinary Healing Arts, Animal Dermatology Group, Residency, Veterinary Dermatology, 2015-2018
Angell Animal Medical Center, Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2014-2015
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology, 2018
Marge Gardiner, Dermatology Technician
Marge grew up on Long Island, NY with her parents and older sister, Chelsea. In 2019, she graduated from the University of New England in Biddeford ME with a Degree in Animal Behavior in 2019. Throughout her undergrad she volunteer/intern at shelters and started her career in the veterinary field September 2020 at VCA Lakes Region Veterinary Hospital. Outside of work, she loves to play field hockey, she has won three Commonwealth Coast Conference field hockey championships in her college career. She has two cats named Dil and Pickles who love to go hiking and kayaking with her.
Bess Winters, CVT, Dermatology Technician
Bess graduated Mount Ida College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. During her senior year, Bess interned at Angell in avian and exotic medicine as well as emergency and critical care. After working as a technician for two years at a VCA general practice, Bess wished to pursue a specialty. In the fall of 2020, Bess joined the Angell West dermatology team excited to start this new chapter of her professional life. A few months after joining the Angell West team, Bess became a CVT (certified veterinary technician). When not working, Bess can be found painting, or spending time with her menagerie of pets including her dog, 2 cats, 2 rabbits, guinea pigs, and snakes.