Meet the Internal Medicine Team in Waltham • MSPCA-Angell

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Meet the Internal Medicine Team in Waltham

Daniela Vrabelova Ackley, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Dr. Ackley, originally from Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, received her DVM degree in 2004 from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Slovakia. After graduation, Dr. Ackley completed two small animal internships, one at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, and the other at North Carolina State University. Her strong interest in internal medicine lead her to the residency at The Ohio State University. Dr. Ackley is especially passionate about respiratory and immune mediated diseases as well as endoscopic procedures, including upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy and laparoscopic liver biopsies. Multilingual, she is fluent in English, Spanish and Czech, and proficient in German and Polish.

University of Veterinary Medicine, Kosice, Slovakia, DVM, 2004

The Ohio State University, Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine (SAIM) and Masters program, 2010-2013
North Carolina State University, Rotating Internship, 2009-2010
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, Rotating Internship and Master Degree, 2006-2008

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2013

Lisa Gorman, DVM, DACVIM

Dr. Lisa Gorman is originally from Massachusetts and earned her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology from Cornell University in 2007.  She attended veterinary school at Washington State University, where she graduated with honors in 2011.  Dr. Gorman completed her rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York in 2012, and went on to pursue a small animal internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota, which she finished in 2015.  She worked at a referral hospital in Connecticut for 2 years before moving back to Massachusetts and joining the Angell West team.  In her free time, Dr. Gorman enjoys reading, playing the piano, baking, traveling, and hiking with her two dogs, Fiver and Wesley.

Washington State University, DVM, 2011
Cornell University, BA, 2007

University of Minnesota, Residency in SAIM, 2012-2015
Animal Medical Center, New York, NY, Rotating Internship, 2011-2012

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015

Connie Barry, CVT, Internal Medicine Technician

Connie has been working in the field for around 10 years, with one of her earliest veterinary positions held at Angell Boston as a ward attendant. She then enjoyed several years in general practice before starting her current position at Angell West.

Lauren Pineda, MBS, MS, Internal Medicine Assistant

Lauren (she/her) is originally from NYC but fell in love with New England while studying Animal Science at UMass. She has been in the animal/veterinary field for almost 10 years and holds two Masters in Biomedical Science. Lauren has worked as a vet tech at various clinics and hospitals, as a zookeeper, and also as a clinical human IVF embryologist. Medicine and animals have always been her biggest passions. She is very excited to be part of the Internal Medicine Team at Angell West!


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