VSH Welcomes New Doctors

VSH is pleased to welcome three new surgeons, a radiologist and an oncologist bringing the number of specialists at VSH’s three hospitals to 18. 

Drs. Meredith Kapler, Mischa McDonald-Lynch and Meghan Kruse round out VSH’s surgery department.  Dr. Kapler received her veterinary degree from the University of Tennessee.  She completed a three-year small animal surgery residency at North Carolina State University and has special interests in oncologic and reconstructive surgery, minimally invasive techniques, and cardiothoracic procedures.

Dr. McDonald-Lynch received her veterinary degree from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed a small animal medicine internship in New Jersey, a surgery internship in Texas, an orthopedic research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania as well as a surgical residency at North Carolina State University.  She is particularly interested in reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Kruse is a NCSU Collged of Veterinary Medicine graduate who completed an internship at Michigan State University followed by a surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania. She has particular interests in minimally invasive surgery, urinary surgery, soft tissue reconstruction, and wound management.

Dr. Maureen Levesque, VSH’s newest radiologist, received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed an internship followed by a diagnostic imaging residency at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Levesque spent three years in private practice at a specialty hospital in Illinois prior to joining VSH.  She has a special interest in musculoskeletal imaging, which stems from her early interest in equine sports medicine.

Dr. Rebecca George joins the oncology team.  She received her veterinary degree from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital and then practiced in a rotating role for a group of VCA general practices in Denver.  She returned to Auburn to complete a master's degree and a residency in small animal oncology.  Her special interests include the treatment of primary bone cancer, blood cell cancers, and targeted cancer therapy/immunotherapy.