Dr. McDonald-Lynch received her veterinary degree from the Tufts-Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a small animal rotating 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 achieved her surgery board certification from the American College of Veterinary Surgery in 2016.
Dr. McDonald-Lynch is particularly interested in reconstructive surgery which offers a unique challenge requiring both skill and creativity as well as being vital to animals getting through a big hurdle in their lives.
I became a veterinarian because animals have always been a big part of my life, going with me as I moved around when I was young—so I wanted to be able to give back.