Surgery Clinical Team

The Surgery Service at New Bolton Center provides our patients with a comprehensive and collaborative approach. Our service has led the way in large animal surgery, and our board-certified surgical faculty and clinical staff are among the world's most experienced and respected.

Dr. Dean RichardsonDean Richardson, DVM, DACVS

  • Charles W. Raker Professor of Equine Surgery
  • Chief​ of Large Animal Surgery

Dr. Michael Ross
Michael Ross, DVM, DACVS

  • Professor​ of Large Animal Surgery

Dr. James OrsiniJames Orsini, DVM, DACVS

  • Associate Professor​ of Large Animal Surgery

Dr. Eric ParenteEric Parente, DVM, DACVS

  • Professor​ of Large Animal Surgery

Dr. Marie-Eve Fecteau Marie-Eve Fecteau, DVM, DACVIM

  • Associate Professor​ of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery

Dr. David Levine David G. Levine, DVM, DACVS

  • Clinical Assistant Professor​ of Large Animal Surgery

Dr. Kyla Ortved  Kyla Ortved, DVM, PhD, DACVS
  • Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery
Carrie Jacobs, DVM, New Bolton Center Carrie Jacobs, DVM
  • Surgery Lecturer
Hannah-Sophie Chapman, New Bolton Center

Hannah-Sophie Chapman, BVSc

  • Surgery Resident

 Dr. Alexandra Curtiss, New Bolton Center Alexandra Curtiss, VMD
  • Surgery Resident
 Hope Douglas, VMD

Hope Douglas, VMD

  • Surgery Resident

 Dr. Shannon Hinton, New Bolton Center Shannon Hinton, DVM
  •  Surgery Resident
 Ashley VanderBroek, New Bolton Center
Ashley VanderBroek, DVM

  • Surgery Resident


Operating Room Nursing Staff

The Operating Room Nurses provide skilled assistance to our surgeons and are valuable members of the surgical team.  They are trained to contribute to every type of surgery including laparoscopy, ophthalmology, orthopedics and soft tissue. The nurses also play a key role in the Pool Recovery System.

New Bolton Center Operating Room Nurses
Kate Reburn, CVT Kate started her career as a Veterinary Technician at New Bolton Center in 2002 after graduating from Harcum College. She was promoted to Operating Room Nursing Supervisor in 2009.
Lynn Hunter, CVT Lynn has over 24 years of experience in veterinary medicine. Her diverse nursing skills include oncology, epidemiology, anesthesia and providing care for neonates and critical care patients. She joined the Operating Room team in 2009.
Ashley Hackett, CVT
Ashley graduated from Harcum College in 2012 and began working as an Operating Room Nurse after completing her small and large animal internships at the University of Pennsylvania.