VCA Abbott Animal Hospital

Worcester Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Beth Pellegrini, DVM

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Pellegrini attended Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and graduated magna cum laude with distinction in research in 2001. She published a research article on canine ...
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  • Diana Ciminello

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Texas A&M University

    Dr. Ciminello is a native Massachusetts resident who attended the University of New Hampshire for undergraduate studies before moving to Texas to attend veterinary school. She graduated with honors ...
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  • Deirdre Fornari, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Fornari is a central MA native having grown up in Shrewsbury.  She attended Assumption College for her undergraduate degree.  She then worked several years in research prior to receiving ...
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  • Kimberly Halpert, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Halpert is a Massachusettes native having grown up in Acton. She attended Tufts University majoring in Biology with a minor in English while competing on the varsity swim team. She has had a ...
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  • Annie Wang, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Wang attended Tufts University for her undergraduate study, majoring in Biology, and graduated summa cum laude. She spent 1 year abroad studying biology at Oxford University, England, and worked ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If we are in a staff meeting you can still come to the hospital for help. If it is after hours please call:

VCA Southshore                         781-337-6622  South Weymouth

VCA Boston Road                      413-783-1203 Springfield

Tufts Small Animal Hospital    508-839-5395 North Grafton

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