VCA Brookline Animal Hospital

David Tubman, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tufts University


A native of Framingham, MA, Dr. Tubman studied Molecular Biology as an undergradute at the University of Michigan and holds a Masters Degree in public health from Harvard University. 

After working in research, he attended Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.  He graduated from Tufts in 2005 and then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Georgia Veterinary Specialists in Atlanta, GA.  He went on to practice small animal emergency medicine in Maryland before moving back to MA, where he has been in general practice since 2008.

Dr Tubman joined Brookline Animal Hospital in the spring of 2012.  He is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Feline Practicioners.  He lives locally with his wife, two cats, and two dogs.


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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately at 617-277-2030. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please call:

  • Angell Animal Medical Center at 617-522-7282
  • VCA South Shore Animal Hospital in Weymouth at 781-337-6622