VCA Cromwell Animal Hospital

Leslie Lynch, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Georgia


Dr. Leslie Lynch recived her DVM degree from the University of Georgia in 1983. Following graduation, DR. Lynch and her husband David moved to the Finger Lakes region of NY where she accepted a position at a small animal practice in Rochester. In 1985, a job transfer brought them to Connecticut, and Dr. Lynch joined Cromwell Veterinary Hospital as Dr. Efron's first associate veterinarian, and later business partner. The Lynchs reside in Higganum with their cats (Barbara Jane & Norman) and 2 dogs (Woody & Pinot). Dr. Lynch's mom, Barbara, and her cat Sky share the "in-law" apartment. Favorite leisure activities include bicycle touring on their tandem, hiking, kayaking and winter sports such as cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Dr. Lynch will be retiring in March 2014.


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 it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.