VCA Roberts Animal Hospital

Charles Patterson, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Ohio State University


Originally from Wooster, Ohio, Dr. Patterson earned his DVM in 1975 from Ohio State University. During his education, he worked at the Vector Borne Disease Unit at the Ohio Department of Health. In 1976, following a 1 year internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, Dr. Patterson became an associate veterinarian at Roberts. Over the years, Dr. Patterson has developed an interest and expertise in surgical medicine and has been the primary surgeon at VCA Roberts since about 1998.
Dr. Patterson and his wife CJ have two grown children and a new grandson. He has many outside interests that include gardening, woodworking, bird watching, cosmology, particle physics, and low scale inventing.


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

 VCA Roberts is open until 10pm seven days a week. Walk-ins and urgent care appointments are seen in order of arrival or on a critical needs basis. In case of emergency, please call us immediately, 781-826-2306.


After 10pm please contact or go directly to VCA South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.
VCA South Shore   781-337-6622

VCA South Shore is located at 595 Columbian Street in Weymouth and is open 24 hours a day for emergencies.