VCA South Shore (Quincy) Animal Hospital

Michelle Politano, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Tufts University

Biography

Dr. Michelle Politano was born and raised in the Boston area. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1997. After completing her undergraduate studies, Dr. Politano attended Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her doctorate in 2001. Upon completion of her internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA South Shore Animal Hospital in Weymouth, MA, she was invited to stay on as a general practitioner and senior staff member. Dr. Politano divides her time between the Quincy clinic and the Weymouth hospital, where she is also the Head of the General Practice Department. During her free time, Dr. Politano enjoys spending time with her family which includes her husband, John, son J.R. and daughter Gianna

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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 during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.

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