Emergency & Critical Care Clinicians

Westford Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Clinicians

Westford Emergency VeterinariansAmy Earl, MA, DVM, Chief of Staff

Dr. Amy Earl received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Illinois and her Master's Degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She moved to New England to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated second in her class. Dr. Earl grew to love the area while in school, and after graduation decided to make her move to New England permanent.

Dr. Earl's special interests include feline and exotic animal emergency medicine. As a practitioner, she strives to honor the human-animal bond and enable pet owners to make informed decisions regarding the care of their pets.

Westford Emergency VeterinariansChristian J. D'Orazio, DVM

Dr. Chris D'Orazio is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. He received his clinical training at the University of Missouri. Before becoming a veterinarian, he was a veterinary technician for many years at hospitals throughout New England, including the Intensive Care Unit at Tufts University. With a strong interest in veterinary emergency medicine and surgery, Dr. Chris has dedicated his professional life to providing the best possible care for animals needing emergency and critical care. He lives with his wife on a local farm, and they have four horses, several cats and a sheltie named Belle.

Holly Hughs-Wachtel, DVM

Kerrianne Kalbko, DVM

Dr. Kerrianne Kalbko is an emergency veterinarian at Westford Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center. She joined the hospital team in March of 2016.

A native of Western Massachusetts, Dr. Kalbko attended Arizona State University for her undergraduate work in Biology. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University in 2007. Dr. Kalbko is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association, and her professional interests include trauma and endocrine diseases.

"I enjoy working closely with clients and their pets," says Dr. Kalbko. "I strive to provide them with the highest level of care by educating clients about different diseases, treatment options and outcomes, and by collaborating with our specialists and other members of our emergency team."

Dr. Kalbko has two dogs: Rusty, a Golden Retriever, and Ivy, a Labrador. She enjoys cooking, working out, photography and traveling in her spare time.

Stacey Lauer, DVM

Emergency Clinician Dr. Stacey Lauer began practicing at Westford Veterinary Emergency & Clinic Care in April 2016. Originally from Long Island, NY, Dr. Lauer earned bachelor's degrees in biology and psychology from University of Rochester. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Lauer is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, and the New Hampshire Veterinary Medical Association. She is highly interested in internal medicine. Furthermore, Dr. Lauer has performed pet assisted therapy in Portland, OR and Derry, NH.

At home, Dr. Lauer has a black lab named Jackie, two caps named Jazo and Chip, and a dove named Bernice. She enjoys hiking, kayaking and gardening.

Westford Emergency VeterinariansFrancesca Maffezzoli, DVM

Born and raised in Italy, Dr. Maffezzoli graduated from the University of Perugia, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Following several undergraduate and post-graduate externships in her home country, she traveled to the United States for a two-month rotating externship at a multi-specialty hospital in Illinois. Enjoying her time in the States, she later returned to complete a 1-year small animal rotating internship at a large emergency and referral hospital here in Massachusetts. Following completion of her internship in 2011, she accepted a position as an emergency/critical care clinician at a referral hospital in New Hampshire.

Dr. Maffezzoli joined our veterinary team in early 2013. She is a member of the Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Society and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management.

Quan Yuan, DVM

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