Dr. Jeffrey Evans – Medical Director

Dr. Evans grew up in Des Moines, Iowa where he originally found his passion for working with animals. After several years in Colorado, he transferred to Cornell College to complete a Bachelors of Special Studies with an emphasis in animal Biology. He completed his first years of veterinary school at St. George’s University and was then clinically trained at Ohio State University. Dr. Evans is most passionate about small animal companion medicine with an interest in diagnostic medicine, interventional medicine including low level laser therapy, surgery, dentistry, ultrasonography and preventative medicine. When not caring for patients, Dr. Evans enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, playing music and spending time with his best pal, Ollie.

Dr. Daniel Hemstreet, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Hemstreet was born and raised in a suburb of Charlotte, NC and spent 8 years living and going to school in Raleigh, NC. He attended North Carolina State University earning both bachelors and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. He returned to the veterinary hospital founded by his parents following graduation where he worked alongside his mother and father before moving to Boston in the fall of 2020. His veterinary interests lie in canine and feline ophthalmology, low stress exam and restraint techniques, dentistry, and preventive medicine. Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Hemstreet loves cooking, backpacking, and sailing. His ideal weekend is one with a balance between being outdoors during the day and relaxing at home in the evening with his beloved cat Timon.

Dr. Kate Steinhacker, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Kate is a native New Englander, originally from Connecticut and grew up in Maine. She has a BA in history from Columbia in NYC, a MS in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine from the Chi University in Reddick, FL, and a DVM from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in Madison, WI. Dr. Kate is most passionate about small animal Integrative Medicine, which combines her interests in nutrition, diagnostic and interventional medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine (acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, TuiNa, and Chinese nutritional medicine). Dr. Kate also enjoys biking, gardening, oil painting, hiking, cooking and spending time with little Scooch. 

Dr. Roxana Caraballo, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Caraballo grew up is Uruguay, South America, where she had close interaction to animals since childhood. Coming to USA after receiving her Veterinary Medicine degree, she finished her clinical year at Purdue University. During her 15 years practice as a General Practitioner in Memphis, TN, she recognized the need of improving life quality in geriatric patients. For that reason she pursued the Certification on Animal Physical rehabilitation that she completed in 2011 and lead up to opening Pet Fit Animal Rehabilitation clinic in Memphis. After being offered a position at UC Davis, she moved to California where she spent some time at their Integrative Medicine Service, doing clinical work and teaching veterinary students. Her special interests during her career have been Preventive Medicine, Internal Medicine and dermatology, with a passion on improving Quality of Life in senior patients with the use of Physical Rehabilitation and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture, Tuna, Food therapy and Herbal medicine). Dr. Caraballo likes to spend her free time doing photography, gardening and reading.

Dr. Luke Pfund, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Luke Pfund, originally from Ho-Ho-Kus New Jersey, grew up frequenting Nantucket, MA and the Boston area. He attended St. George’s University and completed his clinical training at The Ohio State University. Dr. Luke is also certified in the rescue and rehabilitation of stranded marine mammals on the shores of Massachusetts. His main veterinary interests lie in Internal Medicine, Surgery and Patient Care. When not in the office Dr. Luke likes to golf, cook and attend events throughout the community.