Veterinarians

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. Sarah Gorman, Senior Associate Veterinarian

A native of Western Massachusetts, Dr. Gorman earned bachelor degrees in Neuroscience and Biochemistry at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. She subsequently earned her doctorate degree in veterinary medicine in 2012 from The University of Tennessee Knoxville. After earning her degree, she completed a yearlong internship just south of Saratoga Springs. Dr. Gorman focuses on small animal general medicine, emergency care, and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Gorman is also certified in Canine rehabilitation (CCRP) and oversees the hospital’s Pet Rehabilitation Center. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her pets Winnie the dog, and Dumbo the cat.

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. Magen Schaffer, Associate Veterinarian

Originally from Scottsdale, Arizona, Dr. Schaffer came to Boston for her undergraduate education in finance and international management at Boston University. After working in the insurance industry for a few years, Dr. Schaffer found herself back in Arizona to attend Midwestern University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. During her time at Midwestern she was extensively involved with the school’s mobile clinic and shelter medicine program. Through these programs she came to appreciate the importance of client education and veterinary community outreach initiatives. Dr. Schaffer’s primary areas of interest are small animal dentistry, soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and internal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Schaffer loves exploring New England restaurants and cooking with family and friends.