Our Doctors & Leadership Team


Dr. Pitcairn drpitcairn@cfvh.com

Dr. Pitcairn graduated from Tuft’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. Prior to attending Tuft’s, she graduated from The University of New Hampshire in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree in zoology and marine biology.

Dr. Pitcairn’s special areas of interest in veterinary medicine include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and alternative medicine.

She owns two dogs, Zip (a Cairn Terrier) and Avery (her daughter’s 3-legged impish yet charming mixed breed of unknown origin or age). She also has cats Tiny Tim and Flipper T. Ernie.

Dr. Rickard drrickard@cfvh.com

Dr. Rickard graduated from Tufts University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Prior to attending Tufts, she graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

She has been certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in Florida. Dr. Rickard also enjoys hyperbaric medicine, regenerative medicine, and has a special interest in oncology.

In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, gardening, and spending time at the beach with her husband, daughter and son. She rescued a chihuahua named Foxy, and has a cat named Erwin R. Flethcher (affectionately known as “Erf”).

Dr. Comstock drcomstock@cfvh.com

Dr. Comstock

Dr. Comstock joined our team in 2012. She graduated from The University of Massachusetts in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in biology and from Tufts University – School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Her areas of interest in veterinary medicine include internal medicine, preventative care and dentistry.

In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, Puggle Bailey, and lab Maya.



Dr. Gonneville dralexandre@cfvh.com

Dr. Gonneville [formerly Alexandre] graduated from Atlantic Veterinary College at The University of Prince Edward Island in 2016. Prior to attending veterinary school, she received a bachelor’s degree in biology from The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Her areas of interest in veterinary medicine include preventative care, dermatology, and food animal medicine.

She enjoys reading, biking, running, and spending time with her big Portuguese family and friends. She also enjoys the company of her family dogs- Zoe, Jack, and Remy and her two rabbits- Purkinje and Coconut.

Dr. Bartkus drbartkus@cfvh.com

Dr. Luke Bartkus joined our team in 2016 after completing a one-year internship in small animal medicine at Colorado State University. Prior to that, he received a Bachelor of Arts with a focus in analytical chemistry from Hampshire College in 2009 and his DVM from Oregon State University in 2015. He has an interest in emergency medicine, soft tissue surgery, and toxicology.

Outside of work, he enjoys photography, reading non-fiction, skim-boarding and spending time with his family on the south shore and Martha’s Vineyard. He also shares his home with his 12-year-old cat, Missy.

Dr. Snow drsnow@cfvh.com

Dr. Snow joined our team in 2016. He attended The University of Rhode Island and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. After graduation, he attending Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical year at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine before graduating in 2016.

He has special interests in nutrition, dermatology and exotics, specifically zoo medicine and sea turtles!

He enjoys hiking, skiing, and scuba diving. He has a Golden Retriever named Maddie and Luna the cat who is from the Carribean!

Dr. Picard drpicard@cfvh.com

Dr. Jennifer Picard graduated from Ross University in 2009 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to that she attended the University of Rhode Island where she earned Bachelor degrees in Biology and Animal Science.

Dr. Picard’s areas of interest include preventative medicine, dentistry and soft tissue surgery.

In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dogs, Scarlet and Irie. She also enjoys gardening.

Dr. Greene

Dr. Greene grew up between South Coast Massachusetts and a farm in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. After attending undergraduate college at Connecticut College, she completed a Master’s in Comparative Immunology at UMass Dartmouth and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences in Southern California.

She has strong interests in zoo and aquatic medicine, having held externships with veterinary teams at San Diego Zoo, Georgia Aquarium, the US Navy Marine Mammal Program, Denver Zoo, and Mystic Aquarium. When not working here or at Buttonwood Park Zoo, Dr. Greene enjoys running, baking, reading, hiking, and other outdoor activities with her husband and two dogs.

Dr. Stamoulis


Dr. Stamoulis is a veterinary cardiologist who provides his services to practices in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. He is a graduate of both Brown University and Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine and is board certified in the areas of internal medicine and cardiology.

Once a week, Dr. Stamoulis travels to our hospital to perform ultrasounds on our patients. Along with your pet’s veterinarian, Dr. Stamoulis will make a diagnosis and come up with a treatment plan.



Dr. Clark


Dr. Clark is a board-certified surgeon who provides his services to veterinary hospitals in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Before he began traveling from clinic to clinic, he was employed as the head of surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University.

By working with Dr. Clark, our hospital is able to refer our clients to a board-certified surgeon without the need of making a trip to a referral hospital.

Dr. Clark is available to do our more surgically challenging cases. He also does most of our orthopedic surgeries such as cruciate repairs, medial patella luxation repairs, plating broken bones, and plating growth deformities.



Lisa, Practice Manager & Certified Veterinary Technician

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Lisa joined the Chase Farm team in 2001 as a kennel attendant. Over the years, she’s held a variety of positions in the hospital including an exam room technician and a surgery technician; she is a “Jack of All Trades” and can even fill in as a receptionist.

She graduated from Bristol Community College in 2007 with an Associates Degree in Business Administration and The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Leadership Management.

She is the proud owner of 6 cats!


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