Julia Zitz, DVM, MS, DACVS

Orthopedic and Soft tissue surgeon

Dr. Zitz

Dr. Zitz graduated from Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. After graduation, she did her internship at the Animal Medical Center of NYC which specialized in small Animal Medicine/Surgery from 2003-2004. She then went on to The Ohio State University where she completed her small animal surgical residency and masters in 2007, with diplomate status in 2011. Dr. Zitz has worked as a veterinary surgeon for the last 9 years before joining our team.

When not in the hospital, Dr Zitz resides in Ipswich, MA and loves to sail, ski, as well as play tennis and golf with her husband and 2 dogs.


Stephanie Kottler, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Ultrasound

Dr. Stephanie Kottler spent most of her upbringing in Arlington, MA. She attended college at Northwestern University where she obtained her B.S. in theater in 1999. After graduating from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004, she completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Minnesota. In 2008, she finished a 3 year residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Missouri and completed her Master’s degree. Dr. Kottler is board certified in small animal internal medicine. Her interests within the realm of internal medicine include endocrinology and infectious disease. Dr. Kottler has practiced internal medicine in New Hampshire as well as worked as a consultant for Antech laboratories. Currently she is offering diagnostic ultrasound (abdominal, cervical, and non-cardiac thoracic).