Hospital Administration

Alberto Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC, Medical Director

As Medical Director Dr. Fernandez oversees and guides the veterinary staff of NEAMC.  His focus is on developing and improving the foundation of best medicine policies, protocols, and procedures to ensure our high standards for patient care.  Professional development and staff training are key areas of interest for Dr. Fernández.

In addition to his administrative duties, he is a Board Certified Criticalist and will see cases as they present to our Emergency and Critical Care Department.  Dr. Fernández strives to work closely with our referring community of veterinarians to ensure we provide excellent medical care and communication for all their patients.  His professional interests include toxicology, emergency surgery, respiratory disease and education.  

Dr. Fernández earned his veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in the British Virgin Islands.  After starting his career in the Hudson Valley of New York, he relocated to Massachusetts where he completed a three year Residency Program and became a Board Certified member of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2012.  He is fully bilingual in both Spanish and English. 

He lives with his family in south eastern Massachusetts and in his free time he can be found enjoying the outdoors and fishing in Cape Cod.

 Karen D. Martin, Hospital Administrator

The Hospital Administrator of NEAMC is Karen D. Martin. She received a B.S. degree in Animal Science from the University of Maine at Orono in 1983 and has spent a large part of her career in the construction industry as a project manager for various contracting companies managing projects ranging in value up to $20 million dollars. With a desire to return to her first love, working with animals she left the construction industry and took a chance and opened her own successful pet sitting business in 2000 and in early 2001 started working here at NEAMC. In 2003, she sold her business and decided to work here full time and has had a variety of roles within the organization from technician, front desk supervisor, and referral coordinator to now hospital administrator.

In her current role as hospital administrator she continues to wear wears many hats at NEAMC, including both management duties, IT issues and safety functions to maintain a healthy environment here at the hospital.

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