Eliza Grant, DVM (Photo Coming Soon)
Dr. Grant grew up in southern Connecticut. She completed a degree in biology and city planning at Haverford College in Pennsylvania before returning to her native New England to attend Tufts for veterinary school. After graduation, she pursued an internship at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, followed working in the Oncology Department at Tufts’ Foster Hospital for Small Animals. She has since worked as a general practitioner as well as an emergency clinician.
Dr. Grant shares her home with her husband, 2 kids, dog Lexie and cat Tigon. In her spare time, she can be found hiking or skiing in the White Mountains.
Meredith Lancaster, VMD
Dr. Lancaster received a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a rotating internship at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ, where she developed a passion for emergency medicine. Dr. Lancaster moved from her native state of Connecticut to Maine to work as an emergency clinician at MVMC.
She shares her home with her husband, who is also a veterinarian. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, horseback riding, and spending time outdoors with her 3 dogs: Bentley, Bug, and Elle.
Jason Kriskey, DVM
Dr. Kriskey earned his DVM from Tufts University Cumming’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 where he graduated with honors and was a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. Dr. Kriskey then completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After his internship, Dr. Kriskey briefly worked in a general practice before gravitating towards emergency medicine. He worked as an emergency doctor in New York at the Katonah-Bedford Veterinary Center for a number of years as well as Cornell University Veterinary Specialists. He returned to work at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in a supervisory capacity overseeing interns on their emergency rotation before making the move to Maine and starting at MVMC in 2015.
Dr. Kriskey loves calling Maine home and being able to take advantage of all it has to offer. He is very active in outdoor pursuits including surfing (year-round), snowboarding, camping, and mountain biking. Dr. Kriskey most of all enjoys time with his partner, Ginny, and daughter, Cassidy. They can often be found exploring the coast with their dogs, Fish and Reggie, with their camper in tow.
Christina Olsen, BVSc
Dr. Olsen graduated from the University of Vermont with a major in animal science and minor in chemistry before pursuing her veterinary degree at Massey University in New Zealand. After working as a general practitioner in Connecticut for two years, she completed a specialty internship in Emergency and Critical Care at the University of California Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. She continued working for the UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Department for several years before returning to the east coast. She spent some time working in the Tufts Small Animal Emergency Department before moving north and settling in Maine.
Dr. Olsen loves working in emergency medicine and strives to provide quality medicine and compassionate care for her patients. Her particular interests include acid/base and electrolyte abnormalities, as well as shock and CPR.
When not at work Dr. Olsen enjoys spending time with her family, including three dogs, Badger, Liesl and Tassie, and three cats, Clementine, Jeeves and Pandora. Her hobbies include travel, SCUBA diving, numerous craft projects and reading.
Melanie Bowden, DVM (Photo Coming Soon)
Dr. Bowden grew up in Falmouth, Maine, before heading west for her veterinary training. She attended Washington State University of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2016. After graduation, she worked in small animal general practice for four years before becoming a full-time relief veterinarian, where she fell in love with emergency medicine.
Dr. Bowden believes in practicing medicine with a focus on relationship-centered care, honesty, safety, intention and quality. Dr. Bowden is passionate when it comes to medicine, which is why she loves emergency care; you never know what is going to come through the door. But she gets the most satisfaction in supporting pet owners in making medical decisions that are right for their families and pets.
When not at work, Dr. Bowden enjoys spending time with family and hiking with her dogs, Pippin and Tucker. Her hobbies include travel, ice hockey, skiing, backpacking, camping, cooking and mentoring other veterinarians.
Kate Domenico, DVM
Dr. Domenico joined the Emergency and Critical Care Team at MVMC in 2014. Originally from Chicago, she attended Ross University and the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine. Since graduating in 2004, she has focused on soft tissue surgery, hospital management, and emergency medicine. In addition to her full-time work at MVMC, she owns Island Veterinary Service in Casco Bay and is a Veterinary Medical Officer for the National Veterinary Response Team of the Department of Health and Human Services. She has been deployed all over the U.S. for disaster mitigation and has provided emergency medical care to Secret Service working canines.
Dr. Domenico is one of the lead instructors for the Working Canine Medical Skills course, organized by the Portland Police Department, and she is on the Board of the Maine Veterinary Medical Association. In her free time, she enjoys sailing, paddle boarding and skiing. She shares her home with a very opinionated one-eyed French Bulldog, Capt. Jack Sparrow, and a very energetic Labrador, River.
Casey Cole, DVM
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Kristen Cohen, DVM
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Meg Roy, DVM
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Elizabeth Cope, DVM
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