Internal Medicine Department
Jeremy Diroff, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Diroff attended The Ohio State University as an undergraduate followed by veterinary school, achieving his DVM in 2003. He spent a year as a rotating intern at the Oradell Animal Hospital in northeastern New Jersey before completing a small animal internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He then worked as a veterinary internist at the Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware until 2019.
In 2019, Dr. Diroff happily moved to Maine with his wife and son Elliott. He has had dogs all his life and currently lives with an old Beagle-Basset mix named Stewart and a young mixed breed dog named Henry. Dr. Diroff and his family also adopted a sweet orange kitten named Dorothy.
Dr. Diroff’s interests include immune mediated disease, gastroenterology, nephrology, and infectious disease. He believes that offering cut-edge care in a judgment-free environment with effective communication to the client and referring partner is the best approach to the most complex internal medicine problem.
Dani Rondeau, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Rondeau is a native of California who grew up in northern Virginia with birds, reptiles, rodents, and a cherished rabbit named Snowball. She studied fine arts as an undergraduate and earned a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. While there, she discovered her love of science and veterinary medicine, and graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After completing a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, NJ, she completed a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and received board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2012. She worked at a specialty practice in Williston, Vermont, before joining us to continue practicing internal medicine.
Dr. Rondeau is passionate about abdominal ultrasound, gastrointestinal endoscopy, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and complex medical cases. While she enjoys working with both cats and dogs, she especially loves entitled, sassy, geriatric cats. When not working, she enjoys spending time at home with her partner, Justin, and their two cats, Dinah and The Frumious Bandersnatch. Her hobbies include various art and craft projects, hunting for mushrooms, cooking, and listening to audiobooks.
Karin Wagner, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Wagner received her BA from Swarthmore College in 1990 and her DVM from Cornell University in 1999. In 2005, she was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a specialty in small animal internal medicine. Following a one-year internship at South Shore Animal Hospital in South Weymouth, Mass, she spent two years in private practice in Danbury, Connecticut. Dr. Wagner then completed a three-year residency, followed by one year as a clinical instructor in small animal internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin in Madison Wisconsin. In 2006, Dr. Wagner established the Internal Medicine service at the New Hampshire Veterinary Referral Center in Concord, New Hampshire.
Erika de Papp, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. de Papp grew up in western New York but considers New England home after spending many summers here horseback riding and then attending Dartmouth College. She earned her DVM from Cornell University and completed an internship and internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania. She received board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1999. She spent two years as a clinical instructor at Penn and then moved to Boston, where she was on staff as an internist at the Angell Animal Medical Center for 20 years. Her professional interests include hepatology, gastroenterology, nephrology, immune-mediated disease, endoscopy and laparoscopy.
As a lover of nature, she was eager to move to the Portland area to continue her career while being closer to the great outdoors and all the opportunities this region has to offer. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, skiing, and hiking with her husband and two dogs. She also has an extensive background in enology and is working on her next certification.