Deborah Ward, DVM, MS

Mobile Ultrasonographer & Small Animal Internist

Dr. Ward was born and raised in New York. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from Duke University, she graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She completed a one year rotating small animal medicine and surgical internship at Southwest Veterinary Specialty Center in Tucson, Arizona, prior to beginning her Internal Medicine Residency at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.  She obtained board certification in Small Animal Internal Medicine from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2000 as well as a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Medical Science for her research on the use of gastro-protectant medication in dogs.

Dr. Ward has worked at two large referral hospitals in the area, where she has developed a reputation for excellence in the local veterinary community. Ultrasound has been a large part of her clinical practice and brings this expertise, as well as her skill in managing cases, to our practice.


Eric DeRose, DVM,

Mobile Veterinary Cardiologist

Dr. DeRose is a Veterinary Cardiologist. He earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine. After finishing his studies, he was selected for an internship with Veterinary Specialist of South Florida in Cooper City. He then went on to his residency in veterinary cardiology at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, NJ. He is especially interested in treatment and management of congestive heart failure due to chronic valve disease or endocardiosis, the most common form of acquired heart disease in dogs. Dr. DeRose strives to help veterinarians improve the quality of life for animals affected by this disease. He provides cardiology ultrasound services at our practice.