978.965.8387
Compassion & Commitment to Excellence
Compassion &
Commitment to
Excellence 

THOMAS J. MURTHA III, D.V.M.
1627 Osgood St. N. Andover, MA 01845
978.965.8387 | [email protected]

E D U C A T I O N


Tufts University | Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, 1985 Full Scholarship

Harvard University | Harvard Medical School
Master of Arts, 1981 Incomplete

University of Massachusetts Amherst | College of Natural Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, 1979
Graduated with Honors | Pre-veterinary/Pre-medical GPA: 3.8 | Graduate Record Exam: 87th Percentile

 

A R E A S  O F  I N T E R E S T


 

  • Advanced/General Surgery & Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Nutrition & Gastroenterology
  • Comparative Medicine &  Primatology
  • Advanced Pain Management & Alternate Analgesic Therapies
  • Palliative Care & Pet Hospice

 

A S S O C I A T I O N S  & L I C E N S E S


 

  • American Veterinary Medical Association | Member 1985 – Present
  • Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association | Member 1985 – Present
  • USDA Federal Accreditation | 1984
  • DEA Registration | Current
  • MA Controlled Substances Registration | Current
  • MA Veterinary License | Current
  • MA State Racing Commission License | Previously Held

 

E X P E R I E N C E


 

Chief Surgeon & Medical Director
North Andover Haverhill Animal Hospital
North Andover, MA | 2012 – Present

Medical Director
An Act of Kindness At Home Pet Euthanasia
North Andover, MA | 2010 – 2014

General Surgeon & Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary Corporation of America
Everett, MA | 2008 – 2010

Owner, Chief of Medical Staff & General Surgeon
Harvard Veterinary Medical Services
Bolton, Revere, Marblehead & Salem, MA | 1987 – 2008

Director of Veterinary Services
Wonderland Greyhound Park
Revere, MA | 1987 – 2009

General Surgeon
Banfield Veterinary Hospitals
Salem & Everett, MA | 2005 – 2008

Founder & Director of Medicine and Surgery
Healing Hands Foundation for Animals, Nonprofit Organization
Bolton, MA | 1995 – 2001

Associate Veterinarian
Brighton Animal Hospital
Brighton, MA | 1986 – 1987

Associate Veterinarian
Medford Veterinary Clinic
Medford, MA | 1986 – 1987

Associate Veterinarian
Twin City Animal Hospital
Fitchburg, MA | 1985 – 1986

Research Assistant
Charles River Breeding Laboratories
Wilmington, MA | 1983

Immunohistochemistry under William Shek, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Ophthalmic Pathology under Thomas Van Winkle, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Research Assistant
Harvard Medical School | New England Regional Primate Research Center
Southborough, MA | 1982

Harvard-MIT Pathology Slide Seminars, with T.C. Jones, D.V.M., R.
Hunt, D.V.M. and N.W. King Jr., D.V.M. (“Veterinary Pathology”)
Immunohistochemistry and Nutrition under Lorna Johnson, M.D.

Senior Research Assistant II
Harvard Medical School | New England Regional Primate Research Center
Southborough, MA | 1980 – 1981

K.C. Hayes, D.V.M., Ph.D., Nutrition Division Chairman, and R.J. Nicolosi, Ph.D.

Senior Research Assistant I
Harvard Medical School | New England Regional Primate Research Center
Southborough, MA | 1979 – 1980

K.C. Hayes, D.V.M., Ph.D., Nutrition Division Chairman

Veterinary Technician
Lancaster Animal Hospital
Lancaster, MA | 1970 – 1979

Skilled Laborer
Westover Farm
Bolton, MA | 1970 – 1985