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Dr. Christopher Lee DVM
Dr.Lee is the founder and owner of the Eliot Veterinary Hospital. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire in 1981
where he earned his bachelor of science degree in Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Medicine.
After pursuing a master of science degree at the University of New Hampshire, Dr. Lee received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota
in 1987 graduating Magna Cum Laude. He also completed an internship in emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Following graduation from the University of Minnesota, Dr. Lee owned and operated the South Berwick Veterinary Hospital for 20 years where he practiced small animal medicine
and surgery with special interests in dermatology, ophthalmology, soft tissue surgery and orthopedics.
Outside of the hospital Dr. Lee lives in South Berwick, Maine with his wife of 34 years. He enjoys cooking, gardening, spending time with his family, hiking, and physical training. He is especially enamored with his grandchildren and his dog, Boston. Dr. Lee is also an avid fan of all New England sports and he loves spending time at the lake, water sports, the beach, and he occasionally gets out on the golf course.
Dr. Lee is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Maine Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Information Network.
Eliot Veterinary Hospital is extremely fortunate to have Mariellen as our Hospital Manager.
Mariellen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lehigh University with a degree in Business and Economics. Following a 20-year career as the
assistant director of the Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire, Mariellen was the practice manager at the South Berwick
Veterinary Hospital for 5 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Eliot Veterinary Hospital and is always available to answer questions and assist
our clients and patients in any way that she can.
When not at the hospital, Mariellen lives in South Berwick with her husband and dog. She enjoys gardening, reading,
skiing, the lake and beach, all New England sports and enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren.
Stephanie Tingley, LVT
Stephanie compliments the staff of Eliot Veterinary Hospital with her seven years of experience in the field as a veterinary technician.
She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology.
She later utilized her education and love for animals to achieve her certification in Veterinary Technology.
Stephanie has experience in a referral practice setting as well as general practice.
You will be able to tell by the smile on her face that she enjoys meeting clients and patients and making sure that all of their needs are met. One of Stephanie's most important roles is taking charge of our Digital Radiology Department. She ensures that all of our x-ray imaging is state-of-the-art.
Stephanie shares her home with her husband Erik, their newborn daughter Lydia and their two felines, Mango and Logan. Her hobbies include baking, hiking, gardening, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Alicia Deneault joined the staff of Eliot Veterinary Hospital in January of 2015. She's originally
from New Hampton, New Hampshire where she realized at a young age that her love for animals
would eventually steer her in the direction of a career in veterinary medicine. Ali obtained her
associates degree in Veterinary Technology and Applied Animal Science from the Thompson
School at the University of New Hampshire in 2014 where she graduated at the top of her class.
She will be sitting for the veterinary technician's licensing examination in July of 2015. Eliot
Veterinary Hospital is fortunate to have Ali who approaches her responsibilities with enthusiasm,
professionalism and compassion.
Ali lives with her newly adopted cat, Luna and when she is not at work she enjoys cooking,
gardening, reading, hitting the beach and spending time with her family and boyfriend, Matt.