We are truly committed to the health and well-being of our companion animal friends. We understand the unique and special bond humans have with their pets and know that for many of us, these relationships can be just as strong and complex as our human relationships.
All of our compassionate veterinary technician and client assistant staff members are focused on providing professional and personalized care to meet you and your pet's specific needs.
We are also involved in the community by providing our expert services and care at minimal cost working with local area shelters. We are an AAHA-affiliated hospital and we strive to adhere to their standards.
Dr. Douglas DePiero is a native of Beverly, Massachusetts. He began his career as an engineer for NASA, and then in the disk processing industry in Silicon Valley. But his love for animals eventually won out as he later received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University in 1999. Dr. DePiero and his wife, Tina, combined their medical, technical, and entrepreneurial expertise to open the doors of Northeast Veterinary Hospital in September 2001. Dr. DePiero also holds a BS from UNH and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University. He lives with his wife, two daughters, and son in Swampscott along with their golden retriever, Charlie, and their mini-lop, Pumpkin.
Dr. Jessica DiFillippo joined the staff at Northeast Veterinary Hospital in April 2019. She grew up in Lynnfield, Massachusetts and graduated from Delaware Valley University with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Small Animal Science. From there, she went on to complete her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. After practicing in New Hampshire for a couple of years, she is excited to be practicing closer to her hometown. Some of her areas of interest include dermatology, internal medicine, and preventative medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking, and skiing.
Dr. Suzanna Hatunen joined the staff at Northeast Veterinary Hospital in April 2020. She grew up in Sydney, Australia and graduated from Sydney University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2017. She started her career in shelter medicine, and then went on to pursue a one-year rotating internship at Sydney University, before making the big move to Boston.
Dr. Hatunen is very interested in pet dentistry and is also interested in internal medicine, emergency, and preventative care medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family!
Dr. Steve Logsdon joined the staff at Northeast Veterinary Hospital in September 2011. Originally from California, Dr. Logsdon began his veterinary education at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology.
He completed the didactic portion of his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in St. Kitts, West Indies and his final clinical year at the University of Florida. He received his DVM in 2007 from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Logsdon's professional interests include small animal medicine and orthopedic surgery. In his free
time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, fishing, cooking, and woodworking. He lives in Beverly, MA with his wife and sons and hopes to adopt a dog in the near future.