Meet Our Veterinarian Team!
Meet the Veterinarians & Team of West Roxbury Animal Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!
Get to know our team!
Dr. Michael Krawshuk
Dr. Michael Krawshuk grew up in West Hartford, CT. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Gettysburg College in 1993 and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University in 1997. Dr. Krawshuk then completed a one-year medical and surgical internship in Darien, Connecticut. Dr. Krawshuk was an associate veterinarian at Bulger Animal Hospital for five years and spent the past twenty years at Weston Veterinary Clinic before joining West Roxbury Animal Hospital in August 2022. Dr. Krawshuk, and his wife, Dr. Heald, have two children and multiple pets. Dr. Krawshuk enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, trying new cheeses, and drinking wine when not working.
Dr. Jeff Kaplan
Dr. Jeff Kaplan, a native of New York (first Queens, then Long Island), graduated from
Cornell University with a B.S. and then earned his D.V.M. from Tufts Veterinary School
(now Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine).
Dr. Kaplan has focused on feline medicine since graduating: He worked at Boston Cat
Hospital for five years before opening Metro Cat Hospital in Brookline, MA. As a practice
owner and eventually, as medical director, he developed a large, loyal following of cat owners and became known for his diagnostic skills and relationships with varied
Dr. Kaplan is thorough and thoughtful, working with complex variables until he arrives at a sound diagnosis. He is accustomed to listening to clients, allowing them to express their emotions, and explaining diagnoses and treatment options. He has a strong work ethic and is dedicated to practicing quality veterinary medicine.
Outside work, Dr. Kaplan spends time with his wife, his four adult children, his “fifth child,” a Yorkie named Mocha, his cockatiel Citrine, and each fish in his 90-gallon tank.
Dr. Kimberly Heald
Dr. Kimberly Heald completed her undergraduate degree at Bowdoin College and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University in 1996. Upon graduation, Dr. Heald continued her education by completing a one-year medical and surgical internship at Veterinary Specialists in West Hartford, Connecticut. Raised in Weston, Dr. Heald returned to Massachusetts to assume the Associate role for four years at Brookline Animal Hospital. After taking a hiatus to raise her children, Dr. Heald returned to part-time associate positions at Weston Veterinary Clinic and Natick Animal Clinic. She and her husband, Dr. Krawshuk, have two grown children, one dog, and three cats.