Dr. Heather York graduated with Honors from the University of Vermont, with Bachelor degrees in Animal/Dairy science and Biological sciences. After graduation, Dr. York worked as an International Training Specialist for Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, followed by a position as a instructor at the University of Vermont, in the Department of Animal Science.

After receiving her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Massey University in New Zealand, Dr. York completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists, in Rhode Island, and a surgical internship at the Animal Specialty Center, in New York City. During her internships, Dr. York discovered a passion for orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation medicine and was later awarded a Fellowship at Veterinary Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Group in Maryland, with primary focus on orthopedic surgery, regenerative medicine, rehabilitation and sports medicine. During this time, Dr.York completed extensive training and obtained national certification as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) from the Canine Rehab Institute and Colorado State University.

Dr. York returned to her native New England in 2014 to practice Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Her special interests include orthotics and prosthetics, regenerative medicine, osteoarthritis and pain management. Dr. York has worked with OrthoPets for the last six years. Dr. York is an expert in the V-OP Rehab field!

If you live in states of Vermont or Maine, and would like to work with Dr. York, please give her a call or email her.




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