Dr. John Beres is a Connecticut native and lives in Guilford with his family.  He has a prior career as an engineer designing medical devices for human medicine.  He has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree, as well as his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University.  He continues to train each year and logs up to 60 continuing education hours annually.






Dr. Julie Cieplik joined us in April of 2011.  She is a Massachusetts native and graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.  After completing an internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, she relocated to Albany, NY with her husband.  Julie moved to Guilford in 1998 and enjoys living on the shoreline with her family.  Julie has a special interest in pocket pets, rabbits, ferrets and reptiles.



 Emily is a Certified Veterinary Technician and Certified Dental Technician.  She has been in the veterinary field since 1997 where she started out as a kennel assistant.  It was then she realized her passion for veterinary medicine.  She graduated from Becker College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology, and in 2006 she became a Certified Veterinary Dental Technician.  Emily logs up to 30-40 continuing education hours yearly.  She lives in Eastern Connecticut with her husband and 2 dogs (Jessie and Lily).   They share a love for outdoor adventures, such as hiking, camping, kayaking, pretty much anything outdoors.

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 Marge started her career in nursing school.  She came to work at East Shore with Dr. Gambardella years ago as a summer job and fell in love with veterinary medicine.  She stayed on full time and continues to enjoy the new challenges and experiences every day brings.  At home she enjoys gardening in the summer, and lives with her cat Sputnik and her husband Joe.




When you call on the phone or come in our front door there is a good chance you may be greeted by Heather.  Heather graduated from Morgan High School and went on to Branford Hall to earn her Associates Degree in Medical Billing.  Prior to joining our team she worked for 8 years at another AAHA accredited hospital.  She enjoys working with clients to improve the health and quality of life with their pets.  Heather has recently become the manager of the boarding and daycare program.  She lives with her beloved Australian Shepherd mix "Lucky" who will do just about anything for carrots!  

East Shore Veterinary Hospital
50 N. Main St Branford, CT 06405
(203) 488-1686
(203) 488-1687 (fax)