Welcome to Compassion Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Marlborough,MA
Call us at (508) 481-8387

At Compassion Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Gangadhar Patil
Marlborough Veterinarian | Compassion Veterinary Clinic | (508) 481-8387

275 Boston Post Rd E
Marlborough, MA 01752

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Marlborough Office


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-4:00 pm



Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Gangadhar Patil, DVM, MS
    Owner of Compassion Veterinary Clinic

    Dr. Patil grew up in India as part of a large family of doctors of human medicine. He was influenced by one of his teachers to pursue veterinary medicine. Dr. Patil graduated from Mysore Veterinary College in Bengaluru, India in 1981 with honors in pathology. While persuing his veterinary studies he was also quite accomplished in sports and represented his University in Field Hockey.

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  • Dr. Courtney Lewis, DVM

    Courtney Lewis graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She worked and volunteered at the Tufts Wildlife clinic before and during her time at the school, where she gained a deep appreciation for the wildlife of New England. Following graduation, Dr. Lewis worked on the North Shore for 5 years at a small animal/exotic/wildlife practice.

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  • Dr. Stephanie Thuy Wilson, BVM&S, MRCVS

    Stephanie Wilson became a part of the team at Compassion Veterinary Clinic when hired as a full time associate veterinarian in July of 2015. Her extensive knowledge, quick-thinking ability, likeable personality, and empathy for distressed animals make her valued by staff and clients alike.

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  • Debbie Cassinelli
    Office Manager

    Bio coming soon.

  • Colby Fichtel

    Colby joined our staff after a very brief stint as a volunteer in 2005. We needed him in a hurry and he did an outstanding job, which is consistent with his work here ever since. There are many titles besides 'Mr. Reliable' that we could give Colby, but the one that stands out would have to be the 'mother-hen' of the patients at the clinic. He devotes an inordinate amount of time tending to their needs both physically and emotionally. Patients, clients and staff are fortunate he is here for he is always willing to lend a helping hand.

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  • Lisa Padula

    Lisa initially started at Compassion Veterinary Clinic as a volunteer in June 1998 and became a part time employee 3 months later. Often referred to as the 'cat psychologist' of the clinic, Lisa posseses exceptional knowledge of cat behavior, much of which she has acquired through personal experience and ambition. Lisa has rescued and cared for feral cats most of her life and continually works towards her dream of sheltering exotic cats.

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  • Brittney Appleyard

    Brittney became a member of our staff in the fall of 2010. Although she came with some experience, we were impressed with how quick she was to prove herself and she did it well. Her thoroughness is an asset and she often surprises us by pointing out certain details we may have overlooked. Animals are very comfortable with her as she is with them. She has become a very welcome part of our team. Her primary role here is as a veterinary technician, however she graciously helps as a receptionist when needed.

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  • Rachel Crittendon

    Rachel started at Compassion when she was in High School as a volunteer and became an official part-time member of our staff in 2011. Her fast learning ability, amiable nature and eagerness to assist helped our decision to hire her and we are sure it was a good one. She has a way with animals which is evident by watching the actions of Flipper, our resident cat, who practically leaps in her arms to be loved when she arrives.

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  • Meghan Aucoin
    Housekeeping Supervisor

    Added to our staff in November 2010, Meghan is indispensible. She has a keen eye for detail and a skill for organizing and removing clutter that tends to build with a mind of its own. Pets recognize her as an animal lover and are very comfortable around her. She can often be heard talking to the boarders and it almost sounds as if they are talking back. Always willing to give a helping hand when needed, Meghan is very much appreciated by all the staff.

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  • Flipper
    Resident Cat and Helper

    In 2001, a stray kitten, approximately 11 weeks old, was brought to Compassion Veterinary Clinic by a concerned client. His tail was badly injured and required amputation. The remaining tail and its expressive movement earned him the name, Flipper.

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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Wow! Thanks to all the staff at Anderson Vet Clinic. I feel like you all truly love what you do! My kitty, Lola and I always have such a pleasant experience when we come in. Fortunately, it’s usually just for a check-up, but I would not leave Lola in anyone else’s hands but yours. Thank you for your caring commitment!"
    Maya Smith / Los Angeles, CA
  • "I have benefited tremendously from the care my pet received from Dr. Anderson."
    John Doe / San Diego, CA

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