Staff - Veterinary Doctors

All of our doctors are licensed veterinarians in the state of Massachusetts and regularly attend Continuing Education Courses and Conferences to offer their patients the latest advancements and technology in veterinary medicine.

All Ashland veterinarians are members of The AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), MVMA (Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association) and AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association).

David Schwarz, D.V.M. David Schwarz, D.V.M. , Cornell University
  • Past President, Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association
  • Veterinary Services Team leader for SMART: State of MA Animal Response Team
  • Founding owner of Ashland Animal Hospital since 1977
  • Dr. Schwarz has 6 dogs and 3 cats
  • His interests include family, music, sports, community service
Robert Davis, D.V.M. Robert Davis, D.V.M. , Michigan State University
  • Board Member, Massachusetts Board of Registration for Veterinary Medicine
  • Member AAVSB (American Association of Veterinary State Boards)
  • AAH owner since 1993, previously an associate veterinarian at Weston Veterinary Hospital since 1978
  • Dr. Davis has 3 cats, Raindrop, Rio & Jagger
  • His interests include family, art, landscaping, birds, fine red wine, music, sports and travel
Geoffrey Kardon, D.V.M. Geoffrey Kardon, V.M.D. , University of Pennsylvania
  • AAH owner since 1989
  • Dr. Kardon has 1 black lab Schmoo
  • His interests include family, boating, and fishing
Dr. Cathryn Cleveland, D.V.M. Dr. Cathryn Cleveland, D.V.M.
  • Ashland vet since April 2014
  • Dr. Cleveland has one cat named Missy
  • Professional interests include preventative medicine, emergency medicine, and surgery
  • Personal interests include being outdoors, horses, family
Dr. Melissa Bisesi, D.V.M. Dr. Melissa Bisesi, D.V.M.
  • Ashland vet since November 2015
  • Dr. Bisesi has a dog named Robin, and 3 cats named Conan, Siren and Doodle.
  • Professional interests include diagnostic imaging (specifically abdominal ultrasound), as well as nutrition and formulating patient-specific weight management plans.
  • Personal interests include spending time with her husband and son, reading, and cross country skiing in the winter.
Dr. Roseanne Bezzant, D.V.M.
  • Ashland vet since November 2015
  • Dr. Bezzant has a border collie mix named Jello
  • Professional interests include Chronic pain management, dentistry, ophthalmology and pocket pets. She is currently working on IVAPM certification to become a certified veterinary pain practitioner
  • Personal interests include hiking, biking, gardening, and searching for the best asian food in boston with her husband.