Jeffrey DiPaola, VMD — Chief of Staff
Dr. Jeffrey DiPaola, our Chief of Staff, originally hails from Long Island, New York, but now resides in Medway, Massachusetts. He earned his veterinary and undergraduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. DiPaola founded Main Street Veterinary Hospital in 2000 following 14 years practicing locally. His medical interests include endocrinology and oncology.
Dr. DiPaola is married and has two sons, two cats, and Lucy the dog. When not at the hospital, he likes spending his time woodworking.
Richard Medcraft, DVM
Dr. Richard Medcraft is a 1990 graduate of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. An Indiana native, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Evansville (Indiana) before pursuing a Master of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from Iowa State University. Prior to joining Main Street Veterinary Hospital in 2004, Dr. Medcraft practiced emergency medicine for 10 years.
Dr. Medcraft lives with his wife, who is also a veterinarian, their two sons, three dogs and two cats. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). He enjoys walking the dogs and watching his sons play soccer.
Heather Cochran, DVM
Dr Heather Cochran joined Main Street Veterinary Hospital in 2003. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Wellesley College and worked in cancer research at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Cochran then attended Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated in 1996.
She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston prior to practicing locally. Her professional memberships include Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA).