Waltham, MA (781) 684-8387

180 Bear Hill Rd

Waltham, MA 02451

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Kristina DePaula, DVM, DACVECC

Critical Care

Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

On The Job

Dr. DePaula developed a passion for emergency and critical care medicine during an internship at BluePearl in New York City. She worked as an emergency doctor at a specialty hospital in Rhode Island for two years before heading back to Tufts where she completed a three-year residency in emergency and critical care medicine. After her residency, she rejoined the BluePearl team with the critical care service in Waltham. Her special interests include trauma, coagulation disorders and sepsis.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Residency, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City NY
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Bachelor of Arts, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA

Off Duty

Dr. DePaula enjoys traveling, miniature golf, karaoke and cooking. She loves spending time outdoors with her husband and two dogs, River and Turner, and lounging on the couch with her two cats, Finn and Maki.