Waltham, MA (781) 684-8387

180 Bear Hill Rd

Waltham, MA 02451

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William Snell DVM, DACVS-SA


Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal

On The Job

After completing his small animal surgical residency at the BluePearl hospitals in Philadelphia, Dr. William Snell joined our Boston area team. He specializes in both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. His particular clinical interests include minimally invasive laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures as well as surgical oncology and polytrauma cases.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Philadelphia and Levittown, PA
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Manhattan NY
Clinical Rotation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts West Indies
Bachelor of Arts, Arcadia University, Glenside PA

Off Duty

Dr. Snell enjoys spending time with his wife, their two dogs, Lui and Abby, as well as their faithful feline, Potter. In his down time, Dr. Snell likes to play ice hockey, hike, bike and fish.

Select Articles and Publications

W Snell, L Aronson, H Phillips, L Beale, MP Lorenza-Menzies. Influence of anesthetic variables on short-term and overall survival rates in cats undergoing renal transplantation surgery. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 Aug 1;247(3):267-77.

W Snell, R Orsher, MP Larenza-Menzies, C Popovitch. Comparison of caudal and pre-scrotal castration for management of perineal hernia in dogs between 2004 and 2014. NZ Vet J. 2015 June 2;63 (5): 272-75.