Dr. Maria Ierace, DVM, Dermatology Resident
Dr. Maria Ierace is from Connecticut. She received her undergraduate degree from Western Connecticut State University with a major in biology. Dr. Ierace then worked for a year as a chemist prior to going to veterinary school. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Missouri. Dr. Ierace became a veterinarian because she loves animals, people, science, and learning. She is very passionate about the human-animal bond and is devoted to trying to make a positive difference in the lives of all species. She had the opportunity to advance her veterinary knowledge during her internship at the Animal Hospital of Regency Park and Animal Dermatology South, in addition to providing the highest quality care for her patients. Dr. Ierace developed a special interest in dermatology and began an American College of Veterinary Dermatology residency in May of 2015 with Animal Dermatology South. Dr. Ierace has two dogs, Watson, a lab mix, and Taz, a Chihuahua mix. She enjoys hiking and spending time with her dogs, horseback riding, reading, kayaking, swimming, surfing, and volunteering at animal shelters. Dr. Ierace couldn’t be more excited about being a part of the team here and looks forward to meeting you and your beloved pet!
Dr. Richard Borecky, DVM
Dr. Borecky is a 2003 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to attending veterinary school, he was a paramedic in Georgia. Upon graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Borecky completed an equine internship in Ocala, Florida and went on to work with one of the largest thoroughbred racetrack practices in the United States. In 2005, he switched his focus to small animal medicine holding positions in general medicine, emergency/critical care and practice management. He is a USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor, a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and enjoys spending time with his wife, their Patterdale Terrier and two cats.