Meet The Team!

Myles Borash, DVM

Veterinarian & Co-Owner

Dr. Myles Borash received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1973 and founded Borash Veterinary Clinic in 1979. Over the years, Dr. Borash has maintained a Lost Pets & Adoptions program at the clinic in an effort to help animals of all kinds receive clinical care and find loving forever homes. His expertise and big heart also travels to Aruba where he volunteers at clinics performing services and surgeries for stray cats, dogs, and horses. Dr. Borash has professional interests in advanced dental procedures, orthopedics, and many other types of surgeries. He also has over 40 years of experience caring for exotic pets like birds, turtles, rabbits, and more. When Dr. Borash is not seeing clients and pets, he enjoys bike riding, traveling to Aruba to swim in the tropical Aruban waters, and windsurf racing at warm venues. In fact, in the 1990's, Dr. Borash was a 3-time US National Windsurfing Champion! You may even spot him in the harbor on a windy day. Dr. Borash also greatly enjoys spending time with his wife, Kathleen, daughter, Laura, son and daughter-in-law, David and Lori, and grandsons, Jesse and Aidan.

Rick Southgate, DVM

Veterinarian & Co-Owner

Dr. Southgate earned his degree in veterinary medicine from Tufts University and spent ten years gaining valuable skills and experience in the veterinary field as a veterinary technician priot to veterinary school. He joined the team at Borash Veterinary Clinic in April 2013, became a co-owner in June 2017, and has formed lasting relationships with his clients and their pets through thorough care, compassion, and bedside manner. Dr. Southgate volunteers as a board member with the Veterinary Association of the North Shore (VANS). His professional interests include dermatology, allergies, and oncology. In his free time, Dr. Southgate enjoys golfing and spending quality time with his wife and sons. Rescued breeds are Dr. Southgate's breed of choice. You may have even met his lovable rescue lab mix Dexter when you came in for a visit!

Dianicia Kirton, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Dianicia Kirton earned her veterinary degree from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She has areas of professional interest in holistic integrative medicine, surgery, nutrition, pain management, and medicinal marijuana research. Dr. Kirton had her sights set on becoming a veterinarian since childhood. Her uncle is a veterinarian, and he shared his passion for providing care to the helpless and voiceless. In 2015, Dr. Kirton was a USDA emergency responder during the Avian Influenza Outbreak. She also worked with World Vets in Nicaragua. Locally, Dr. Kirton volunteers her time as a spay/neuter surgeon at MSPCA at Nevins Farm. She is a Fear Free Certified Professional, and is currently training to be a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. At home, Dr. Kirton has two forever friends: Precious, a Bichon Frise, and Balu, a Pitbull.