Throop Office – Doctors
Robert J. Noto, VMD
Dr. Robert Noto was born and raised in Dunmore, Pa. He graduated from the University of Scranton in 1993 with degrees in biology and history. He followed his passion for veterinary medicine to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Noto graduated in 1997 with a primary interest in companion animal medicine. He has practiced in northeast Pennsylvania since 1997 and opened Memorial Veterinary Hospital in 2008.
Dr. Noto’s professional interests include preventative medicine, cancer treatment, endocrine (hormone-related) disorders, dermatology/allergies, and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Noto has served our community as a volunteer for many animal rescue groups. He has been on the Board of Directors of The Humane Society of Lackawanna County/Griffin Pond Animal Shelter and One Life to Live Pet Rescue. He has also volunteered with the University of Scranton and Johnson College. Dr. Noto has had the honor of teaching and mentoring many veterinary and pre-veterinary students, as well as many veterinary technician students.
Dr. Noto resides in Dunmore with his wife MaryKay, son Zachary, daughter Julia and their beloved dogs Mikey and Duchess
Melonie Sappe, VMD
Dr. Sappe is a veterinarian at our Throop location. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Juniata College and then graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.
She started her career at our Dickson City location before moving to our Throop office in 2015. In her free time, Dr. Sappe enjoys hanging out with her handsome canine companion Sullivan and participating in a variety of intramural sports.
Jennifer Wandell, VMD
This is Jennifer Wandell, a licensed veterinarian here at our Throop location. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Wilkes University before moving on to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine.
She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and has been a practicing veterinarian for over 16 years. She has two cats at home, Emmett and Nathan. She is holding a client’s kitty named Dolly in this picture.
In her time off, she loves spending time with her family and friends but also enjoys going to work to see her co-workers with whom she is very close.
Eric Wallis, DVM
Dr. Wallis grew up in Carbondale and received a BS in Animal Science from Purdue University in 2016. He then attended the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2020.
He loves all animals and has decided to dedicate his career to the care of dogs and cats. He knew that he wanted to be a veterinarian from a very young age. Dr. Wallis tells us : “We love our pets so much because they are wholly innocent and I love having the opportunity to make their lives as safe and healthy as possible.”Dr. Wallis has a special interest in clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics (how drugs work in the body), and new drug development in people and animals. He loves to cook, garden, read, spend time on the lake, work on home improvement projects and snowboarding.
Dr. Wallis is well prepared to offer our clients compassionate and skilled care. He has been in the service industry for years. His family has owned a restaurant for a long time (Manhattan Manor in Carbondale), so he loves talking with people of all different backgrounds and helping them and their pets. He resides locally with his two felines “Cactus Jack” and his newest addition “Gravy”.
Tiffany Clarke, DVM – Urgent Care
Dr. Clarke is originally from New Jersey, but moved to Northeast Pennsylvania to complete her undergraduate degree and has remained in the area since then. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Misericordia University and her veterinary degree from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Dr. Clarke completed her clinical training at Cornell University and an emergency and critical care externship at both Garden State Veterinary Specialists and Northeast Veterinary Referral Hospital. Upon graduation Dr. Clarke worked in emergency medicine for 6 years, she is now using her extensive training to provide urgent care at the MVH Throop office.
When Dr. Clarke isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and pets. She has three cats and an adorable French Bulldog named Mr. Pickles. Dr. Clarke also enjoys traveling in her free time.
Dorie Henry, DVM
Dr. Dorie Henry graduated from St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 and did her clinical training at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Prior to attending veterinary school, Dr. Henry received her Bachelors of Science in Veterinary and Biomedical Science at the Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Henry was raised in the Honesdale area, spending her childhood on her families’ horse farm in Beach Lake and dairy farm in Cherry Ridge. Dorie lives in Beach Lake with her rescue dog Samson. She spends her personal time running, horseback riding, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Megan Lewis
Dr. Megan Lewis was born and raised in NEPA. As a first-generation student, she graduated from Keystone College in 2016 with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2023 with a passion for client communication, cardiology, and soft tissue surgery. Her cat Wyatt (pictured) was her vet school companion who loves to perch on her shoulders. Dr. Lewis enjoys spending her personal time outside with her family and pets, training aerial silks, doing projects around the house and reading. Currently she’s living in Tunkhannock and extremely excited to provide excellent care to our local pets and their owners at Memorial Vet Hospital!