Dr. Rachel Somershoe is a 2008 graduate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Somershoe grew up in southern New Jersey and joined Absecon Veterinary Hospital in 1999 as a member of the kennel staff and then as a technician. She is very happy to be able to practice veterinary medicine near her hometown. Her veterinary interests include behavior, internal medicine, and dentistry.

Dr. Somershoe spends her free time volunteering with the Crossroads Youth Group in Brigantine and hanging out with her husband, son and herd of animals. She also loves to vacation in New Hampshire where she can root for the Boston Red Sox!