Dr. Ruth Marrion is a native of East Lyme, Connecticut. She graduated from Penn State University, then completed her DVM degree at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school Dr. Marrion completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, MA. After her internship she enrolled in a combined ophthalmology residency and pathology graduate program. She completed her ophthalmology residency and earned a PhD in 1997.
Dr. Marrion has been staff ophthalmologist at Bulger Veterinary Hospital since 1998. Her special interests include ophthalmic surgery and genetic eye diseases of purebred dogs. She spends much of her free time volunteering. Dr. Marrion provides veterinary ophthalmology services to Zoo New England, the New England Aquarium, and the MSPCA in Methuen MA. Recently she started providing mobile ophthalmic surgical services for avian and exotic patients at area veterinary hospitals. She shares her home with her teenage child and a large pack of rescue Standard Poodles.