A native of North Providence, Dr. Gelsomino originally started working at West Shore Animal Clinic after graduating from North Carolina State University as a receptionist. She quickly rose through ranks to technician and made the decision to attend veterinary school at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated summa cum laude after completing her clinical training at Cornell University. She then completed an internship at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in small animal medicine and surgery.
Dr. Gelsomino is married to her childhood sweetheart Ed Gelsomino with whom she has daughter Charli. She also has a houseful including five cats named Leo, Emily, Jacob, BJ, and Kira, a ball python named Suri ,and a bearded dragon named Bowser.