Avian Veterinarians

DISCLAIMER:  LIPS and The Pet Care Trust do NOT endorse any particular Vet or Clinic. The veterinarians on this list have been used by LIPS members.  It is advisable to establish a relationship with a Vet before an emergency arises. Please note that not every listing is for a CERTIFIED 'AVIAN' VET.  Those that are BOARD CERTIFIED will have a notation in their listing.  If you would like your Vet added to the list please contact us. Make sure to verify an address with any facility on this list BEFORE your visit.


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Metro New York


Dr. Karen Cantor (Avian and Exotics Vet)

Westside Veterinary Center

220 West 83rd Street

New York, NY  10024

(212) 580-1800



Dr. Linda Pesek (Board Certified Avian Vet)--Located at the Forest Hills Office

Central Veterinary Associates www.centralvets.com

Valley Stream 24 hr. Emergency & House calls

Bayside, Far Rockaway, Forest Hills, Great Neck, Mineola, Valley Stream

(888)4-CVAPET or (718) 261 1231


Dr. Gilbert Cintron

Twins Veterinary Hospital

50 West Main Street

Bay Shore, NY  11706

(631) 968-8387


Dr. Charles Greco

Animal Medical Hospital of Centereach

2425 Middle Country Road

Centereach, NY 11720

(631) 585-5353


Dr. Dee Hensen

(Dr. Hensen sees avian patients only)

Paumanok Veterinary Hospital

639 Route 112

Patchogue, NY  11772

(631) 475-1312


Dr. Laurie Hess, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian Practice)

Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics

709 Bedford Road

Bedford Hills, NY

(914) 864-1414


Dr. Heidi Hoefer, ABVP (Board Certified)

Meredith Davis, DVM

Island Exotic Vet Care www.heidihoefer.com

591 East Jericho Turnpike

Huntington Sta. NY 11746

(631) 424-0300


Dr. Ned Horowitz

Massapequa Pet Vet

5330 Merrick Road

Massapequa, NY  11758

(516) 797-VETS (8387)



Dr. Shachar Malka, ABVP (Avian Practice), DVM

Long Island Bird & Exotics Veterinary Clinic

333 Great Neck Road

Great Neck, NY  11021

(516) 482-1101 (office)

(516) 482-1144 (fax)


Sunday hours available from 10:30-2:30 p.m. via app't only


Dr. Bethany Howe

Hawkins Animal Hospital & Wellness Center

354 Hawkins Avenue

Ronkonkoma, NY  11779

(631) 981-8111



Dr. Jeff Krasnoff

Brookville Animal Hopsital

691 Glen Cove Road

Glen Head, NY 11545

(516) 674-3322


Dr. Jonathan Mehlrose, DVM

Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island www.vmcli.com

75 Sunrise Highway

West Islip NY 11795

Just east of Rte. 231/Deer Park Ave

(631) 587-0800


Dr. Michael Keschner

Pet Haven Animal Hospital

290 MacDonald Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11218

(718) 435-6900


Dr. Evan Clark

Middle Country Animal Hospital

644 Middle Country Road, Suite D

Selden, NY  11784

(631) 732-0900



Dr. Brian Marder

Merrick Veterinary Group

61 West Sunrise Hwy

Merrick, NY 11566

(516) 379-6200

One Northern Boulevard

Greenvale, NY  11548

(516) 621-1744


Dr. Robert Monaco (Board Certified)

Old Country Animal Clinic

669 Old Country Road

Plainview, NY 11803

(516) 938-7218


Dr. Theresa Paoloni, DVM

Vet Care Unlimited PC

84-09 Rockaway Blvd

Ozone Park, NY 11416

(718) 296-7700


Dr. Alexis Pelegrino

New Hyde Park Animal Hospital

615 Jericho Turnpike

New Hyde Park, NY  11040

(516) 352-7007


Dr. Rob Pisciotta

North Fork Animal Hospital

58605 Route 25

Southold, NY 11971

(631) 765-2400


Dr. Lawrence Putter

Lenox Hill Veterinarians

204 East 76 Street

New York, NY  10021

(212) 879-1320


Dr. Brian Rose

Jefferson Animal Hospital

606 Route 112

Port Jefferson Station, NY  11776

(631) 473-0415


Dr. Neal Saslow

Baldwin Animal Hospital

1864 Grand Avenue

Baldwin, NY 11510

(516) 223-1555


Dr. Frank Scandaglia

Island Bird, Cat & Dog Vet Group

375 Manor Road

Staten Island,NY  10314

(718) 370-9472


Dr. Joseph Silverman

Garden City Park Animal Hospital

290 Denton Avenue

Garden City Park, NY  11040

(516) 742-3377


Dr. Karen Johnston, DVM

Hampton Veterinary Hospital

176 Montauk Hwy

Speonk, NY11972

(631) 325-1611


Dr. Jessica Grodio

Dr. Alexandra Wilson

The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine

562 Columbus Avenue

New York, NY  10024

(212) 501-8750


Dr. Martin Zipkin

Hewlett Animal Hospital

1225 Broadway

Hewlett, New York 11557

(516) 295-4447

Emergencies: Dr. Zipkin

(516) 458-1343


Wantagh Animal Hospital

1416 Wantagh Avenue

Wantagh, NY  11793

(516) 221-2020

New Jersey


Dr. Terri Morrison

(Grooming only-does not treat ill birds)

269 Springfield Ave.

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

(908) 464-0023

Avian & Exotic Pet Medicine

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital

197 Hance Avenue

Tinton Falls, NJ  07724

(732) 747-3636