Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island Veterinarians

Veterinarian Overview

Our mission is to provide patients with the utmost in veterinary care, while addressing the particular needs of their owners. At the Veterinary Medical Center our staff, family veterinarians, and pet owners are all equal parts of a veterinary team. We encourage open communication and deeply respect the values, and wisdom, of our team members.


Dr. Barone | Veterinary Neurology

Dr. Barone

Dr. Gina Barone DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (neurology) joined our Neurology referral service in 2009 and has been a welcome addition to the VMCLI team. [More]

Dr. Brodsky | Veterinary Oncology

Dr. Brodsky

Dr. Edwin Brodsky is one of approximately two hundred board-certified veterinary oncologists in the United States. [More]

Dr. Brower | Veterinary Surgery

Dr. Brower

Dr. Brower received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011, after completing his undergraduate studies at Carleton College with a Bachelor of Arts in 2003. [More]

Dr. Carmichael | Veterinary Dentistry

Dr. Carmichael

Dr. Daniel T. Carmichael is the first and only board-certified veterinary dentist on Long Island. [More]

Dr. Composto | Veterinarian

Dr. Composto

Co-Founder and Director of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island. 

Dr. Composto graduated with honors from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical year of training at the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine. [More]

Dr. Durand | Veterinarian

Dr. Durand

Dr. Corinne Durand graduated from Cornell University in 2004 with a degree in Biology – Animal Physiology. [More]

Dr. Fondacaro | Veterinary Internal Medicine

Dr. Fondacaro

Dr. Fondacaro is the Chief of Staff of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island and founder of Suffolk Veterinary Specialty Services, PLLC.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with honors, Magna Cum Laude with distinction, from James Madison University in 1992. [More]

Dr. Friedrich

Dr. Erika Friedrich is a native New Yorker who received her Bachelor of Science degree from Union College in 1999, and her veterinary degree from The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, in 2005. [More]

Dr. Hillock | Veterinary Internal Medicine

Dr. Hillock

Dr. Sean Hillock earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Florida in Gainsville in 1995. [More]

Dr. Jay

Dr. Maureen Jay brings a diverse set of skills and experiences to her new Residency position here at the VMCLI. In 2011, she graduated from Washington State University. [More]

Dr. La Croix | Veterinary Opthalmology

Dr. La Croix

The Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island is pleased to offer the specialist services of Noelle La Croix, DVM, and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology. [More]

Dr. Magda | Veterinary Emergency

Dr. Magda

Dr. Magda is an emergency clinician thoroughly enjoying the intensive care environment while emphasizing effective client communication. [More]

Dr. Mehlrose

Dr. Mehlrose

Dr. Mehlrose received a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a Minor in History from Stony Brook University in 1999. He then proceeded to Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated with honors in 2004. [More]

Dr. Puccio | Veterinary Suregeon

Dr. Puccio

The Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island is pleased to announce that Dr. Margaret Puccio, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons has joined our practice team. [More]

Dr. Seltzer | Veterinary Dermatology

Dr. Seltzer

Dr. Judy Seltzer graduated from Cornell University in 2000 with a BS in Animal Sciences. She then went on to pursue her Veterinary degree and graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in England in 2005. [More]

Dr. Ting

Dr. Ting completed her professional veterinary coursework at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. [More]

Dr. Wharton | Veterinary Emergency

Dr. Wharton

Dr. Wharton graduated from Long Island University in 2007 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Psychology & Biology. She went on to pursue her veterinary degree at the Ontario Veterinary College. [More]

Dr. Zaroff | Veterinary Emergency

Dr. Zaroff

Co-Founder and Director of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island.

Dr. Zaroff graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed his clinical year of training at the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine. [More]