Dr. Danielle Wharton, Lead Emergency Clinician & Hospitalist
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. When she returned to the states, she completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island. Throughout her tenure, Dani has been instrumental in the advancement of the emergency service and policy innovation, enforcement, and training. She frequently takes the lead on all emergency clinician communication regarding policy reminders and updates within the emergency service. Dr. Wharton is accomplished in all facets of Emergency Medicine and is a highly skilled clinician. For these reason, Dr. Wharton was promoted to the Lead Emergency Clinician & Hospitalist. She will be responsible for aiding in the coordination, training, and supervision of the Emergency Department. She is charged with promoting greater efficiency and quality of care for our patients and emergency services alike. Additionally, she will aid in, education, personnel enrichment, and medical standardization among the ER Clinicians and Interns, in accordance with the hospitals mission, vision and values.
Dr. Wharton not only enjoys emergency medicine, but also has an interest in Veterinary Behavior. In her spare time, she enjoys country music, hiking, biking, and agility with her rescued pit bull Mace.