VCA Baybrook Animal Hospital

Milford Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Lee Lipsitz

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University
    Graduate School: MSU

    Dr. Lee Lipsitz earned her DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1996. While at MSU also received a MS and PhD in the field of neurotoxicology. Although she planned to stay in academia and ...
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  • Elisa Ermilio

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Elisa Ermilio was born and raised in Northern New Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree ...
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  • Melanie Janicki

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Melanie Janicki was born and raised in Oxford Connecticut. While attending Ross University School of Veterinary medicine, Dr. Janicki spent 2 1/2 years in the island of St Kitts. This is also ...
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  • Neil Mandel

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Araneta University
    Graduate School: NYU School of Medicine

    Dr. Neil Mandel received his Masters of Science degree in molecular biology from the NYU School of Medicine in 1980 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Araneta University in the Philippenes ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, Please contact one of the following nearby emergency care clinics:

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
895 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton, CT 06484