South Shore Animal Hospital

Staten Island 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.

  • Gregory L. Panarello

    Medical Director
    Board Certification: DACVECC
    Veterinary School: University of Florida

    Gregory L. Panarello, DVM, DACVECC, graduated with honors from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, where he received his Bachelors of Science degree. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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  • Michali Berenstein

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Michali Berenstein was born and raised in Brooklyn, but now calls Staten Island home. She studied environmental science at Barnard College, Columbia University, and went on to obtain her Doctor

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  • Meredith Berger

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Meredith Berger obtained her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science degree from Cornell University in 2004. She received her veterinary degree from Ross University in 2008. After spending two

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  • Rosie Busayawatanasood

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Rosie Busayawatanasood attended Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, NY and obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2010. While at Cornell, she received the

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  • Joy Clemente

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: None

    Biography coming soon.


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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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital. South Shore Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 718-980-2600. We are located at 125 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, NY, 10306.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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