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From Spays and Neuters to complex Orthopedic and Emergency surgery.

The most trusted pet surgery center in New York

Call or chat now for a consult & upfront quote. Our team is led by Dr. Karen Cherrone, a well-known board-certified specialist in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. We utilize cutting-edge medical equipment and advanced anesthesia technology & pain management protocols to provide your pet with the best surgical care and recovery.

Your pet is in good hands.

Our highly trained surgical team is on call, ready to help.

Advanced surgery is our #1 specialty.

Our experienced team of surgeons and Long Island City veterinarians make it their number one priority to focus on pain management, patient safety, and employing the most advanced surgical protocols to ensure your pet receives the best veterinary care possible.

Before the surgery, we’ll make sure you have all of the information you need and prepare you for what to expect on the day of the procedure. We have a state-of-the-art surgical suite with the latest monitoring equipment and excellent supportive care. After the procedure, our team tailors a recovery plan for your pet and guides you through the best post-operative care practices. We perform surgeries such as:

  • Spay Neuter/Cryptorchids
  • Orthopedic Surgery/TTA/CCL Repair
  • Mass removals/Biopsy
  • Soft tissue/Gastropexy
  • Abdominal/Foreign body/Enterotomy/Gastrotomy
  • Bladder stone removal/Cystotomy
  • Eye/Ophthalmology/Enucleations/Entropian
  • Ear/Aural Hematomas

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Dr. Farrah Horowitz, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Dr. Farrah Horowitz, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Surgery Consultant

Dr. Farrah Horowitz earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota. She then completed a rotating medical and surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan and a surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center in Texas. Dr. Horowitz acquired advanced training as a resident in small animal surgery at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (Virginia Tech) where she earned her Masters in Biomedical Veterinary Science and fulfilled her credentials to become a Board Certified Small Animal Surgeon.

Dr. Horowitz is a native Long Islander. She has practiced in Chicago, Pittsburgh, and most recently in Long Island at a large veterinary referral hospital where she had the opportunity to clinically train newly graduated veterinarians during their rotating internship. With over 15 years of experience she enjoys tackling challenging cases and collaborating with other veterinarians and their teams to provide the best care for patients. Her interests include pain management, soft tissue reconstruction, oncologic surgery, and orthopedics. During her time away from work, Dr. Horowitz enjoys spending time with her husband and twin boys biking, traveling, hiking, and baking.

Tony Kahn, DVM, DACVS

Tony Kahn, DVM, DACVS

Surgery Consultant

Dr. Tony Kahn is a Brooklyn-based, board-certified veterinary surgeon with more than 15 years of experience. He performs all types of surgery, including soft tissue, oncologic, orthopedic, and neurosurgical procedures. He also received advanced training in minimally invasive surgery, including procedures performed via arthroscopy (joints), laparoscopy (abdomen), and thoracoscopy (chest).

Dr. Kahn is a highly versatile surgeon who has worked in a range of high-volume veterinary hospitals. Prior to starting his own mobile surgery and surgical consulting company, Dr. Kahn was a surgeon at the Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group (VERG) in Brooklyn, NY, for 6 years, where he pioneered the minimally invasive surgery program. Prior to VERG, he practiced in specialty hospitals in Montreal and Manhattan. In every hospital where he has practiced, Dr. Kahn has taken a leadership role in the clinical training of colleagues and interns.

He completed his Residency in Surgery at the Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey, as well as a General Medicine and Surgery internship at the Animal Medical Center in Manhattan and a Surgery Specialty internship at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT.

Dr. Kahn received his doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine in 2004 from Tufts University. He received Bachelor’s degrees with High Thesis Honors in Biology and French Literature in 2000, also from Tufts University.

Karen Cherrone, DVM

Karen Cherrone, DVM

Surgery Consultant

Dr. Cherrone is originally from Upstate NY. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Cornell University in 1995 and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from The Ohio State University in 1999. She then completed a small animal internship in medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City in 2000. Following the internship, she completed a one-year small animal surgery internship and a comprehensive three- year residency program in soft tissue, orthopedics and neurosurgery at Long Island Veterinary Specialists in 2004.

Following her residency, Dr. Cherrone has served as a staff surgeon at specialty, referral and emergency hospitals on Long Island and in New York City, as well as a Director of Surgery at The Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital of the ASPCA. She has received board certification and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Her special interests include an array of soft tissue and orthopedic procedures, regenerative medicine, as well as pain management. With 20 years of experience, she has performed thousands of surgeries over the years.