Meet Dr. Mark Gustavson!

By August 29th, 2014No Comments

Dr. Mark Gustavson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Classical studies from Drew University in 1995. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in 2012. He most recently completed a post-doctoral internship in Small Medicine and Surgery at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

We interviewed him so that we all could learn more about him and the amazing things that he does in our hospital and our community!


  • Where are you originally from?
    • Westchester, NY
  • How long have you been at the Hospital?
    • Since 7/31/13
  • At what point in your life did you realize that you had such a deep connection with pets?
    • Ever since childhood
  • What would you say was the greatest, pet-related, community accomplishment that you have had?
    • I was the director of the Southside healthy Pet Clinic in Ithaca, NY
  • List your pets and names:
    • Lemme – Bedlington Terrier
    • Pierre – Mini Poodle
    • Mimsy – Tibetan Terrier
    • Chewy – Lab Mix
    • Griffith – BLH Cat
  • What kind of food do you feed your pets?
    • Hills J/D, Purina Pro Plan, Royal Canin SO
  • What is your favorite movie?
    • Enter the Dragon
  • What kind of music do you like?
    • Alternative Rock
  • What was the last book that you read?
    • Eyes of the World Series by, Robert Jordan
  • What is your favorite TV show?
    • Deadwood
  • Where was your last vacation?
    • Cruise of the Eastern Mediterranean
  • What is your favorite restaurant?
    • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
  • Describe your perfect sandwich:
    • Roast beef, fresh mozzarella, lettuce, roasted peppers, salt/pepper and Italian dressing
  • Name your favorite sport’s team:
    • NY Jets, Mets, Knicks & Rangers

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