Veterinary Specialists of CT - Dr. Jeffrey Berzon,Diplomate,A.C.V.S Dr. Jeffrey Berzon, Diplomate, A.C.V.S. 

Dr. Berzon received his veterinary degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and did his surgical residency at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell, where he also served as an assistant professor of surgery.  He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and has authored a chapter in a well known surgical textbook and several surgical articles in veterinary journals.


Veterinary Specialists of CT, Dr. Kenneth Knaack, Diplomate, A.C.V.I.M.Dr. Kenneth Knaack, Diplomate, A.C.V.I.M. 
Dr. Knaack  graduated from the The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he also completed his residency in internal medicine.  Before moving to Connecticut, Dr. Knaack was medical director at Southshore Veterinary Hospital in South Weymouth, Massachusettes.  One of only a few practicing boarded internists in Connecticut, Dr. Knaack's interests include neurology, neuroendocrinology, endocrinology, endoscopy and ultrasonography.  He is also certified in veterinary acupuncture. 



Veterinary Specialists of CT, Dr. Harlan Gustafson, DVM, Veterinary Specialists of CTDr. Harlan Gustafson

Dr. Gustafson is a graduate of Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he completed both his undergraduate and veterinary medicine degrees.  He manages the provision of routine services at Veterinary Specialists and has special interests in otology as well as exotic companion mammals.


          Dr. Elizabeth Goldman DVM, DACVIM is our newest addition to Veterinary Specialists of CT. She is a board-certified Small Animal Internal Medicine specialist. She is a graduate of Cornell University‚Äôs College of Agriculture and Life Sciences receiving a B.S. in Animal Sciences in 1991.  She completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine with Highest Honors at Cornell University in 1994 and continued her post-doctorate internship at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey.  Dr. Goldman completed a Clinical Pathology Residency at North Carolina State in 1997 and her Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency at Iowa State in 2000. Internal Medicine Specialty Board Certification was awarded in 2001.  Dr. Goldman has been an instructor at North Carolina State and Iowa State Universities, a contributor to professional veterinary journals and textbooks, and practiced general, emergency and specialty medicine. She has special interests in  geriatric health, multi-organ dysfunction and chronic care management, infectious diseases, cytology, cancer therapy, ultrasound and endoscopy.  She looks forward to sharing her expertise and  passion in making pet health and progressive preventative medical care a top priority.



Dr. DeVeterinary Specialists of Ct- Dr. Deidre Galbo, Veterinary Specialists of CT - Deidre Galboidre Galbo

 Dr. Galbo, a graduate of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, comes to us after serving 8 years as senior clinician of general and emergency medicine at Angell Memorial - Western New England (formerly Rowley Memorial Hospital) in Springfield, MA.  Deidre's primary interest is dermatology, but she also enjoys feline medicine, pediatric preventative medicine and obesity and weight management.




   Dr. StVeterinary Specialists of CT - Dr. Steve Leshem, Diplomate, A.C. V.S, Steve Leshem. Dr. Leshem, Veterinary Specialists Orthopedic Surgeon - Dr. Steven Leshemeve Leshem, Diplomate, A.C.V.S.

   Dr. Leshem received his veterinary degree from Tufts University in 2000. He completed a one year rotating internship in medicine and surgery with us in 2000. After spending several years in general practice in Colorado, he completed a surgical internship in Nevada. Dr. Leshem then completed his surgical residency at Iowa State University. He is Board Certified in surgery and published. 




 Dr. Mary Zee - Veterinary Specialists of CT   Dr. Mary Zee                   

   Dr. Zee is a graduate of the Royal Veterinary College in London, United Kingdom. After completing her internship at Veterinary Specialists,  Dr. Zee  was in private practice for two years in North Windham, CT.   Dr.Zee enjoys all aspects of general practice, but focuses on dentistry and client education.


 A warm welcome to  Dr. Kirstin Jorgenson, Dr. Roxanne Laurencic and Dr. Daniel Rothbart , the newest members of our skilled team!