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Frank Borzio, V.M.D.
Northside Animal Hospital
773 Post Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310

Since 1975, Dr. Borzio has owned and operated Northside Animal Hospital, a fully computerized 4-year AAHA Accredited Hospital where animals as small as hummingbirds or as large as lions have been treated.  Northside Animal Hospital also provides medical services for United for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center and the Parks Dept on Staten Island free of charge.

The Veterinary Medical Society of New York City awarded Dr. Borzio 'Veterinarian of the Year' for the year 2000.  This was given for his many years of caring for the wildlife on Staten Island and for his work at the Staten Island Zoo.

As President of the New York City Veterinary Medical Association in 1992, he was involved with New York City emergencies  and politics, especially with the rabies epidemic where he was a member of Staten Island Rabies Task Force working with the Board of Health.  He also lectured for the NYC Department of Health on exotics pet care. 

He has been a member of the Association of Zoo Veterinarians since 1975, the American Veterinary Medical Association since 1972, the American Amphibian and Reptile Association since 1999, and the Association of Avian Veterinarians since its inception in 1980.

Experience in Zoo Animal Medicine started in 1973 at Cornell where he worked with the Ornithology Department.  There he treated a variety of wild animals, primarily raptors and snakes.  Dr. Borzio was the Veterinarian for the Staten Island Zoo from 1985 through 2000 and now is a Consultant Zoo and Exotic Veterinarian for the NY, NJ, CT Tri-State area.  


Undergraduate studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1972 Philadelphia, PA

Internship 1972-1973 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


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