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Dr. Borzio

Frank Borzio, V.M.D.  

Dr. Borzio received his Veterinary Medicine Doctorate  from the University of  Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA in 1972 and founded  Northside Animal Hospital in 1975.  Dr. Borzio has served as Chief Veterinarian for the Staten Island Zoo.  The New York City Veterinary Medical Association awarded Dr. Borzio "Veterinarian of the Year" for the year 2000.

Dr. Borzio's family consists of his wife, two  sons and Karly, Bella and Bonnie, West Highland Terriers.  He has been an active Boy Scout Leader for over 25 years.

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Dr. Salemi
(and Friend)

Mark Salemi, D.V.M.

Dr. Salemi earned his D.V.M. from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.  He joined the staff at Northside in 1987 and became co-owner in 1991.  The New York City Veterinary Medical Association  awarded Dr. Salemi Veterinarian of the Year for the year 2003.

Dr. Salemi has served on the New York City Veterinary Medical Association Executive Board as an officer and liaison since 1998 and as its president in 2002.  He is also an Executive Board Member of the NYC Veterinary Disaster Preparedness Committee, also known as the New York City VERT (Veterinary Emergency Response Team).   Participating Veterinarians are available to respond in emergency situations at any time of the day for any future incidents, be they natural or man-made.

Dr Salemi's family consists of his wife Ann, daughter Marissa, son Nicholas and cat;  Stitch.   An avid scuba diver and dive master, Dr. Salemi, an avid divemaster, loves to travel to far off places involving getting close to nature.  He has also been known to moonlight as Santa.

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See an excerpt of an article published by Dr. Salemi about his experience assisting at Ground Zero after 9/11.


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