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But for now, here's a listing of vets that thought enough of the website to actually list themselves. These vets have identified themselves as being WILLING to help hobbyists. Not all veterinarians with fish expertise will do that.

Amanda Grant, DVM
Broward Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital
Coral Springs FL.

Tom McCabe, DVM
Practice: Northeast Veterinary Clinic Address: 9405 Dyer St El Paso, Texas 79924
Email: Phone: (915) 755-2231
College: Texas A&M Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Texas Years of Practice: na
Personal Experience: 16 Aquacultural Specialty: na
Research Institution: NO

Erik Johnson, DVM
Practice: JVS Address: 3125 Roswell Road Suite H Marietta, Georgia 30062
College: Univ. of Georgia Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Georgia Years of Practice: 19
Personal Experience: Since 1973 Aquacultural Specialty: Freshwater
Research Institution: No

Gary A. Schwartz, DVM
Practice: Wheaton Animal Hospital Address: 2929 University Blvd W Kensington , Maryland 20895
Email: Phone: (301) 949-1520
College: Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Maryland Years of Practice:
Personal Experience: 11 years Aquacultural Specialty:
Research Institution: No

Julius M. Tepper, DVM
Practice: Long Island Fish Hospital Address: 1010 Montauk Hwy Shirley, New York 11967
Email: Phone: (631) 281-5612
College: Degree: DVM
States Licensed: New York Years of Practice: 4
Personal Experience: 30 Aquacultural Specialty: Ornamental fish
Research Institution:

Dr. Helen E. Roberts
Dr. Johnson's "best of the best"
Practice: Aquatic Veterinary Services of Western New York Address: 2799 Southwestern Blvd Suite 100 Orchard Park, New York 14127
Email: Phone: 716-677-4477
College: University of Georgia Degree: DVM
States Licensed: NY Years of Practice: 5
Personal Experience: 25 years Aquacultural Specialty: freshwater ornamental fish
Research Institution: n/a

Michael D. Stafford DVM
Practice: Fair Grove Veterinary Service Address: 5348 E. St Hwy CC Fair Grove, Missouri 65648
Email: Phone:
College: University of Missouri Degree: DVM
States Licensed: MO Years of Practice: 14
Personal Experience: 14 Aquacultural Specialty: aquaculture
Research Institution: immunomodulaters

Bernard G. Levine V.M.D.
Practice: Fish Medicine Diagnostic Services Address: 224 Kettle Creek Road Toms River, New Jersey 08753
Email: Phone: 732-864-1979
College: University of Pennsylvania Degree: V.M.D.
States Licensed: New Jersey-Pennsylvania Years of Practice: 48
Personal Experience: 10 years Aquacultural Specialty:
Research Institution: Heart Worm Disease

Dan H. Johnson
Practice: Avian and Exotic Animal Care Address: 6300-104 Creedmoor Rd Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
Email: Phone: 919.844.9166
College: NCSU-CVM '92 Degree: DVM
States Licensed: NC Years of Practice: 12
Personal Experience: 14 Aquacultural Specialty: 100% exotic animal
Research Institution: Adjunct Professor NCSU-CVM

Gay M. Zambrano, DVM
Practice: Zambrano Consulting Mobile Services Address: n/a n/a Stanton, California 90680
Email: Phone: 714-254-7974
College: Ohio State University Degree: DVM
States Licensed: CA, FL, OH Years of Practice: 13
Personal Experience: 10+ years Aquacultural Specialty: Small Animal & Exotics practice
Research Institution: n/a

Amy Kizer
Practice: Underwater Adventures, also have house call service Address: 19926 Excelsior Lane Farmington, MN (MN was not an option under state), Alabama 55024
Email: Phone: 612-720-6931
College: University of Minnesota Degree: DVM
States Licensed: MN Years of Practice: 2
Personal Experience: 10 Aquacultural Specialty: Marine, koi, freshwater tropical
Research Institution: Published article in Exotic DVM on ovariectomy in trout

Susan Horton, DVM
Practice: Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital Address: 3735 W. Dempster St Skokie, Arkansas 60076
Email: Phone: 847-329-8709
College: University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Illinois Years of Practice: 10
Personal Experience: 35 Aquacultural Specialty:
Research Institution: 0

Michael J. Weiss, DVM
Practice: Koi Veterinary Services Address: 352 Greentree Road Sewell, New Jersey 08080
Email: Phone: 856-256-8996
College: Missouri Degree: DVM
States Licensed: NJ Years of Practice: 16
Personal Experience: 25 yrs Aquacultural Specialty: Exotic Pet Veterinary Medicine & surgery
Research Institution: Aquatic Surgical Equipment Adaptations

Tom Sheridan
Practice: the Folly Road Animal Hospital Address: 1038 Folly Road Charleston, South Carolina 29412
Email: Phone: 843 762 4944
College: UGA Degree: DVM
States Licensed: SC,GA Years of Practice: 10
Personal Experience: since childhood Aquacultural Specialty: None
Research Institution: Sea Turtle Medicine/Rehabilitation/South Carolina Aquarium

Peter J. Werkman
Practice: Private veterinary practice = NETHERLANDS Address: Asschatterweg 11 Leusden Netherlands, Alabama 3831 JJ
Email: Phone: 0031 33 4943142
College: Utrecht Netherlands Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Years of Practice: over 25 years
Personal Experience: over 25 years Aquacultural Specialty: foodfish, petfish
Research Institution: fish medications

David Landers, DVM
Practice: DFW Aquatic Health Services Address: Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Email: Phone: 888.788.9696
College: Texas A&M Degree: DVM
States Licensed: TX Years of Practice:
Personal Experience: 15yr Aquacultural Specialty:
Research Institution: this is an update for a previous info

Clarence Dunning
Practice: Medicine Man Veterinary Service Address: P.O. Box 689 Morganton, North Carolina 28680
Email: Phone: 813-220-3419,828-261-0356
College: Tuskegee Universty Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Maryland,Virginia,North Carolina,Florida Years of Practice: 20
Personal Experience: 32 years Aquacultural Specialty: Zoo,exotic,aquatic
Research Institution: research biologist prior to vet school

Toby Goldman DVM
Practice: Island Pet Hospital Address: 7025 West Ann Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89130
Email: Phone: 702-645-7387
College: Ross University Degree: BS,DVM
States Licensed: Nevada Years of Practice: 15
Personal Experience: 8 Aquacultural Specialty: Koi ponds, hotel and golf course consulting
Research Institution: Animal Science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Richmond Loh
Practice: The Fish Vet Address: 20 Allison Ave Riverside Tasmania, AUSTRALIA, Alabama 7250
Email: Phone: +61421822383
College: Murdoch University, Western Australia Degree: BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Vet Path), MACVSc (Aquatic Animal Health)
States Licensed: Years of Practice: 5
Personal Experience: 20 years Aquacultural Specialty: Ornamentals and salmonids
Research Institution: Pathology

Dr. Brian Palmeiro
Practice: Pet Fish Doctor Address: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146
Email: Phone: 215-888-9624
College: University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine Degree: VMD
States Licensed: PA Years of Practice:
Personal Experience: Aquacultural Specialty: Fish Medicine
Research Institution: Koi and tropical fish health

Jena Questen DVM
Practice: Address: 5790 E Fair AVe Centennial, Colorado, Alabama 80111
Email: Phone: 303-721-8321
College: Colorado State University Degree: DVM
States Licensed: Colorado Years of Practice: 5
Personal Experience: Aquacultural Specialty: Koi
Research Institution: alternative medicine in fish

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