AMC's Emergency and Critical Care Service Continues to Expand; Dava Cazzolli, DVM, DACVECC Joins New York City’s Busiest Animal Emergency Room

March 26, 2018

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Barbara Ross, Ross Public Relations,, 201-236-1771

(March 26, 2018 – New York, NY) The Animal Medical Center (AMC), the largest non-profit veterinary hospital in the country with over 16,000 emergency visits a year, today announced the appointment of Dava Cazzolli, DVM, DACVECC, a board-certified specialist, to its Emergency and Critical Care Service.

Previously, Dr. Cazzolli served as a critical care specialist at Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, NY. She completed her residency in Emergency and Critical Care and a rotating Small Animal Medicine and Surgery internship at NYC’s Animal Medical Center. Dr. Cazzolli has solid experience in both didactic teaching and lectures for interns, residents and the local veterinary community. She has authored several published journal articles and recently completed a clinical research project accepted for publication on evaluating the incidence of low hydroxyvitamin D levels in critically ill dogs and the association with illness severity.

A leading veterinary trauma center, AMC is a fully equipped state-of-the-art facility utilizing the most advanced diagnostics, therapies, treatments, and care available in veterinary medicine. Each year, AMC’s Emergency and Critical Care Service treats over 16,000 pets that need emergency and critical treatment for life-threatening, traumatic injuries and AMC’s integrated team approach to patient care ensures the best outcomes.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Cazzolli back into the AMC family,” said Kathryn Coyne, Chief Executive Officer at AMC. “Her strong clinical and teaching experience will ensure that our ER continues to deliver the highest level of patient care.”

“As an AMC-trained intern and resident, it is truly an honor to join the staff of AMC’s Emergency and Critical Care Service,” said Dr. Cazzolli. “I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to work at the largest non-profit animal hospital in the country, and one of the most prestigious teaching veterinary hospitals in the world.”

Dr. Cazzolli lives in Westchester with her husband, son, two dogs, and a daughter on the way. Her clinical interests include trauma, fluid therapy and sepsis.

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