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 lectures 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
Graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of
Veterinary Medicine in 1972 Philadelphia, PA
Internship 1972-1973 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY