Dr. Dominic J. Marino

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Marino, D Smile(New)Dr. Dominic J. Marino is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Staff of Long Island Veterinary Specialists, an internationally recognized veterinary specialty center with a staff of over 180.  He is the founding director of the Canine Chiari Institute at LIVS and founding board member of the New York Veterinary Foundation. Dr.Marino was honored with both the Martin and Beatrice Weiser Outstanding Research Award and the North Shore Animal League Petering Scholarship Award during his residency. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and is the former head of Orthopedic/Neurosurgery service at the Animal Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Marino has published many scientific articles, and authored chapters in veterinary medical textbooks as well as editor and contributing author of Chiari – like malformation and syringomyelia, a handbook for veterinary professionals. He lectures extensively on many surgical topics including soft tissue, orthopedic and neurosurgery. Dr. Marino served as chairman of the Eastern Veterinary Orthopedic Society for several years and was on the National Advisory Board of North Shore Animal League of America. He served as the surgical consultant to Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY.

He currently serves as surgical consultant for: The Humane Society of New York, NY.  North Shore Animal League of America, Port Washington, NY; Bide-A-Wee Animal Adoption Center, NY, The Guide Dog Foundation, Smithtown, NY; Sweet Briar Nature Preserve, Smithtown, NY; and is on the executive board of the Police Surgeons Benevolent Association.

Dr. Marino is the veterinary surgeon for New York City Police Department, MTA Police Department, Nassau County Police Department, Nassau County Sherriff’s Department, Suffolk County Police Department, Port Authority of the State of New York, US Customs and Border Patrol,  Federal Air Marshalls and the Secret Service.

Dr. Marino’s areas of special interest include joint replacement surgery, neurosurgery and trauma involving the nervous system.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 February 2011 16:01 )