Dr. Brown was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in Northwest New Jersey. After college he attended medical school until realizing his heart lay in working with animals. Dr. Brown matriculated at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and did his clinical rotations at the University of Minnesota. After graduating, Dr. Brown practiced general veterinary medicine and surgery for 5 years in New England. He then elected to do an intensive emergency and critical care internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas in Cary, NC. Upon completing his internship Dr. Brown practiced emergency medicine and surgery for two years.
Dr. Brown brings to Setauket Animal Hospital a vast knowledge of small animal veterinary medicine. His years of general practice coupled with his time at an advanced specialty hospital and experience practicing emergency medicine, make him a well-rounded and progressive doctor.
Marti worked as a veterinary assistant for 8 years and has been a NYS-licensed veterinary technician for over 4 years. She completed one internship in emergency medicine at a specialty/referral hospital and a second one in wildlife rehabilitation. She also has medical experience with exotic pets. Marti lives with her husband, their two cats, Oscar & Noelle, a rescue Pitbull-Labrador mix named Apollo, and a ferret named Gir.
Loving animals from the time she could remember, Rebecca is turning her dreams into reality. She has been certified as a Veterinary Assistant from Eastern Suffolk Boces and is currently studying to take her Veterinary Technician licensing exam in NYS. Rebecca loves to volunteer in many different settings including shelters, farms, and even aquariums. In her free time, she is an avid outdoor photographer. Rebecca is the proud owner of a miniature Labrador mix named Dori and 3 rescue kitties named Abigail, Odafin, and Spencer.
Michelle has been working with animals for over 10 years, working in general practice, emergency care, exotic and small animal medicine. As a long term advocate for animals in need Michelle has a strong bond in rescue, adoption and conservation work. She has a full house of rescue pets including her 3 dogs Molly, Lucy and Hailey as well as a rescued tarantula named Priscilla.
Although Caiti grew up in California, she spent four years living in Port Jefferson before leaving to live and work in Las Vegas for a few years. Having now returned to Long Island, she's excited to be working in a small practice with a tight-knit, dedicated team in an atmosphere where she can get to know her patients and pet parents as individuals.
She's especially interested in veterinary anesthesia and hopes to someday become a Veterinary Technician Specialist in anesthesia and analgesia. She also loves discussing the intersections between human and veterinary medicine with her husband, who is a resident physician at Stony Brook. They live with their two cats and an overgrown golden retriever puppy who is well on his way to Godzilla-like proportions.
Megan is originally from upstate New York. There, she worked at a large, multi-doctor, animal hospital for 2 years. She loves spending her free time with her rescue Pitbull terrier, Rose.
After owning her own business for many years, Janice decided to follow her heart and pursue a career with animals. She has been working in the veterinary field for the past seven years and devotes much of her time to trapping, fixing, and releasing local feral cats. She is almost always fostering a stray in need! At home, she unwinds with her rescue Chihuahuas, Maria and Burrito, rescue cat, Mooch, four birds, and her water-babies (lots of fish!).
"The staff is exceptionally friendly and Dr. Brown is incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate."
- Nil, client