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.
Dr. Johnson was born in Batavia, NY and grew up in rural upstate New York. It was there that he realized his lifelong passion was in treating animals. He completed his undergraduate degree at Colorado State University; followed by his Masters of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at the University of Florida. Dr. Johnson focused primarily on equine practice and the occasional cow for 4 years following graduation. He then realized his true passion was in small animal medicine and has been practicing in this discipline since 2015.
Dr. Johnson's areas of interest include surgery, ophthalmology, dentistry, and medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with his family, kayaking, playing volleyball, or anything else in the great outdoors.
Lianna started at SAH in March of 2016. In her spare time she does nature photography and writes and performs her own music. Ten years ago she rescued her Great Pyrenees, Bella. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies from the University at Albany in 2014.
Emily joined us from Washington State where she worked with a variety of animals in both grooming and as a veterinary assistant. Growing up she was a hiking guide in the Olympic peninsula region of Washington State using pack Llamas to move supplies in and out of the region. Animals have always played a part in her life and she currently has three Shepherd mixes and two cats. She looks toward to expanding her knowledge on animal care, office management and assisting all the animals coming into the practice.
Marti worked as a veterinary assistant for 8 years and is now a NYS licensed veterinary technician. She completed one internship in emergency medicine at a specialty hospital; and a second one in wildlife rehabilitation. She also has medical experience with exotic pets. Marti has two rescue cats, Oscar & Noelle, and a rescue Pit bull-Labrador mix named Apollo.
Nalyia gained her veterinary technician's license in May 2013, and has since worked in emergency, specialty, and general practice hospitals. She did an internship in lab animal medicine, as well as one at the Riverhead Foundation where she discovered her love for marine life. She joined SAH in October 2016, recently gained her Bachelor's in Business Management, and she hopes to one day become a veterinary practice manager. She has two rescue animals, a cat named Maxwell and a Dachshund-Jack Russell mix named Marlow.
Loving animals from the time she could remember, Rebecca is turning her dreams into reality. She currently is a Certified Veterinary Assistant Graduate from Eastern Suffolk Boces. Continuing her education Rebecca is currently enrolled in Penn Foster College studying Veterinary Technology to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Rebecca loves to volunteer in many different places like shelters, farms and even aquariums. Her free time is spent photographing the outdoors and she is the proud owner of a Minature Lab Mix named Doris Regina and her rescue kitty named Abigail.
Jordan has worked as a veterinary assistant for 4 years and will be attending Suffolk County Community College in the fall to obtain her veterinary technician license. She has worked with wildlife, exotic pets, and small animals and has experience working in emergency and basic triage. Jordan has a rescue Pitbull Terrier named Hammy.
"The staff is exceptionally friendly and Dr. Brown is incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate."
- Nil, client