Dr. Steven Berkowitz joined Saint Francis Veterinary Center as the Chief of Emergency and Critical Care after completing a three year residency in emergency and critical care medicine at the Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ. His residency was completed at one of only nine recognized veterinary trauma centers in the United States. Prior to his residency, he was a staff emergency veterinarian at Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, NY as well as serving as an emergency doctor at Animal Emergency and Referral Associates in Fairfield, NJ for 3 years.
Dr. Berkowitz received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami, followed by his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from St. Georges University, and completed his clinical training at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. After veterinary school, Dr. Berkowitz completed a rotating Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at The Bergh Memorial Hospital of the ASPCA in New York City, wherein he was featured on several episodes of Animal Planet’s: Animal Precinct.
Dr. Berkowitz has special interest in the management of metabolic and endocrine derangements, trauma, as well as management of the septic patient.