Shammi Dhawan, DVM

Senior Emergency Veterinarian

Shammi Dhawan, who goes by Dr. Shammi, is a Senior Veterinarian on the staff of the Emergency and Critical Care team. Dr. Shammi finds complicated wound and trauma cases to be most challenging and rewarding.

Dr. Shammi has worked at Saint Francis for nearly a decade.  His extensive experience in veterinary emergency medicine includes approximately two decades of practice at advanced hospitals in New Jersey and Maryland.

In 2018, Dr. Shammi was featured in an ABC News story focusing on the intensive care that he and our team oversaw for a dog that had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. Dr. Shammi was the lead surgeon who rebuilt the dog’s jaw, soft palette and parts of the cranium in the early hours following trauma, leading to a successful recovery for the patient.