We are committed to caring for your pet – while maintaining the highest level of safety for our Associates and pet owners. We thank you for your continued patience and support. 
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Leah Stern

Leah Stern Staff Photo
Veterinary Specialist
Leah Stern Staff Photo
Dr. Stern is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgery in small animal surgery. After attending Tufts University for veterinary school, Dr. Stern completed an internship at Dove Lewis in Portland, Oregon before returning to the east coast. She completed a surgical internship and residency at VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk. She provides surgery mentorship to associate veterinarians, and also operates out of VCA Norwalk and VCA Shoreline in CT. She can even be seen intaking cases on the ER floor!

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time in Maine, hiking, kayaking, practicing yoga, and reading.
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Welcome to the Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center's Surgery Department! Our Surgery Department team is comprised of highly trained, skilled and experienced veterinarians and technicians. We provide comprehensive pre-and post-operative care, intensive pain management protocols, the safest anesthetic agents, extensive patient monitoring, and a full complement of orthopedic, soft tissue/oncologic, neurological, and minimally invasive procedures for your pets.
Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury

609-5 Cantiague Rock Road

Westbury, NY 11590

Main: 516-420-0000

Fax: 516-420-0122

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

Are you a Primary Care Veterinarian? We have dedicated resources for you.

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