Dominic J. Marino, DVM, Dip. ACVS, Dip. ACCT, CCRP

AVMA Practitioner Research Award 2011

 Dr. Marino graduated with honors from Auburn University in Alabama, where he received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and The American College of Clinical Thermology and is one of a handful of veterinary surgeons certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.

Dr Marino has published many scientific articles and authored chapters in veterinary medical textbooks. He lectures extensively both nationally and internationally on many surgical topics including soft tissue, orthopedic and neurosurgery at both human and veterinary conferences. He is the director of The Canine Chiari Institute at Long Island Veterinary Specialists and on the board of directors of The New York Veterinary Foundation and the Police Surgeons Benevolent Association. Dr. Marino serves as the surgical consultant to: The Humane Society of New York, Nassau University Medical Center, Uniondale, NY; North Shore Animal League America, Port Washington, NY; The Guide Dog Foundation, Smithtown, NY; Sweet Briar Nature Preserve, Smithtown, NY; New York City Police Department, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Nassau County Police Department, Nassau County Corrections, Suffolk County Police Department, Transportation Security Administration, Port Authority of NY & NJ, and the Federal Air Marshals.

Dr. Dominic J. Marino is the chief of staff of Long Island Veterinary Specialists and has pioneered micro-hip replacement surgery in pets, the diagnosis and treatment of elbow dysplasia, syringomyelia/Chiari like malformation in dogs and the development of thermography as a diagnostic screening modality.