Exotic Animal Department

Exotic Animal Department

Dr. Julia Shakeri is available by appointment. The Exotic Animal Department sees avian, small companion mammals and reptile/amphibian species. The services she provides include: The Avian/Exotic Pet department at Central Hospital offers wellness examinations as well as treatment and hospitalization of sick birds, reptiles, amphibians, and small companion animals such as sugar gliders, guinea pigs, rabbits and ferrets. […]

Iodine-131 Treatments

Iodine-131 Treatments

Fill and submit our I-131 referral form here Feline hyperthyroidism is one of the most common diseases of older cats, usually due to enlargement of the thyroid gland. The veterinarians of Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine have experience in diagnosing and treating this disease, as well as the effective  radioactive iodine or I-131 treatment option.  I-131 […]

Animal Behaviorist

Animal Behaviorist

  Visit Dr. Ellen Lindell’s website click here Dr. Ellen Lindell is a Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist. She is available by appointment to help families solve the behavior problems of their companion animals. Common problems are: A well-behaved pet is a pleasure to live with. One of our goals at is to help people and […]

Radiology Department

Radiology Department

Dr. Lance Rozear is a Board Certified Radiologist and head of the Radiology Department at Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine. He is available Monday through Friday for interpretation of all imaging studies performed on-site at Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine. He is also available for consultation on digital and conventional imaging studies submitted through the mail or through Central’s Teleradiology service.

Emergency & Critical Care Department

Emergency & Critical Care Department

We are open twenty four hours a day seven days a week! No appointment is necessary for emergency visits and ICU services. We have been part of the community for over 40 years and will always be here to help. Our veterinarians are supported by a diverse hospital team of nurses, technicians, handlers and administrators. Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine is honored to have been the recipient of the New Haven Advocate’s “Best of New Haven” in the veterinary category award eight times before the Advocate was discontinued. Call us on your way to the hospital or complete the welcome form in advance so we can assist you immediately. The welcome form is located to the right of this field (scroll over the lightbulb symbol).

Internal Medicine Department

Internal Medicine Department

Internal Medicine is accessible for case consultation and updates 6 days a week. This ensures that all hospitalized pets receive seamless monitoring and care. Our internal medicine specialists have advanced knowledge of small animal gastroenterology, endocrinology, immune-mediated and infectious disease, diseases of the kidney and lower urinary tract as well as respiratory disease. Our internists provide a continuum of care for both inpatients and outpatients, working closely with you and your referring veterinarian.
Cardiology/Interventional Radiology – Dr. Eric deMadron has joined our staff and has advanced training in in diseases of the heart and circulatory system. Some of the conditions a veterinary cardiologists may evaluate and treat include: Coughing, Heart Murmurs, Breathing Problems, Congenital Heart Defects, Irregular Heartbeats, High Blood Pressure, Cardiac Tumors and Heart Disease.

Surgery Department

Surgery Department

We offer some of the most advanced diagnostic and innovative surgical facilities in Connecticut. As the referring veterinary hospital for many small animal hospitals we have procedures that require specialized training and state-of-the-art technology. Our surgeons have completed advanced training in small animal surgery and are specialists in their field. Veterinary surgeons are dedicated to providing the very best in surgical care. This expertise helps to ensure the best possible outcome for your pet.