OUR TEAM

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DR. SALAH HASSAN

Chief Veterinarian/Surgeon

Dr. Salah Hassan has been a practicing veterinarian for over 30 years and is the founder of the Astoria Animal Hospital. He graduated from Cairo University in 1982 and came to the United States where he subsequently graduated from Iowa State University in 1996. Dr. Hassan established his first veterinary clinic as Astoria Animal Hospital in Astoria, NY in 1997.  Dr. Hassan invented the paw caps for cats which are now known as “Soft Paws”. His medical interests include surgeries (soft tissue, orthopedic, and oral surgery) as well as dermatology. He is a member of most social and medical veterinary associations. Dr. Salah Hassan has dedicated himself to veterinary care and surgical procedures and in his free time, he enjoys traveling, reading, playing tennis and horse riding.

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EMILY MCGUIRE

Veterinary Assistant

Emily is a very caring and compassionate team member at our hospital. You can rest assured that she will handle your pet with utmost care and consideration!

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HELLENA NAZARIO

Veterinary Assistant

Your family will love having Hellena around to handle your pet’s wellness. As our most experienced Veterinary Assistant you can rest assured she will treat your beloved pet will be treated like royalty!