Specialists We Work With
Marnin Forman, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Forman is currently a staff internist at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, CT, and he visits the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics to perform abdominal ultrasound examinations. He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Forman received his DVM from Texas A&M University Veterinary School and then went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. In addition, he completed both a fellowship in nephrology and a residency in internal medicine at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Forman then worked as a staff internist in a large private specialty practice where he was involved in collaborative studies with veterinarians at Cornell University, the Ohio State University, the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Idexx Laboratories. In addition to his focus on gastroenterology, Dr. Forman is trained in endocrinology, pulmonology, immunology, hematology, critical care medicine, nutrition, and management of infectious disease. Dr. Forman has lectured throughout the United States on multiple internal medicine topics including pancreatitis, acute and chronic kidney diseases, liver disease and nasal disorders, Cushing’s syndrome, and diabetes mellitus.
Anthony J. Fischetti, DVM, MS, DACVR
Dr. Fischetti is head of the Diagnostic Imaging Service at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiologists and has studied thousands of x-rays and CT scans from exotic pets of all kinds. He reviews both digital x-rays and CT scan results from the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics on an as needed basis and usually is able to report his findings to the Center’s doctors within 24-48 hours. He received his veterinary medical degree from Cornell School of Veterinary Medicine and then completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine & surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He then achieved a master’s degree from The Ohio State University, where he stayed on to complete his radiology residency training. In addition to radiology, he has strong interests in MRI and CT scanning and abdominal ultrasonography.
Kerry Heuter, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Heuter is a staff internal medicine specialist. He attended Boston University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and has special training in dialysis. Dr. Heuter is proficient in gastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, cystoscopy, ultrasound and many other procedures. Special research and clinical interest areas include nephrology, urology, endoscopy and teaching. Dr. Heuter has published many scientific articles and has lectured extensively on a variety of internal medicine topics.
Dr. Jane Cho, DVM, DACVO
Dr. Cho earned her DVM from Cornell University and completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York before returning to Cornell for a 3-year residency in Comparative Ophthalmology. Specializing in ophthalmology for over 20 years, she has worked as a clinical ophthalmologist in New Jersey and Alaska, and has lectured on diverse topics in ophthalmology at meetings across the country. She has also published in both veterinary journals and in veterinary textbooks. In addition to academic writing, she has served as a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals in Ithaca, and she was nominated and later elected by her fellow ophthalmology Diplomates to the prestigious Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO), the leadership body of the national ophthalmology specialty college. She is a Diplomate and a Board Certified Member of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, as well as a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Westchester-Rockland Veterinary Medical Association, and the New York State Veterinary Medical Society. She is a tremendous resource to the staff of the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics when it comes to treating complicated eye cases of bird and exotic pet patients.