About Dr. Beroza

Gregory A. Beroza, DVM, DACVS, DABVP

Occupation and Practice Location & Information:

  • Veterinarian- Equine Practice and Referral Surgeon for over 30 years Academic, Private, Ambulatory, Racetrack, Surgery & Diagnostics
  • Long Island Equine Medical Center PC, Huntington, LI, NY, 1990-present Founder & Chief of Staff- surgery, diagnostics, medicine, ambulatory
  • EQUISCAN-Diagnostic Imaging at LI Equine Medical Center, 1996-present Founding Pioneer & President- nuclear diagnostics & soundness evaluation -first privately licensed equine nuclear diagnostic facility on the East Coast
  • LONG ISLAND EQUINE MEDICAL FOUNDATION INC; 2000-present Founder & President; Not-for-Profit Educational & Scientific Foundation

Degrees, Advanced Degrees and Credentials:

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, since 1993
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, since 1993 Equine Examination Committee Member, 2003 & 2004
  • Member of Veterinary Nuclear Medicine Society, since 1996
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; University of Illinois, 1980
  • Master of Agriculture in Equine Nutrition; University of Florida, 1975
  • Bachelor of Science; University of Miami, 1973

Professional Training and Experience:

  • Ambulatory Equine Practice, Racetrack & Referral Hospital, 1987-present
  • Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery, Tufts University 1984-87 Veterinary School, Grafton, Massachusetts; 2 Admissions Committees
  • Surgeon & Ambulatory Vet; Dr. W.O. Reed at Belmont Racetrack 1983-84
  • Resident in Large Animal Surgery at New Bolton Center, 1981-83 University of Pennsylvania, College of Veterinary Medicine; -introduced and performed its 'first' arthroscopic surgical procedure
  • State Veterinarian at Brandywine Racetrack (part time), 1981-83 Harness Racing Commission, State of Delaware for New Bolton Center
  • Intern Equine Medicine & Surgery; Illinois Eq Hospital, Naperville, 1980-81

Advanced Training, Certification and Professional Accomplishments:

  • Founder Author: Webcast HorseDoc Blog & ‘Talking Horses”, since 2007.
  • Contributing Author: Thoroughbred Times Newsmagazine, since 2005.
  • Pioneer Professional Introduction Equine Shockwave Therapy, 2000.
  • Pioneer Professional Introduction Equine Power-Floating Dentistry, 2000.
  • Development of Berwitz Palatoplasty Procedure (equipment & technique) Collaboration; Dr. Mark Shikowitz, Long Island Jewish Medical Center -revolutionary treatment of Dorsal Displacement of Soft Palates
  • Inventor Patent #4,715,848; Gastro-Intestinal Lavage System & Method modified by Johnson Corp from horses to human coronary catheter -revolutionary method for cleansing impacted large bowel in horses
  • Pioneer in Equine Arthroscopy in 1982 as Resident at New Bolton Center w Dr. Joe Torg, Director Sports Medical Center, U of Pa Medical Cntr
  • Nuclear Scintigraphic Imaging; Certification University of Illinois 9/92
  • Advanced Nuclear Scintigraphic Imaging; Certification U of Illinois 8/96
  • 1st Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery; Colorado State Veterinary College 8/88
  • 1st Laser Surgery Certification; North Carolina School Veterinary Med 4/86
  • 1st Advanced ASIF Orthopedic Surgery; Ohio State Veterinary College 3/85
  • Discovery of clinical & pathologic significance Equine Tapeworms 10/83
  • Micro-Surgery Certification at Bowman Gray School of Medicine 1/83

Professional Memberships:

  • American Veterinary Medical Association, since 1980 Reviewing JAVMA author, since 1981
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners, since 1980
  • Long Island Veterinary Medical Association First Equine Continuing Education Chairman, 1999-2001
  • Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen’s Association, since 1990
  • United States Polo Association- USPA Delegate, since 1987 Veterinary Committee Member, since 1993
  • Racing Hall of Fame paid member, since 1990
  • Professional Horsemen’s Association, since 1995
  • New York Thoroughbred Breeders Association, former member
  • American Horse Council, former member
  • Omega Tau Sigma Veterinary Fraternity, since 1977