Animal & Bird Health Care Center
Animal & Bird Health Care Center has been the leading hospital for animal care for over
three decades serving Cherry Hill, NJ, and surrounding areas.
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Dr. Stefan Gallini
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Dr. Michael Miller
MS, VMD, DABVP,
Practice Limited to Cardiology
Dr. Michael Miller, MS, VMD, DABVP, is a veterinarian specializing in cardiology. He practices at the Animal and Bird Health Care Center. Here is some information about his education, areas of specialty, professional certifications, and selected publications:
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from Florida State University in 1972
- Master of Science (M.S.) in Cardiac Electrophysiology from Auburn University in 1975
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1979
- Twelve-year apprenticeship with Dr. Larry Tilley, DACVIM, at the Animal Medical Center and Cardiopet Inc. from 1980 to 1992
Areas of Specialty:
- Cardiology and pulmonary medicine
- Echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound)
- Doppler ultrasound (color flow, continuous and pulsed wave)
- Arrhythmia analysis and therapy
- Congestive heart failure diagnosis and therapy
Professional Certifications and Associations:
- Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (DABVP) since 1985. Recertified in 1995, 2005, and 2015.
- Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
- Member of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association
Selected Peer Reviewed First Author Publications:
- “Disorders of Cardiac Rhythm and Electrocardiography” in 2006
- “Electrocardiography” in 1999
- “Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology” in 1995
- “Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Tachycardia, Atrial Flutter” in 1995
- “Treatment of Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances” in 1995 and 1985
- “Electrophysiology of the Heart” in 1993
- “Persistent Atrial Standstill (Atrioventricular Muscular Dystrophy)” in 1992
- “Special Methods for Analyzing Arrhythmias” in 1992
- “Quicksands of Electrocardiography” in 1991
- “Cardiopulmonary Disease in the Geriatric Dog and Cat” in 1989
- “Vasodilator Versus Inotropic Therapy: Point Counterpoint” in 1989
- “Current Concepts in Vasodilator Therapy for Advanced or Refractory Congestive Heart Failure” in 1988
- “Overdrive Suppression Due to Rapid Atrial Pacing In the Adult Dog and Four to Six Week Old Pup” in 1987
- “Digitalis: Current Concepts and Clinical Usage” in 1985
Dr. Stefan Gallini
Dr. Gallini received his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020 and graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts & Science in 2015. He is passionate about wildlife, zoological, and exotic companion animal medicine and has studied a number of interesting species, including captive hermit crabs, marine mammals in New Jersey, and Asian elephants in Thailand.
Outside of work, Dr. Gallini remains involved with wildlife medicine by assisting the Marine Mammal Stranding Center with whale necropsies and organizing veterinary student volunteers. He currently resides in Philadelphia with his cat, Charlie, and enjoys swimming, playing the piano, and exploring the city with friends.
Dr. Cromwell is a 1998 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She studied biology and chemistry as an undergraduate at the University of Richmond graduating in 1994. She lives in Haddonfield New Jersey with her husband and young son. She has one dog, two cats and lots of fish. Dr. Cromwell enjoys swimming and skiing, gardening, cooking, travel and Words With Friends. She has a professional interest in endocrinology and soft tissue surgery.
David S Kupersmith
Dr. David Kupersmith is a graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota and joined the Animal & Bird Health Care Center in 1992. A partner in the practice, Dr. David Kupersmith was previously a lecturer for the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council and a speaker at national trade shows for the pet industry. He has also written a column for a ferret magazine, and recently hosted and lectured at an Oxbow Pet Product seminar on Small Mammal Medicine that was attended by over 60 veterinarians from the Delaware Valley and beyond. Dr. Kupersmith has answered viewers questions on a CBS3 Ask-The-Vet phone bank and speaks at many local organizations.
Dr. David Kupersmith is a member of many national organizations including the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians and the Association of Avian Veterinarians. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife.
When not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. David Kupersmith enjoys world cuisine cooking and dining. He lives in Collingswood with his rescue dog, Oriana, a pit bull mix.
VMD, Diplomate ABVP-Avian
Dr. Dazen received his Bachelors degree in Animal Bioscience from Penn State University in 1981 and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been active in the field of avian and exotic animal medicine since establishing the Animal & Bird Health Care Center in 1990. Dr. Dazen joined a select group of individuals when he became a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, specializing in Avian Practice, in 2000.
Dr. Dazen is also on the Exotic Companion Animal Medicine Service emergency staff at the University of Pennsylvania PennVet Hospital. He is actively involved with the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, The Schuylkill Wildlife Center, the Freedom Center for Wildlife and the Discovery Museum providing medical and surgical care for its rescues and resident educational animals. He currently sits on the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Board of Trustees. Dr. Dazen also serves a number of other animal rescues and rehabilitation organizations, most notably Lilo’s Promise Pit Bull Rescue.
Dr. Dazen is a member of the Veterinary Dental Society. He has a special interest in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, performing root canal therapy, restorations for cavities, and surgical extractions of diseased teeth.
Dr. Dazen has been featured on the PBS television network’s children
show Zoom. He has also appeared on the Animal Planet network which featured a series on pet rabbit health care.
Dr. Dazen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Associations, Association of Avian Veterinarians, Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians, and the Veterinary Information Network.
Dr. Dazen and his wife, Anne, have been married since 1985. He has two sons, Kevin and Cody.