Meet Our Veterinary Team

Get to know our team of veterinarians who are committed to serving you and your animal companion.

Dr. Tomas Infernuso

DVM, DACVS

Veterinary Surgeon/Founder/CEO

Dr. Tomas Infernuso, DVM DACVS attended the University of Naples, Fredrick II School of Veterinary Medicine, received a one-year scholarship to the University of Madrid, and graduated from the Las Palmas University School of Veterinary Medicine in Spain.

Dr. Infernuso moved to the United States, where he continued his studies at Cornell University. After a comprehensive one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, Dr. Infernuso completed the surgical residency requirements for certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2010.

Dr. Rosemary Lombardi

DVM

Veterinary Surgeon

Dr. Lombardi graduated from Ross University in 1999. She then completed a medical internship at Georgia Veterinary Specialist in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The following year, due to her passion for animals and mostly surgery, she decided to pursue a rigorous surgical internship and surgical residency programs at LIVS in New York, where she continued her journey as a surgical clinician until 2008. In 2008, Dr. Lombardi became the surgical director and physical therapy director at East End Veterinary Center, where she continued serving the community of Long Island, New York.

Dr. Jennifer Short

DVM

Veterinary Surgeon

Dr. Short graduated from Texas A & M University in May 2007 and was the recipient of the Hubert Schmidt Scholarship. She then completed a medical and surgical internship at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, followed by a specialized Surgical Internship at the VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center in Connecticut. Because of her passion for surgery, Dr. Short continued her journey as a surgical resident at the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, where she completed her surgical training.

Dr. Kamran Babamohammadi

DVM

Veterinary Surgeon

Dr. Kamran Babamohammadi has been with us at ASC for almost 3 years. He graduated from veterinary school in Iran. Dr. Kamran moved to the United States and began his veterinary journey at Cornell University in a continuing education program. After passing his veterinary board exam, he moved to Alabama where he attended Tuskegee University. Dr. Kamran completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal surgery and medicine. He moved back to NY in 2019, and has been working as a surgery clinician training under Dr. Infernuso at Animal Surgical Center, where he has developed his skills and passion for saving animals’ lives. His professional interests are all aspects of abdominal surgeries, orthopedic surgeries, and wound management. In his free time, he enjoys working out and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Andrew Johnson

DVM

Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Andrew Johnson grew up in Northern California, always surrounded by dogs and cats. He studied biology as an undergraduate, and went on to work as a veterinary assistant for 5 years before completing his DVM at St. Matthews in 2014. Dr. Johnson has spent much of his career in small animal family veterinary practice. He joined ASC in 2021, and has an interest in alternative therapies including veterinary acupuncture. Andrew is also married to a small animal veterinarian; they have 3 children and live in Rockville Centre.

Dr. Victoria Bove

DVM

Emergency Veterinarian

Dr. Victoria Bove graduated with high honors from Ross University in 2019. She completed a year of clinical rotations at Tufts University in Massachusetts, where her passion for surgery evolved. She has been training under the surgeons at ASC for almost two years. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, open wound management, and critical care. Since a very young age, Dr. Bove has had a compassion for all animals, which is exemplified in her patient care. In her free time, she enjoys reading and watching sports events.