Education: University of Florida
Dr. Jason Siegelheim grew up in Dix Hills, New York. He attended Cornell University, where he earned a BS in Animal Science in 2008. He went on to study at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, where he gained experience in both small and exotic animal medicine, graduating in 2012.
Dr. Siegelheim went on to spend four and a half years working at Central Animal Hospital in Scarsdale, New York. There, he cared for dogs, cats, rabbits and exotic pets, including birds, reptiles and all types of small mammals. He also worked with wildlife brought in by the Greenburgh Nature Center staff, local wildlife rehabilitators and the Greenburgh Police. Since November 2014, Dr. Siegelheim has also provided veterinary services at the City of Yonkers Animal Shelter, where he provides medical therapy and performs spays, neuters and other surgeries on adopted dogs and cats.
Dr. Siegelheim’s professional interests include emergency medicine and small/exotic animal medicine and surgery. At home, he cares for his dog, Jee. He currently resides in Great Neck and enjoys hiking with Jee, rock climbing, snowboarding and tennis.
Clients of West Hills Animal Hospital & Emergency Center never pay any additional after-hours emergency fees!