Diane Levitan, VMDVeterinarian, Practice Owner, Consultant Peace Love Pets Veterinary Care
Dr. Diane Levitan is a veterinary internal medicine specialist who has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1991. She has built 4 veterinary practices and is always pursing more challenges. She is a groundbreaking entrepreneur and has introduced many new concepts into the field of veterinary medicine, such as creating the first place in the world where families could stay overnight with their pets while hospitalized, pioneering the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for animals, and creating a traveling CT scan company.
Dr. Levitan has many interests in her field, but making a lasting difference in veterinary medicine is key. She loves to teach, mentor and promote excellent veterinary care. In 2009, she started a non-for-profit as a means to give back to the community. Helping-Promote Animal Welfare, Inc (Helping-PAW) is a 501c3 organization dedicated to ending pet overpopulation through education of the public and by providing high volume, high quality, targeted, affordable sterilization services of unowned and companion animals and to subsidize care for animals whose owners are on government assistance. This non-profit has helped many hundreds of animals and pet owners throughout Long Island.
Some of her many skills are medical diagnoses of the most difficult medical problems in pets using reasoning, deduction, radiography, ultrasonography and diagnostic laboratory testing. She is a consultant for many local veterinarians, veterinary businesses as well as for television and radio and print. She has a great deal of experience on television, radio, public speaking and writing on veterinary medicine and animal welfare.