Maspeth Animal Hospital

At Maspeth Animal Hospital, we are dedicated to the health and wellbeing of your precious animal companions. We have been providing quality veterinary care for your cats and dogs for over 30 years. Serving the communities of Maspeth, Elmhurst, Middle Village, Woodside, Glendale, Ridgewood, Rego Park, Corona & Forest Hills.
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  • Mon: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
  • Elizabeth Anilionis, VMD

    Dr. Elizabeth Anilionis earned her Veterinary Medical degree from University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in General Biology from the University of Maryland in 2006, where she completed the pre-medical curriculum. While studying at Maryland Dr. Anilionis was a University Scholar in the Life Science Program. She spent a semester studying abroad in Christchurch, New Zealand, as well as inter-terms studying in Belize and Australia.

    Originally from Huntington, New York, Dr. Anilionis now resides in Brooklyn with dog, Max. She enjoys exploring New York’s unique neighborhoods with Max (weather permitting!) and finding the best coffee and views this city has to offer. In her spare time she unwinds by connecting with the great outdoors; surfing and kayaking in the summer, hiking in spring and fall, and skiing in the winter.

    Dr. Anilionis’ professional interests include behavior, preventive medicine, soft tissue surgery and dentistry. Her goal is to make visits to the vet enjoyable for you and your furry family members!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
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    Robert G. Raider, DVM

    Dr. Raider has been caring for pets since 1979 and serving the Maspeth Community for over 35 years. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (VMA), the New York State VMA and the New York City VMA. He served as the city’s VMA president in 1991.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1979
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    Donna McKay

    Receptionist
    Donna is Queens born and raised. After a career in banking Donna was looking for a change and joined the staff of Maspeth Animal Hospital in 1986. She loves working in client relations and meeting lots of furry friends.

    Donna enjoys spending her weekends at craft fairs, festivals and the Jersey Shore.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1986
    Interests:
    craft fairs, festivals, Jersey Shore
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    Phil Nicholas

    Veterinary Assistant
    Phil has been with Maspeth Animal Hospital since 2005. He has been an animal lover his whole life, growing up with dogs and cats and expanding to exotics in his teenage years. Phil has been breeding reptiles since he was 17 and has a large collection of snakes.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
    Interests:
    breeding repitles
  • Vanessa David

    Veterinary Assistant/Technician in Training
    Vanessa joined the staff at Maspeth Animal Hospital this spring. She is starting veterinary technical school this fall, and we hope she'll stay with us as our first licensed technician!
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 01, 2017
  • Simba and Cleo

    Hospital Mascots
    Simba came to Maspeth Animal Hospital by means of an injury. A good samaritan found Simba as a kitten with a broken leg, but couldn’t afford to repair it. Dr. Raider and the staff cared for Simba while his leg healed, and by the time he had recovered the hospital was in love with his feisty personality.

    Cleo was abandoned at the hospital, and because Simba was lonely after the loss of the hospital’s previous resident cat, she was welcomed in to fill the void in his sweet little life.