Surinder S. Wadyal, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Surinder Wadyal, our Chief of Staff, is a native of Punjab, India. He is graduate of the Punjab School of Veterinary Medicine and earned his M.S. degree from Punjab Agriculture University School of Post Graduate Studies. Dr. Wadyal immigrated to the United States in 1973 on a Scientific Visa and started his career as a Physiology Instructor at Brooklyn College of Pharmacy. In 1974, he joined Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as a Research Associate. Dr. Wadyal started practicing veterinary medicine on Long Island in 1975. In 1982, he purchased Oyster Bay Animal Hospital where he continues to practice.
As an active member of the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association (LIVMA), Dr. Wadyal received a LIVMA Regional Service Award in 1999. In 2001, he volunteered his time to work at the World Trade Center site. Dr. Wadyal was elected to serve as president of LIVMA for 2004 and 2005. He is the first Sikh to serve as Regional president in the New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS). Through the Pet Safe Coalition, he treated animals that have been relocated to Long Island as a result of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Tudor A. Suciu, DVM
Dr. Tudor Suciu graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. While in Romania, his experience included teaching and research at the University as well as working for a well-known American pharmaceutical company. Upon arrival in the United States, Dr. Suciu began studying to complete the rigorous steps leading to his New York veterinarian license.
Alongside studying, Dr. Suciu expanded his practical clinical skills by working in various veterinary facilities (both clinics and shelters), first as a technician and then as a veterinarian.
Dr. Suciu is a passionate professional, very involved in his career and family alike. He enjoys sports, traveling and spending time with his family.