East Greenbush Animal Hospital

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2 Springhurst Drive
East Greenbush, NY 12061

Driving Directions

(518) 477-7400

Email: egahvets@aol.com

  • Hours:
  • Mon
  • Wed: 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Tue
  • Thur
  • Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

The professional and courteous staff at East Greenbush Animal Hospital is committed to providing your pet with the very best medical care available. Our extensive list of services demonstrates our dedication to meeting your pet’s needs. But our staff is what makes our practice truly unique. Our knowledgeable staff will treat you and your pet with the compassion, respect, and professionalism you deserve. Whether your pet is a youngster, a senior, or anything in between, our focus is on promoting your pet’s health and longevity. Call today to learn more about our services and how we can help promote better health for your pet.

East Greenbush Animal Hospital Services

  • Boarding
  • Dental Care
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Fully Stocked Pharmacy
  • Grooming
  • Hospice and Euthanasia Services
  • Microchipping
  • Pain Management
  • Parasite Prevention and Control
  • Puppy and Kitten Care
  • Rabbits and Small Mammals
  • Radiology (X-Rays)
  • Senior Care
  • Surgery
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness Exams

East Greenbush Animal Hospital Staff Profiles

Alex Spock, DVM

Dr. Alex Spock grew up in Durham, North Carolina and received his B.S. in Biology from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. He then went on to obtain his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University in 2004.

After graduating, he accepted a small animal internship in at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in New Jersey. There, he had an opportunity to gain advanced experience in multiple specialty fields including Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Neurology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology and Surgery. His main interests include ophthalmology and cardiology.

Dr. Spock practiced in a small animal hospital in Maryland for 3 years before deciding to explore new places. He joined the East Greenbush Animal Hospital staff in November 2008 and has been a great addition to the team. In his spare time, Dr. Spock enjoys traveling, tennis, running, and chess, as well as spending time hiking with his wife, daughter and dogs. He has 4 dogs (Shadoh, Blue, Sally, Ester), 3 cats (Chasi, Fire, KitKat), and one chinchilla named Edgar.
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Chris Rocchio, DVM

Dr. Chris Rocchio (pronounced “Rocky-O”) grew up in Bay Shore, New York and graduated from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993.

After graduation, he moved cross-country to Los Angeles, California to complete an internship in Small Animal Surgery and Emergency Medicine at the California Animal Hospital. Dr. Rocchio then moved to northern California, where he managed the Anderson Veterinary Hospital for 6 years.

In the year 2000, he returned to New York and has practiced at the Parkside Veterinary Hospital in Albany and the Animal Health Center in Clifton Park.

Dr. Rocchio and Dr. Debbie Chew started the East Greenbush Animal Hospital in 2000 which is presently a five doctor practice. Dr. Rocchio’s interests include general medicine, canine reproduction and soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.
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Debra Chew, DVM

Dr. Debbie Chew grew up in Los Angeles, California and graduated from the University of California at Davis College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. She then completed an internship in Small Animal Surgery and Emergency Medicine at the California Animal Hospital in Santa Monica, California. Afterward, Dr. Chew moved to a small town in Northern California where she managed the Corning Veterinary Hospital for 6 years.

In the year 2000, she made a new start in upstate New York, practicing originally at the Animal Health Center in Clifton Park and later opening East Greenbush Animal Hospital with her husband, Dr. Rocchio.

Dr. Chew loves her work. In addition to general small animal medicine, her interests include canine reproduction, surgery and rabbit medicine.
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