Greater Staten Island Veterinary Services (GSiVS) is an emergency and specialty hospital that provides veterinary services to patients in need of medical treatment on Staten Island. The hospital is staffed by experienced veterinarians, technicians, and assistants; it is also fully equipped to handle your pet’s medical emergency. Your pet and family will receive the expertise and support of a dedicated staff, in a caring and nurturing environment. GSiVS is one of two satellites of Garden State Veterinary Specialists which is located in Tinton Falls, NJ; Dr. Thomas D. Scavelli is the founder and director of all three hospitals. Many family veterinarians on Staten Island and its surrounding communities have trusted Dr. Scavelli and his NJ staff with their patients’ emergencies and illnesses for over 20 years.
GSiVS works with your family veterinarian, providing 24/7 emergency services when their office is not open or they are not available. Our hospital also offers appointments with Board Certified Specialists in Critical Care, Cardiology and Surgery. Our hospital has state of the art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of your pet, including digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, endoscopy, paperless medical records and integrated computer system, two fully equipped operating suites for both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, oxygen cages, and an isolation ward. In addition, we can coordinate scheduling appointments with and transporting patients to our New Jersey hospital locations for a consult with Board Certified Specialists in Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology/Radiation and Ophthalmology, as well as for advanced diagnostic imaging such as a CT scan, MRI and more.
GSiVS is staffed and equipped to care for patients experiencing all types of emergencies and life threatening problems, such as: respiratory distress, toxicity, trauma, foreign body ingestion, seizures, blood disorders, infection, organ failure and environmental emergencies. Patients can be hospitalized 24/7/365 at our Staten Island location, or transferred to our hospital for medical care when your family veterinarian is closed.
Our central location in the Coral Island Shopping Center at the intersection of Victory Blvd and Richmond Ave (location previously occupied by Blockbuster Video) is easily accessible from all areas of the Island, as well as central NJ via the Outerbridge Crossing, Bayonne, and Goethals bridges. The shopping center has a large lot with plenty of parking and amenities available.