Our Specialists

John V. Fondacaro, DVM, MS, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Fondacaro, our internal medicine consultant earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell in 1996, and is Chief of Staff of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island. In 1999 he received the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Distinguished Research Award for his work on the diagnosis of canine and feline liver disease. He has subsequently authored textbook chapters, written scientific articles and lectured to veterinarians throughout the United States on topics in gastroenterology, hepatology, cancer and endocrinology.

He is currently the consulting internist for Thyrocat, a radioiodine facility in Holbrook dedicated to the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism. Additionally, he consults for numerous animal adoption and rescue centers including Bideawee, North Shore Animal League, Canine Companions for Independence, and the Guide Dog Foundation.

Victor Rendano Jr., VMD, MS, DACVR, DACVR(RO)

Board certified in both radiology and radiation oncology, Dr. Rendano oversees our diagnostic imaging, including our x-ray and ultrasound studies.

Dr. Rendano graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Mediciane in 1972. After finishing a rigorous training program, he was inducted as a diplomate into the American College of Veterinary Radiology and received his board certification 1975.

Dr. Rendano worked at Cornell University as an associate professor and senior radiology clinician for 20 years. Dr. Rendano was awarded board certification in veterinary radiation oncology in 2001.

Dr. Rendano has published over 100 papers and has lectured throughout the world. The New York State Veterinary Medical Society and the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society have honored him for his outstanding career and his dedication to the veterinary profession. A firm believer in veterinary continuing education, Dr. Rendano has offered radiology film reading sessions, ultrasound lectures and wet labs to primary care veterinarians.

Jeffrey Seaman, DVM, Diplomate ACVS - Surgery, Small Animals

Dr. Seaman received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY in 1999. The following year, he completed a rotating internship in medicine, surgery and emergency at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey.

After completing the internship, he was hired as an associate veterinarian at Oradell, where he practiced general medicine as well as emergency. He subsequently was employed as an assistant research scientist, participating in orthopedic research, and started his residency at the University of Minnesota. In 2008 he completed a residency in small animal surgery and completed course work for his Master's degree at the University of Minnesota Campus in St. Paul. That same year he received the Mark S. Bloomberg Resident Research Award. Dr. Seaman received board certification by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2010.

Before joining Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists, Dr. Seaman was a surgeon in New York City and vicinity.

Dr. Seaman has conducted original research on bone grafts and tibial fractures and has authored several articles that have been published in the professional veterinary medical literature. He is currently a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, the American Veterinary Medical Association, New York State Veterinary Medical Society and Veterinary Medical Association of New York City. His areas of special interest include orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, and neurosurgery.