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LIVS History

LIVS – A Chronology

2003

Long Island’s first Allergy laboratory creating custom vaccines for allergic pets.

2002

LIVS announces “Minimally Invasive Surgery” initiative with an MIS operatory to perform arthroscopy, laporoscopy, and thoracoscopy.

2000

The first foldable intraocular lens implant following phacoemulsification cataract surgery in a dog. The first in the USA!

2000

LIVS brings Long Islands first MRI, CUSA-surgical aspirator to remove “non-removeable tumors and Neuro Pack neurodiagnostic machine to detect rare neurologic disorders making it the premier neurology/neurosurgery service in the region.

1999

Lecture and conference hall dedicated to Meyer “Mike” Kaplan, DVM to be used for veterinary CE for area veterinarians and animal related groups.