Dr. Sylvia Pawlinski joined our staff in June 2014 after earning her veterinary degree from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from Long Island and attended Cornell University, receiving her B.S. in Animal Science in 2010.
Dr. Pawlinski has a particular interest and extensive training in exotic animals with a focus on birds and reptiles. She has gained experience in the treatment of hormonal disorders, behavior concerns, and metabolic disease in a variety of exotic species. She is also sensitive to the unique nutritional requirements of birds and other exotic pets. Her other veterinary interests include preventative medicine and pain management. Recently, Dr. Pawlinski has earned certification as a Fear Free Certified Professional (see Fear Free Pets online).
When not practicing, Dr. Pawlinski enjoys gardening, reading, and birdwatching. She lives in Lewistown with her cat and a variety of exotic pets.