Lauren Shusterman, DVM
Emergency Critical Care
Education & Postgraduate Training
BS in Animal Science – University of California, Davis
DVM – The Ohio State University
Rotating Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery – Oradell Animal Hospital
Joined OAH in 2022
Professional Interests: Zoological medicine
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), Wildlife Disease Association (WDA)
From Dr. Shusterman: My experiences working in specialty practice, wildlife centers, and AZA accredited zoo’s remind me that practicing quality medicine, ensuring the best patient care, and advocating for endangered species and public awareness is why I became a veterinarian.
Shusterman L, Marsh AE, Joyner PH, Habing G. Detection of Trichuris eggs in feces and soil from giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) and other hoofstock enclosures under human care in the USA. Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2021;15:208-213.
Shusterman, L, Marsh, AE., Joyner, PH. Detection and differentiation of Trichuris in giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) under human care. J Zoo Wildl Med. 2022;53(2):383-392.