Dr. Raymond Polley, DVM
Dr. Polley received a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Ross University in 1994. He is a member of AVMA, NYSVMA, and LIVMA.
Dr. Raymond J Polley worked on the NY Mercantile Exchange for five years before deciding to go to veterinary school. After graduating, he worked in Florida for two years before coming back to Long Island and starting Garden City Veterinary Care in 1996. He and his wife, Kate, have three kids. They also have a cat and recently adopted a Jack Russell Terrier named Casey Jones Jr. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, camping, and skiing with his family.
Dr. Laurie Buscemi, DVM
Dr. Buscemi received her Bachelors of Science in 2002 from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. During that time she spent a semester abroad in Brisbane Australia. In 2005 she obtained a Masters of Science from Adelphi University. Her thesis dissertation and much of her research involved Canine Lymphoma. In 2009 she graduated from Western University of Health Sciences with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Her special interests include Oncology and Internal Medicine. She is USDA Class I accredited.
She spent the past 5 years working at a small animal practice in Queens and is excited to be the newest addition to Garden City Veterinary Care. When Dr. Laurie Buscemi is not working she is keeping busy spending time with her husband, two young children, dog Bosch and FIV+ cats Mr. Jeeves and Mimi. She enjoys surfing, SCUBA diving, and traveling.
Dr. Raymond Quim, DVM
Dr. Raymond Quim was born and raised in Queens, NY. He became interested in animals and wanted to become a veterinarian while attending Bronx High school of Science and volunteering at the Queens Zoo. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Binghamton University in 1998. He earned his DVM degree at Michigan State University in 2003.
Dr. Quim lives in Queens, NY with his spouse, two children, and a 60 lb black lab mix named Gemma. He enjoys running, snowboarding, skiing, and hiking.
Dr. Kerry Gunsalus, DVM
Emma completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science at the University of Vermont in 2017. She has been working in the veterinary field for over seven years and has been a lover of animals all of her life. Emma has been a part of our team for three years, where she has been responsible for the care and wellbeing of our client’s beloved pets, customer service, running our social media page, managing inventory, and is now taking on the leadership role as practice manager.
She is a proud and devoted dog mom to her shepherd-pitbull mix, Dakota, who loves going on outdoor adventures, chasing squirrels, and most of all, hanging out with her mom.
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When Vivian is not at GCVC, you can find her at the beach or hanging out with her jack-a-bee, Solaye, who loves to Netflix and Chill, and protect her spot on mom’s bed.