Garden City Veterinary Care

Meet the Team at Garden City Veterinary Care

For our team at Garden City Veterinary Care in Mineola, NY, the health and happiness of your four-legged family members comes first. We are committed to educating our clients about nutrition, exercise, and the latest advances in veterinary technology and hold ourselves to the highest standard of care in every check-up, procedure, and surgery.

Get to Know Our Mineola, NY Veterinary Team

Dr. Laurie Buscemi, DVM

Medical Director

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.


Dr. Liz Stietzle, DVM

Dr. Stietzle is a Long Island native and grew up in Shoreham, NY. When applying to colleges, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian and was accepted to an early admission program at Kansas State University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2016 and then continued on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 2020. After graduating, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island. In her free time, Dr. Stietzle enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, reading, and playing tennis.

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.