Joseph Palamara, DVM, DACVS, Veterinary Specialist
Dr. Joseph Palamara received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with High Honors from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003, completing his clinical year at the University of Minnesota-St. Paul. In his senior year, he received the Hills Veterinary Scholarship for excellence in medicine and surgery. He went on to complete an internship in small animal internal medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center in New York City in 2004. He has volunteered time with the MTA and Orange County Sheriff's Department canine handlers alongside Paul McNamara, DVM, DACVS. Following his internship, Dr. Palamara spent four years as a staff emergency doctor for the Animal Emergency Clinic of the Hudson Valley. During that time, He also performed relief work for a dozen general veterinary practices and emergency facilities in Orange, Ulster, Dutchess and Putnam counties. Prior to joining the staff at Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center in 2012, Dr. Palamara was a staff emergency doctor with Animal Specialty Center and also completed his surgical residency there. Dr. Palamara is a board certified specialist in veterinary surgery.
On his off days, Dr. Palamara works with the Dutchess County SCPA spay/neuter program.