Michael Barra, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Michael Barra is Chief of Staff at Ani-Mall Pet Hospital. He earned a BS degree from Cornell University and then went on to receive a DVM degree from Cornell University in 1973. Dr. Barra is a 40-year member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS) and the Hudson Valley Veterinary Medical Society.
Dr. Barra has taken many post-graduate courses, seminars and labs in a variety of disciplines including orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery endoscopy, dentistry, laser surgery, ultrasound and internal medicine and holistic medicine. His main area of interest in veterinary medicine is advanced orthopedic and soft tissue surgical procedures, which he perform routinely at our hospital.
Jacenta Parker-Cox, DVM
Dr. Jacenta Parker-Cox grew up in Middletown and still lives here today. She attended the Xavier University of Lousiana for her undergraduate degree, and Cornell University for her veterinary degree. Prior to joining the Ani-Mall Pet Hospital team in August 2016, she practiced at the Suffern Animal Hospital.
Dr. Parker-Cox's special interests include dentistry and exotic animal medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys essential oils, reading, and spending time with her family and her cat named Pinocchio.
Brian Standish, DVM
Dr. Standish received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University and his veterinary degree from St. Matthews University. His special interests include cardiology, orthopedics and exotic pet care.
When he's not at work, Dr. Standish enjoys running, hiking, games, sci-fi /fantasy movies, reading, and spending time with family and friends. He has a Pitbull named Chance and two red-eared sliders named Jenny and Shelley.