Our Team

Diane Y. Stenzler

DVM
Years in Practice: 28
Education: Cornell University. Ross University
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Dr. Diane Stenzler has been practicing as a Small Animal Veterinarian since 1992. She has special interests in Dermatology, Dentistry, and Ophthalmology. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Cornell University (1989) and a DVM degree from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine. After she graduated with honors (1992), Dr. Stenzler completed a course in Human Ultrasonography. She has used her knowledge to perform ultrasounds on canines and felines to this date. Dr. D Stenzler is very dedicated to using Fear Free techniques in order to make visits for her patients the least stressful that she can.


Dr. Stenzler’s love for animals dates back to her early childhood when she displayed her keen interest in Veterinary Medicine to her father, Dr. Anton Stenzler, a Veterinarian of over 45 years. Dr. D. Stenzler has had the unique pleasure of being able to work in a true family business with her Father. Dr. D Stenzler is a member of the Rockland/Westchester Veterinary and Northern NJ Veterinary Associations, both of which have monthly CE meetings that she regularly attends. She has also been a member of the Rockland/Westchester Executive Board. Dr. Stenzler is an active member of AVMA and AAHA and also attends a monthly Radiology meeting for Veterinarians.


Working side by side with her father at the Pearl River Animal Hospital (Rockland County) since 1992, Dr. D. Stenzler continues to have amazing results treating chronic ear, skin, and paw dermatologic diseases –conditions that had resisted previous treatment attempts. She has developed two ear and skin treatments that she custom-designed, which have proven invaluable.

She owns a Shih Tzu named Panda, which she rescued. Her green thumb, together with Ball Room Dancing, cooking, jewelry making, reading, riding horses, and other interests, occupy her spare time.

Dr. Lisa Barnett​​​​​​​

VMD
Education: University of Pennsylvania, University of Binghamton

Dr. Lisa Barnett graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary medicine in 1998. Prior to veterinary school, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Binghamton. A native of New City, Dr. Barnett has practiced in Manhattan and Rockland County. She has been practicing at Pearl River Animal Hospital since 2006. She is an active member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), NYSVMS (New York State Veterinary Association), and WRVMA (Westchester Rockland Veterinary Medical Association). Her passion for veterinary medicine is driven by the human-animal bond and she puts an emphasis on client education. Dr. Barnett is also a Fear Free Certified Professional. Her special interests include preventative and internal medicine. Dr. Barnett and her husband have 2 children, 2 dogs (a pug named Finn and a Puggle named Pixie), and two cats (a rescue named Stella and Gus). When not practicing veterinary medicine she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.

Susan List

LVT
Years in Practice: 10
Education: Mercy College

In 2008, at the age of 49, I decided to go back to school and pursue my passion with animals, becoming a Licensed Veterinary Technician and graduated Mercy College in 2011. My husband Neal, and my kids Pamela and Brandon were my biggest supporters.


I love what I do. My goal is to always bring a positive attitude and a smiling face to every appointment so both my patient and client have a comforting and welcoming experience. I'm also a Fear Free Certified Professional, helping to create less Fear, Anxiety and Stress for our patients.


That is my objective each and every day.

Diane Rypkema-Walter​​​​​​​

Bio coming soon

Dr. Anton M. Stenzler​​​​​​​

DVM
Years in Practice: 58
Education: Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine

Sadly, Dr. Stenzler passed due to COVID-19. He will be deeply missed.


Dr. Anton Stenzler graduated from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in 1963. He served as a Veterinarian for two years in the U.S. Air Force, and gained experience working at two busy practices on Long Island. Dr. Stenzler served as president of Westchester/Rockland Veterinary Medical Center for two years and was involved with the Rockland County rabies clinic for many years, as well. He opened up his practice in Pearl River, NY in 1970 and has been an active member of the Pearl River Rotary Club since 1973.

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