Dianne DeLorenzo, DVM
A native of the Bronx, Dr. DeLorenzo attended Cornell University and received her Bachelor’s Degree in 1983. She went on to attend Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. After completing her veterinary studies, Dr. DeLorenzo was chosen from among hundreds of candidates for a medicine and surgery internship at The Animal Medical Center in NYC.
Internal medicine and geriatric medicine are among Dr. DeLorenzo’s many professional interests. She enjoys practicing in the Village and is grateful for the time she gets to spend with all her clients and their wonderful pets. Dr. DeLorenzo is a member of the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. DeLorenzo supports numerous adoption agencies such as the ASPCA, Humane Society, and Alley Cat Allies, which promotes TNR (Trap Neuter Release) programs.
Dr. DeLorenzo has been happily married to her husband Greg since 1993. They enjoy spending time with their extended families and the companionship of their two cats. Dr. DeLorenzo’s hobbies include bird watching, photography and theatre arts, among other creative pursuits.
Brett Shorenstein, VMD
Dr. Brett Shorenstein is a general practitioner and owner of Abingdon Square Veterinary Clinic.
Dr. Shorenstein is a native New Yorker who was raised on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He graduated from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management. After working for a year in New York City in Investment Banking at Credit Suisse, Dr. Shorenstein was determined to follow his true passion and become a small animal veterinarian.
Following a 2-year post-baccalaureate program, Dr. Shorenstein attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia where he graduated magna cum laude. He then moved back to New York where he completed a year-long rotating internship in Medicine and Surgery at the Animal Medical Center. Prior to joining Abingdon Square Vet, Dr. Shorenstein was an Associate Veterinarian at a veterinary hospital on the Upper East Side.
Dr. Shorenstein is a member of the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City (VMANYC) and New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS) as well as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). He is a USDA-accredited veterinarian. Dr. Shorenstein’s professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and nutrition.
When not at work, he enjoys partaking in culinary adventures throughout the 5 boroughs, playing tennis, and traveling with his wife, Rachel, a pediatrician who is currently pursuing a fellowship in neonatology.
Jessica Goldberg, DVM
Dr. Jessica Goldberg, a native of New Jersey, received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University in 2004. She continued her studies in the sciences while gaining invaluable veterinary experience in New Jersey. Dr. Goldberg graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011, and went on to complete a year-long medical and surgery internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York City. She became an associate veterinarian at Abingdon Square Veterinary Clinic in July 2012.
Dr. Goldberg has special interests in internal medicine, preventative medicine, dentistry, dermatology, and clinical pathology. She especially enjoys getting to know her patients and clients and practicing high-quality medicine in all her patients’ life stages. Dr. Goldberg is a member of the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City and New York State Veterinary Medical Society as well as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). She is a USDA-accredited veterinarian.
During her free time, Dr. Goldberg enjoys reading, bicycling, photography, film, and exploring the city’s diverse cultures and cuisines. Dr. Goldberg resides in New Jersey with her husband Edgar, their daughter, and their cat Lionel.
Rose Burdon, BVSc MRCVS
Dr. Rose Burdon grew up in the United Kingdom and was inspired by James Herriot to become a veterinarian at an early age. She completed her veterinary studies in 1991 at Bristol University. Soon after graduating, she came across the pond to the United States where she practiced for twelve years at the MSPCA hospital on Nantucket Island. There she took care of all creatures great and small, – literally, furry, feathered, finned and hooved! After moving to New York, she practiced for six years at West Chelsea Veterinary and then at the ASPCA as part of their National training team, which trained veterinary groups in new spay/neuter techniques. She also earned certification in veterinary acupuncture in 1998 providing an important treatment option for her patients. Dr. Burdon joined the Abingdon Square Veterinary Clinic staff in August 2013.
Dr. Burdon’s professional interests include geriatric medicine and internal medicine where she takes an integrative approach. She also enjoys volunteering for spay/neuter organizations in her free time. Dr. Burdon is a member of the New York City Veterinary Medical Society, the New York State Veterinary Medical Association, the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
She lives in Manhattan with her family including three rescue cats and her adorable Labrador Filly.
Molly Seaward, DVM
Dr. Molly Seaward joined the team at Abingdon Square in August 2016 after she completed a 12 month rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York City. A New Englander since birth, Dr. Seaward grew up in Maine and attended Bowdoin College, where she competed on the track and field team and earned dual Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in German and Biology. After college she spent two years working in ophthalmology research at Children’s Hospital Boston, but was drawn to the West Coast to study veterinary medicine. She received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. While in Oregon, she pursued an interest in sports medicine, assisting with the National Amateur Retriever Championship in 2014, as well as the 8th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation/Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, held at Oregon State.
Dr. Seaward enjoys many facets of veterinary medicine, including sports medicine and surgery, but has a special interest in preventative medicine and behavior. She enjoys developing relationships with clients and acting as an advocate for their non-human family members. She is a member of the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
In her spare time, Dr. Seaward enjoys running and hiking with her husband and their Labrador retriever. They also enjoy frequenting jazz music clubs and eating their way through New York City’s diverse culinary scene.