Elisabeth Simone-Freilicher, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)
Dr. Simone-Freilicher is one of less than 140 doctors in the world who are board-certified in Avian Medicine. She has also completed specialty training in Exotic Medicine, including rabbit and rodent dentistry, medical and surgical treatment of ferret diseases, and reptile medicine and surgery. Dr. Simone-Freilicher is available by appointment for primary care as well as consultation or referral of avian and exotic cases.
Dr. Simone-Freilicher has over 20 years’ experience in pet bird biology, husbandry, behavior, and medicine. In 2010 she was recognized by the Association of Avian Veterinarians for “outstanding service and commitment to advancing and promoting avian medicine and stewardship.”
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Simone-Freilicher has written numerous articles forVeterinary Practice News, Critters USA, andRabbits USA, as well as peer-reviewed case reports for the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Simone-Freilicher has provided educational lectures at meetings and events, and strongly believes that the better educated the pet owner, the better care the pet receives, which can prevent many unneccessary medical conditions.
College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, DVM, 2002
West Hills Animal Hospital, Residency in Companion Avian and Exotic Animal Medicine, 2002-2005
Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Avian Specialty, 2006