A Long Island native, Dr. Cummins began his career in veterinary medicine at age 15, working at a Huntington veterinary hospital. After starting his college education on Long Island, he transferred to Texas A&M University, where he earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees from the Department of Animal Science in 1982. Dr. Cummins attended Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. While at Michigan State, he was the recipient of the Westminster Kennel Foundation Scholarship. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1990.
Dr. Cummins enjoys all aspects of small animal veterinary medicine. When possible, he integrates alternative therapies into his practice. He supports animal rescue and assistance animals, in particular Canine Companions and the Guide Dog Foundation.
Dr. Christine E. Bayha was born in Queens but spent most of her life in Bellmore, Long Island where her family currently resides. Dr. Bayha graduated from Mercy College in lower Westchester with a degree in veterinary technology. During and after school, she worked as a licensed veterinary technician at a referral hospital in Mineola and at the Bronx Zoo. Dr. Bayha went on to obtain her DVM from Louisiana State University in 2007. Just out of school, she began practicing at a very busy practice in Queens gaining valuable surgical experience. Her professional interests includes working with rescues and performing surgery. Dr. Bayha shares her home with her children Ellianna, Kemraj, and Phoenix as well as with three dogs, five cats and two guinea pigs. Dr. Bayha likes spending her time off with her family, going to the beach, camping, traveling and horseback riding.