Crawford Dog and Cat Hospital

2135 Jericho Turnpike
Garden City Park, NY 11040


Our Doctors


Dr. Keith Niesenbaum, Crawford Dog and Cat, Garden City Park

Dr. Keith Niesenbaum:

Dr. Keith Niesenbaum is the owner and medical director of Crawford Dog and Cat Hospital. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1984, he spent 4 years practicing in New Jersey while his wife Anne finished up her OB/GYN residency. They relocated to Long Island in 1988 where he started Animal Bedside Care, a Veterinary House Call Service which is now an integral part of Crawford's services. The hospital was purchased in 2001 and Dr. Niesenbaum is happy to be settled in to a permanent home.


Dr. Brian Spar, Crawford, Mineola, NY

Dr. Brian Spar:

 Dr. Spar served as the senior associate veterinarian at Crawford Dog and Cat Hospital and served the pets of western Nassau County for the past 8 years. He and Dr. Angela Spar both graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London and they have returned to her home village in Northern England to live and practice.  We will miss them both and wish them and their family the best on this new chapter in their lives.

Dr. Stephanie Alford, Crawford, New Hyde Park, NY

Dr. Stephanie Alford:

Dr. Alford has family roots on the east end of Long Island.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from Rochester University and her veterinary degree from Atlantic Veterinary College on Prince Edward island before returning to Mass. to work.  We are glad that she returned to Long island to settle.  

Dr. Sandra Wu, Crawford, Manhasset NY

Dr. Sandra Wu:

 After returning from her hiatus in Connecticut to work part time while she and her husband, Chi raise their daughters Yvette and Lena, Dr. Wu has returned to a full time schedule.  A graduate of Cornell University for both undergraduate and graduate studies, Dr. Wu has practiced in upstate New York, here in New Hyde Park with us, and then in New Haven, before returning to Long Island with her family.  We are so happy to have her back and available for an expanded surgery and office hours schedule.




Day Open Close
Monday 8:30am 6:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am 6:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am 6:30pm
Thursday 8:30am 6:30pm
Friday 8:30am 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am 3:00pm
Sunday Closed Closed

*By Appointment
**Hours can vary slightly due to circumstances beyond our control.  Please call first to confirm.


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