Dr. Solomons was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He attended the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 1988. Dr. Solomons also holds a M.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware, and a B.S. degree in Animal Science. Dr. Solomons purchased Middlehope Veterinary Hospital in 1995 with a desire to practice cutting edge veterinary medicine, surgery and dentistry. He places an emphasis on medical excellence and gentle, loving patient care because he believes that a pet’s emotional wellbeing is as important as their physical wellbeing. Dr. Solomons is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, New York State Veterinary Medical Society, Hudson Valley Veterinary Association and the Animal Emergency Clinic of the Hudson Valley. Dr. Solomons’ special interests include orthopedic surgery, dermatology, dentistry, geriatric medicine and pharmacology. Dr. Solomons is also very passionate about education. He believes in Continuing Education for himself, as well as his staff, to stay abreast of the latest medical information. He also believes in educating his clients concerning issues relating to their pets and their pets’ health. Dr. Solomons has had a menagerie of pets, including dogs, cats, horses, chickens, a peacock, two geese, a turkey, a guinea pig, a rabbit and cows. He lives with his beloved wife and dog Maverick. Dr. Solomons enjoys sports, sailing, cooking and reading in his free time.