Debra Eisenstein
VDM, PhD

Debra Eisenstein, VMD grew up in Bethlehem, PA and received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2001. After graduation from veterinary school she practiced in New Jersey for 1 year before moving with her husband to Ithaca, New York. While there, she continued working and honing her skills as a veterinarian in a busy general and specialty medicine and surgery practice. She joined the Hickory Veterinary Hospital team in 2008, after moving back to the Philadelphia area to be closer to family. Dr. Eisenstein’s clinical interest include a wide variety of areas encompassing all aspects of general practice in small animal medicine including wellness and preventive medicine, internal medicine concerns and endocrine diseases, as well as critical care and emergency medicine. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Eisenstein also earned a PhD in Genetics (Molecular Biology) from Harvard University and enjoys staying abreast of current research and literature in the field.

Helping and healing for over 75 years.

Hickory Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1956 as a team of professionals committed to excellence in animal care. Our continued goal is to deliver the highest quality of veterinary medicine to our patients.