Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Woodbury Animal Hospital in Woodbury, New York! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Woodbury Animal Hospital is staffed with several licensed vet technicians with a broad range of clinical experience, including both specialty and general practice. There is also experienced non-technical staff who are skilled in assisting you and your pet. They contribute to the nursing care and comfort of your pet while in the hospital.

A compassionate and pleasant work environment has rewarded us with a staff that has been with Woodbury Animal Hospital for many years. This has enabled them to get to know the pets and clients very well. It makes the experience more personal.

Please call us at 516-367-7100 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Marc A. Franz, DVM

Dr. Franz received his DVM from Cornell University with Senior Awards in 1988 after graduating Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania. He opened Woodbury Animal Hospital in 1996 and has been supporting his clients and the community ever since. He has been involved with the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, including holding the positions of President, Vice President and Chairman of the Ethics Committee over the years. Dr. Franz was extensively involved in the veterinary emergency response efforts at the World Trade Center. He has received numerous awards recognizing his service at Ground Zero and in the veterinary community.


  • DVM Cornell University, NYSCVM, Senior Awards
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Cum Laude

Long Island Veterinary Medical Association:

  • President
  • Chairman of the Ethics Committee
  • Vice President
  • Disaster and Preparedness Co-Chair
  • Rabies Task Force Chairman for Nassau County
  • Veterinary Liaison Officer – Nassau County, County Executive’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force
  • Disaster Committee

Awards: World Trade Center

  • American Red Cross Heroes Award 2002 – World Trade Center Emergency Response/Animal Rescue
  • Leadership to Country and to Profession Award – World Trade Center – Suffolk County SPCA
  • Voluntary Service Award, World Trade Center – Suffolk County SPCA
  • Regional Service Award for work performed at the World Trade Center – LIVMA
  • Emergency Response Award for work performed at the World Trade Center – LIVMA
  • Citation from Nassau County Legislature – Recognition of service and commitment at Ground Zero
  • Letter of Commendation – for work performed at Ground Zero from Thomas J. Suozzi, Nassau County Executive

Awards: Other

  • Veterinarian of the Year, LIVMA,  (Disaster Planning)
  • The Colonel Floyd C. Sager Equine Obstetrics and Pediatrics Award – Cornell University
  • Nassau County Dept. of Health award for Medical Reserve Corps
  • Nassau County Dept. of Health award for assistance during rabies outbreak


  • Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams – VMAT1 (DHS, FEMA, NDMS)

Jennifer Mignone, DVM

Dr. Jennifer Mignone received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Stony Brook University.  She then went on to complete her Veterinary degree from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  After graduation, Dr. Mignone came home to Long Island and completed a one year rotating general internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Long Island Veterinary Specialists.  She joined the Woodbury Animal Hospital family in 2007.  Her interests include internal medicine, dermatology, dentistry and ultrasound.  Dr. Mignone lives on the south shore of Long Island with her husband, two children and a multitude of furry family members.

Professional Memberships:

  • Long Island Veterinary Medical Association
  • New York State Veterinary Medical Society