Dr. Heidi Hoefer is a 1987 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York in 1987 and continued there in a two year residency program in avian and exotic pets. From 1990-1999, Dr. Hoefer maintained a staff appointment in the avian and exotic pet department at the AMC, and she has been board-certified in avian practice since 1993. Heidi is now the head of exotic veterinary care at Island Exotic Veterinary Care in Huntington Station, New York where her clinical practice is limited to birds, reptiles, ferrets, rabbits, rodents and other small companion mammals. She has made many literary contributions and has lectured nationally and internationally on avian and exotic pet topics.
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