“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
Andrew Waxman attended Cornell University, where he majored in policy analysis and management. He found his calling to veterinary medicine after graduating and received his DVM from Iowa State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr. Waxman returned to Cornell University, where he completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship and continued on to complete a residency in cardiology. Dr. Waxman became a board-certified cardiologist in 2011.
Dr. Waxman particularly enjoys the challenges of diagnosing and treating structural heart disease (heart muscle problems or leaky valves), irregular heart rhythms, and congenital heart disease. He has exceptional skill in performing minimally invasive cardiac procedures such as pacemaker implantation or opening narrowed heart valves. While cats and dogs are the norm, he has been known to treat an occasional goat, rabbit, hedgehog, or ferret when one demands his expertise. Andrew enjoys sharing his expertise with referring veterinarians through casual conversation or continuing education lectures. When not practicing, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter.