Meet Dr. Safi Chand

Dr. Chand, a recent transplant to Frederick county, has practiced emergency medicine and surgery for more than 10 years. He graduated from Canada and a few years later decided to further upgrade his skills in ER medicine and surgery in 2005. In 2006, he completed a one year internship in small animal medicine with a major in emergency medicine and surgery at Southern Massachussets Emergency and Referral in Massachussets. He had the privilege of working with largest Cardiology and internal medicine group( CVCA and AVIM) in Maryland as an ER clinician for 4 years. He is a member of many veterinary associations and has published thesis and papers on oil based vaccines as well. Dr. Chand wanted to be a veterinarian having grown up with German Shepherds. His areas of interest are internal medicine, cardiology, surgery, radiology, soft tissue and select orthopedic procedures. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, kids and their zoo comprising of 2 cats and fish. He also enjoys reading, traveling and horse back riding.

Meet Dr. Abid Farid

Dr. Abid Farid is new to our area, having just moved from Alberta, Canada. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for 7 years, with a focus on small animals. Dr. Farid gained valuable experience at various small animal clinics in Canada prior to his relocation. His areas of interest include: internal medicine, dermatology, wellness care, surgery and dentistry. He is always eager to challenge himself with continuing education and experiences. When not at the clinic, Dr. Farid spends time with his family and friends.


3605555Meet Dr. Kenneth Ostroff

Dr. Kenneth Ostroff, originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1982 from the University of Parma in Italy. He moved to Maryland after a six month internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City.

He has practiced medicine since 1983 and at Goshen Animal Clinic since 2002. He is a member of both the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

His professional interests are wide and varied. They include geriatric pets, stem cell therapy, cold laser therapy, general surgery, and internal medicine. In his free time, Dr. Ostroff enjoys golfing, reading, and spending time with his Yorkshire Terrier.

Dr. Ostroff is trying on semi-retirement. He will occasionally take appointments as his schedule allows.