Meet Our Friendly Halesite, NY Veterinarian Office Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our Halesite veterinary office is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you & your pet the best possible experience during your visit. Learn more about our team below.



Joanne Hackett has been a veterinary technician at Harborside Veterinary Hospital since 2004. Joanne is a licensed veterinary technician and has worked in the animal care field since 1996. She loves working with animals and is proud of the high quality medical care offered at the hospital. Joanne shares her home with a Boston Terrier named Chickie. Outside of work, she enjoys riding her bike, reading, horseback riding, watching movies, checking out Red Sox games and hanging out with her friends and family.



Jane Cumming is both the office manager and a veterinary assistant at Harborside Veterinary Hospital. A member of the staff since 1994, Jane loves working with the hospital's friendly, caring staff. She shares her home with two dogs, Della and Tug, and enjoys reading, photography, walking and hiking and training her dogs in her spare time.




Veterinary assistant at Harborside Veterinary Hospital since 1987, Lauren Trifiro loves working with animals and is proud to be part of the caring staff at the hospital. In her spare time, she can be found breaking and training horses, and also enjoys hiking, gardening, skiing, reading and horseback riding. She shares her home with her dog, Eustace.




Receptionist Sandy Sach joined the Harborside Veterinary Hospital staff in 1997. She loves working with animals, and shares her home with her cat Sweetie and her dog JB.






Veterinary assistant Gigi Riccardi has helped care for pets at Harborside Veterinary Hospital since 2000. She enjoys working with the caring staff and is proud of the excellent care offered by the veterinarians and staff. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time at the beach, horseback riding and gardening. At home, she cares for a dog of her own named Kona.




Our receptionist Gerri Daly hails from Northport and joined the staff in spring 2014. She enjoys working with people and loves animals. She shares her home with her husband and their rescue dogs Shasta and Sherman. She is an avid reader and always has a smile for everyone.





A veterinary assistant at Harborside Veterinary Hospital since 2004, Kim Damico enjoys working with the caring staff and loves meeting the new clients and pets that come into the hospital each day. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, gardening, swimming and going to the beach. 





Veterinary Assistant Liz Dougal has been with Harborside Veterinary Hospital since February of 2010.
Despite being a relatively new member of the staff, Liz has long been interested in animals and animal care. "I started bringing my own animals to Dr. Frevola 12 years ago," she says. "The staff and doctors have always given excellent care to all of my animals and now that I work here it is a great learning experience."
At home, Liz has two cats named Trinity and Willow; two Australian Shepherds called Ryder and Brooke; and a registered Paint horse named Dolly. Her family is also the owner of Indian Head Ranch where she has been training, showing and breeding horses since 2007.
Liz's other hobbies include tennis and running.



Veterinary technician, Rachael Frevola is the daughter of Dr.Frevola. Most of her life was spent in the hospital right by her dad's side watching and learning all she could. She has a horse named Jake that she got for her 16th birthday. She has been riding since she was 8 years old and has never stopped. She has always had a love for animals and grew up with them all her life. One of her favorite things to do is go trail riding with her dad and their two horses. 


Walter Mahlmann has been a Veterinary Technician at Harborside since 2017.  He gained his license in the summer of 2017 and has been enjoying working at the hospital since. Outside of work he enjoys playing guitar, recording music and working out.  He shares his home with four cats named Wally, Chester, Boogie and Cookie.  He also has a turtle named Tosin.


After a leave of 30 years, Molly Quigley is back.  A passionate gardener and animal lover she shares her home with Mike (her dog), Joe (her cat), 6 parakeets, 7 chickens and oh yes, her husband and 2 sons.  
Marilyn Maggio has been working as a veterinary assistant since 2017.   She enjoys long walks with her two dogs, Ellie, the Shepherd Mix and Heidi, the Schnauzer.
She is an active supporter of all four of her daughters activities and enjoys golf with her husband Jim.