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John A. Giannone, DVM
John A. Giannone, DVM

Associate Veterinarian and Founder

A native of New York City, Dr. John A. Giannone is the founding veterinarian of the Newport Animal Hospital.

After graduation from high school, Dr. Giannone entered St. John’s University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then entered the University of Parma’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in Parma, Italy, where he earned a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. In addition to his veterinary school education in Parma, he is also an Associate Alumnus of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and has continuing education certification in ultrasound, echocardiography, cryosurgery, endoscopy, dental surgery, and extracapsular lateral stabilization of the stifle.

Dr. Giannone’s areas of particular professional interest include internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, critical and emergency care, and avian and exotics medicine. He is also a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the California Veterinary Medical Association.

Though Dr. Giannone has owned many pets throughout his lifetime, he currently shares his home with Isabella, a cat that he rescued. Outside of his veterinary practice, he is a classical pianist and music composer for film and dance as well as an avid sailor.