Dr. Ferris Gorra graduated from Cornell School of Agriculture before obtaining his DVM from Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in 1967. He practiced in a mixed practice in Granby, CT for three years before founding Aspetuck Animal Hospital in 1970. Dr. Gorra was president of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association in 1980 and is a past member of the Connecticut Board of Veterinay Medicine. In his spare time he enjoyes spending time with his 8 grandchildren, coaching and refereeing ice hockey, or playing golf.
Dr. Andrew Flint received his undergraduate degree in 1996 from Cornell University. Dr. Flint then spent a couple of years after graduation as a newscaster. In 2005, he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in St. Kitts, with his clinical rotations being done at Purdue University. In addition to practicing small animal medicine, Dr. Flint also has an interest in chiropractics. Most of his spare time is spent with his favorite canine companion, Sebastian or playing polo, which he has been doing since high school.
Jocelyn Otte, CVT joined the Toll Gate Animal Clinic team as a Certified Veterinary Technician February 2012. She was certified in 2005 after obtaining a degree in Equine Animal Science from the University of Connecticut. In 2010 she became an Instructor at Middlesex Community College teaching Veterinary Assisting I ans II. She is a member of the Veterinary Health Care Team of CT, has gone through the CT Safety Animal Response Team training, and has been certified in Disaster Preparedness through FEMA. In her spare time, if not hanging out with her animals, Jocelyn enjoys preparing gourmet meals and owns and runs a food field-side concession trailer during summer polo matches in Hamden, CT. Jocelyn believes that whether sick or well, your pet should have the most comfortable visit at Tollgate Animal Clinic.
Receptionist Phyllis Steeves has resided in Bantam for 10 years with her husband Robert. She is a well known breeder of West Highland White Terriers. Besides spending time with her Westies she enjoys baking for her friends and family.