Queens Animal Hospital

5612 Roosevelt Avenue
Woodside, NY 11377



Our Doctors


Dr. Lara Cabugawan:

Dr. Lara Cabugawan was born and reared in Manila Philippines. There she attended De La Salle Araneta University where received her DMV. While attending , she won a number of awards for her academic achievements.  She was ranked 8th overall on her Veterinary exam licensure. Shorty after graduating, she moved to the United States to pursue her dreams in veterinary medicine. Dr. Lara is a very experienced Veterinarian she has worked on numerous special cases in all 5 boroughs. In her spare time she enjoys reading traveling being outdoors and having karaoke battles with the staff at Queens Animal Hospital.


Yishan Kuo, D.V.M.

Dr. Yishan Kuo was born and raised in Taiwan. She obtained her master’s and bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine from National Chung-Hsing University in Taiwan. After practicing for five years, Dr. Kuo moved to the States in search of learning more and completed one year of clinical training at Colorado State University in 2016. Dr. Kuo worked as a small animal practitioner prior to join the Queens Animal Hospital team. Dr. Kuo is a very passionate person about animal care, and her professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology and, especially, cardiology. In her free time, Dr. Kuo enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and cuddling with her pets, SiSi and Cepha.