Dr. Carissa Hoffman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State Veterinary College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hoffman has been working at Banfield Niskayuna since 2016 and has veterinary interests in small animal and equine medicine, acupuncture and chiropractic. She will be attending the Chi Institute in early 2018 to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. In her
spare time, Dr. Hoffman likes to spend time with her husband and pets, Sammie the boxer, and Toby the DSH. She also enjoys hiking, crafting, reading, gaming,
comic/Marvel/DC, and spontaneous adventures.