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Joshua Lachowicz, DVM, DACVIM-Oncology


Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

On The Job

Before joining BluePearl, Dr. Lachowicz worked as an oncologist in Connecticut and New Jersey.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Oncology
Residency, Medical Oncology, Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center, Norwalk CT
Internship, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview NY
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional, Blacksburg VA
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA

Off Duty

Dr. Lachowicz’s family includes two dogs and a cat. Music fills their lives: Dr. Lachowicz is a musician, pianist, singer-songwriter and live performer in NYC and the surrounding region. His musical influences often come from his patients, who he says provide perfect inspiration for great music. Check out his music at

Select Articles and Publications

Isotani, M., Yamada, O., & Lachowicz, J.L., et al. (2010). Mutations in the fifth immunoglobulin-like domain of kit are common and potentially sensitive to imatinib mesylate in feline mast cell tumors. Br J Haematol, 148(1):144-53.

Brodsky, E.M, Maudlin, G.N., Lachowicz, J.L., & Post, G.S. (2009). Asparaginase and MOPP treatment of dogs with lymphoma. J Vet Intern Med, 23(3):578-84.

Guzman, M.L., Rossi, R.M., & Lachowicz, J.L., et al. (2007). An orally bioavailable parthenolide analog selectively eradicates acute myelogenous leukemia stem and progenitor cells. Blood, 110(13):4427-35.

Lachowicz, J.L., Post, G.S., & Brodsky, E.M. (2005). A phase I clinical trial evaluating imatinib mesylate (Gleevec) in tumor-bearing cats. J Vet Intern Med, 19(6):860-4.

Lachowicz, J.L., Post, G.S., Moroff, S.D., & Mooney, S.C. (2004). Acquired amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia–four cases and a literature review. J Small Anim Pract, 45(10):507-14.