About Our Veterinary Dermatologists 



Diplomate american college of dermatology 


Dr. Andrew Rosenberg earned his Bachelor of Science with distinction in research from Cornell University in 2005.  After receiving his DVM from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, Dr. Rosenberg completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Long Island Veterinary Specialists in Plainview, New York.  He completed his 3-year dermatology residency with Animal Dermatology Clinic in 2013 and achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in the same year.  He received the American College of Veterinary Dermatology Clinical Science Residents Research Award for his work in cyclosporine (Atopica) associated gingival overgrowth in dogs.  He is an active member of the College of Veterinary Dermatology and currently sits on their Education Committee.  He has multiple publications and lectures throughout the country.  He has appeared on television on both News12 New Jersey and Nat Geo Mundo. Dr. Rosenberg has a strong interest in both allergies and autoimmune skin diseases. 

While not in the office, he donates his time to treat skin conditions of animals in zoos and wildlife centers.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with Mason, his labrador retriever, as well as skiing, following NY sports teams and traveling.

Dr. Rosenberg currently sees patients in both the Riverdale Veterinary Dermatology and White Plains locations. 




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Dr. Jeanne Budgin recently joined the staff of Riverdale Veterinary Dermatology in 2016. Prior to this, she established and directed the Dermatology and Allergy Service at the Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, NY.

Dr. Budgin received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 1999 and spent two years in private general practice in New Jersey. In 2002, she completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship in immunodermatology through the school of medicine, where she pursued research in human and animal skin cancer. Dr. Budgin completed her residency training in veterinary dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania and received Diplomate status in 2005.

Her primary areas of interest include feline dermatology, diet and nutrition in the management of allergic skin disease, treatment of drug resistant infections and immune-mediated skin diseases. Dr. Budgin has published articles pertaining to veterinary dermatology in various journals and has presented at conferences throughout the world.

She is the former treasurer, vice president and president of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (AAVD). She is the current chair of the organizing committee of the North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum and was recently appointed as the AAVD representative to the World Association of Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) and contributes to the education and website committees of the WAVD. Dr. Budgin also recently joined the Ethics and Professional Development board of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. In addition, she is actively involved with the Global Veterinary Dermatology Education Group, which provides education in veterinary dermatology to underserved areas of the world.

Dr. Budgin’s hobbies include photography, gardening, cooking, yoga and spending time outdoors.

Dr. Budgin currently sees patients at the Riverdale Veterinary Dermatology location.


Dr. Melissa Loewinger

Dermatology Resident

Dr. Melissa Loewinger earned her Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University in 2011.  After receiving her DVM from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2015, Dr. Loewinger completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group in Brooklyn, NY. She then spent one year in private general practice in Queens before completing a yearlong surgical specialty internship in Dallas. Following her time in Texas, Dr. Loewinger moved back home to New Jersey and worked as an emergency veterinarian for several emergency and referral hospitals in NJ and NY.

Dr. Loewinger is excited to be starting her dermatology residency at Animal Dermatology and Allergy Specialists in the summer of 2019. Dr. Loewinger’s hobbies include running, hiking, and skiing. She enjoys traveling to national parks, exploring new countries and spending time with her cockatiel, Lennox.