Last updated 3.22.19

Meet our Team!

Our Veterinarians

Dr. David Santisi, DVM

Dr. Dave Santisit and his cat, Eli

A Westport native, Dr. David Santisi, has been practicing in the area for almost 20 years. In 1993 he began working at Strawberry Hill Animal Hospital in Norwalk after graduating with his veterinary degree from Cornell University. He is now a co-owner of Strawberry Hill and also co-founded A Cat's Place in 1997 and then Winslow Park Animal Hospital in 2013. Dr. Santisi has spent time continuing his education in eye surgery, managing animal hospitals and feline medicine. With that interest in feline medicine, he helped create the cat specialized facility, A Cat's Place. Dr. Santisi lives with his wife, Sarah, his two sons and daughter, and his cat, Eli. He enjoys playing and watching sports, travelling, and spending time with his friends and family.

Dr. Jinkyu Shin, DVM

Dr. JinKyu Shin with one of his patients

Dr. Jinkyu Shin is originially from South Korea. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from Washington State University and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University. After graduation, he completed an internship at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Hospital in Texas. Dr. Shin moved to Connecticut to join his wife and has been practicing in the Hartford area before coming to Winslow Park Animal Hospital. He has special interests in preventive care, internal medicine, ultrasound imaging, and surgery. He lives with his wife Eunice and two cats, Arang and Leo in North Haven. During his free time, he likes to play sports and spend time with his family.

Our Support Staff

Amanda, Veterinary Technician and Client Care Specialist

Amanda and her beagle, Shilah

Amanda comes from a background in veterinary services, having been employed as a veterinary technician at A Cat's Place and Strawberry Hill Animal Hospital for 15 years. She has a degree in Professional Writing from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. Amanda brings to Winslow Park Animal Hospital organization skills, dedication and commitment which have helped us immensely since we opened our doors. When Amanda is not busy helping animals or writing, you can find her rocking out to her favorite bands at a concert or playing with her beloved pets—a beagle named Shilah and four cats, Luna, Phoenix, Punkie and Dixie.

Sky, Veterinary Assistant and Client Care Specialist

Sky and her dog, Ziggy

Sky attended Norwalk Community College where she gained her veterinary assitant program certification. She grew up around many animals of all species and discovered her passion for them. It was her love for animals that the had drawn her into the veterinary field.

Sky joined our team in 2017 and went on to worked at our sister hospitals, Strawberry Hill Animal Hospital and A Cat's Place, as well. She brings to Winslow Park Animal Hospital, compassion and love for animals in all shapes and sizes.

In her free time, Sky enjoys hanging out with family, drawing, and watching horror movies. She currently has a bulldog named Ziggy (pictured) and has discovered a passion for aquatic life; she has an aquarium full of fish, snails, and a blue lobster. She recently got a black bear hamster, which she has named Chorizo.

** Remember, when transporting your pet to an appointment, always use a leash or carrier. Make sure collars or doors are securely fastened. If you need use of a leash or carrier, please contact us. It is important for us to keep your pets safe. **