Dr. John Deverna

John C. DeVerna, Jr., D.V.M., M.S.

Dr. DeVerna was raised on Long Island with his nine siblings. He attended Western Kentucky University as an undergraduate student where he earned his B.S. While in Kentucky he met his wife, Susan. He then attended professional school at Cornell receiving his Master of Science and later, his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. In 1979, Dr. DeVerna and his wife moved to Stony Brook, opening his practice, the Three Village Veterinary Hospital. 

Areas of Interest: Enjoys all aspects of Veterinary medicine, including surgery.


  • Graduate of Cornell University, D.V.M., 1977
  • Master of Science Cornell University, 1974
  • Awarded a 2-year Teaching-Research Assistant-ship in Department of Animal Science, Cornell 
  • Named a "Top Veterinarian" by the Consumer's Research Council of America
  • Named Veterinarian of the Year by Long Island Cat Fancier
  • Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine Executive Board Former Member


  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS)
  • Long Island Veterinary Medical Association (LIVMA)

Sophia Ungersboeck Jones, D.V.M.

Dr. Sophia

 Dr. Sophia was born and raised in Vienna, Austria. She came to the United States to study Neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles. She returned to Austria to continue her studies and earned her M.S. in Zoology in 2004. Dr. Sophia came back state side and attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine in Pomona, California where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Sophia furthered her veterinary education with an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. After completing her internship, Dr. Sophia worked in private practice in Brooklyn and Manhattan. 

Areas of Interest: Dr. Sophia's professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry, dermatology, exotics and alternative medicine.

  • Education/Recognitions:
  • Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Master of Science in Zoology, University of Vienna
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr Jeri

Jeri-Ann DiPaola, D.V.M

Dr.Jeri-Ann DiPaola joined our practice in 2018. Dr. DiPaola grew up on the south shore of Long Island. She studied Applied Biology and received her B.S. Degree from Utah State University. She feels very fortunate to have lived and studied in Italy where she learned Italian, traveled throughout Europe and earned her D.V.M degree from veterinary college at the University of Bologna. After she returned to the U.S. she met her husband and settled in the Three Village area. He is a board member on the Three Village Historical Society and they have one son. 

"Dr.Jeri" is an experienced veterinarian who has worked as veterinary medical supervisor for Bideawee Animal Shelter at West Hampton and Wantagh, she also was an associate veterinarian in a private practice

Areas of Interest :  Small animal medicine and surgery.

  • Education/Recognitions: 
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology, Utah State University 
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bologna 


AVMA- American Veterinary Medical Association

NYSVMS- New York State Veterinary Medical Society

LIVMA- Long Island Veterinary Medical Association 



Victoria Carillo, D.V.M.

Dr. Carillo grew up with her family on Long Island. After graduating high school, she continued her education at Virginia Polytech Institute where she earned her B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Biotechnology. Her love for animals, especially cats, led her to her calling. After she completed her undergraduate degree, she went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She currently resides in Rocky Point with her husband and seven cats. Dr. Carillo has been part of the Three Village Veterinary Hospital family since 2002.

Areas of Interest: Holistic Medicine; Reiki, Flower Essences, Homeopathy, Natural Vitamins, and Glandular Therapy.


  • Graduate of Virginia Polytech Institute, B.S. in Biology with Biotechnology option
  • Graduate of Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Currently earning her Acupuncture Certification