Meet our Veterinarians

Dr. Benedict Mohit

Dr. Benedict graduated at the top of his medical class in first place with the distinction of “summa cum laude” and class valedictorian. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1982, and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. He pursued post-doctoral studies while on the medical teaching staff at Cornell University. Dr. Benedict had the honor of training some of the best veterinarians in our country and in the state of New York.

Dr. Benedict has been practicing for more than 21 years as a veterinarian. His special interests are in the medical and surgical care of dogs and cats. He pursued advanced training at Cornell University in cancer treatment modalities, medicine, and in both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Benedict treats other animals including horses, birds, reptiles and cattle.

Dr. Benedict was amongst a handful of doctors appointed for 6 years to prepare the examination for veterinarians wanting to obtain their medical license to practice. He owns and shows AKC registered dogs. He has shown and judged dogs in England, Wales and Germany, and has imported several dogs from Europe. He could be seen at many dog shows with his 2 sons and other canine children.

Dr. Benedict focuses on the symptoms and medical problems of the patient presented. He is very thorough in examining the patient, and in obtaining a medical history from their owners. Being gentle keeps most of his patients calm and comfortable with the physical exam and diagnostic procedures.

Dr. Gita Mohit

Dr. Gita graduated third in her medical class with the distinction of “magna cum laude.”

Dr. Gita earned her B.Sc. degree in 1984, M. Phil. in 1991, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She pursued medical research in Molecular Genetics at Cornell University. Here at the Baker Institute, Dr. Gita had the honor of working with world renound professors in the veterinary medical field. She pursued studies in the U.K. at Cambridge University [Alma Mata of Rhodes Scholar President Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton], and the Agricultural Food and Research Council. Dr. Gita was the recipient of a grant form the Commonwealth Science Council, U.K.

Most people and patients are comfortable with Dr Gita’s skill, expertise and patience. She demonstrates a very caring and compassionate nature, and her examinations are thorough with explanations that are easy to understand. She has been practicing as a veterinarian for more than 20 years. She enjoys being a mother of two sons and continues to perform all the regular daily chores of a homemaker.