Our staff at Countryside Veterinary Medical Group consists of some of the most highly educated and experienced Veterinary Specialists in Upstate NY, covering a broad range of medicine.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists


With almost 20 years of experience, Dr. Lackner has helped a multitude of pets by diagnosing and treating eye problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, cherry eye, and so on. She received her veterinary medicine Degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine.  This was followed by an internship at the University of Pennsylvania and a residency at Veterinar-Chirurgische Klinik der Universitat Zurich in Switzerland. Dr. Lackner was awarded the IRTA Fellowship at the National Eye Institute (NIH) where she was involved with research of diabetic retinopathy. After becoming board certified, she has worked in various specialty hospitals in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Manhattan, and the Capital Region.