Our vets.

Jill Abraham

VMD, DACVD
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology

Dermatology
On The Job

Dr. Jill Abraham has served on the Credentials Committee for the American College of Veterinary Dermatology for a number of years. She has a special interest in feline dermatology and immune-mediated skin diseases.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Veterinary Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Red Bank NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT
Off Duty

Dr. Abraham enjoys spending time with her friends and family and exploring New York city with her dog Norman. She loves watching movies but really prefers to be outdoors.

Tomas Boullhesen Williams

DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Critical Care
On The Job

Dr. Tomas Boullhesen Williams is especially interested in postoperative care, point-of-care ultrasonography, sepsis, and trauma cases.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, National University of Tucumán, Argentina
Off Duty

Dr. Boullhesen Williams enjoys exploring NYC and trying all the good food the city has to offer, going out with friends, and staying active. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and French and loves learning new languages.

Joseph Campbell

DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine
On The Job

Dr. Joseph Campbell’s clinical interests include endoscopy, laparoscopic liver biopsies, and immune-mediated and infectious diseases.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Internal Medicine and Oncology, VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital & Referral Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Animal Referral & Emergency Center of AZ, Mesa
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Off Duty

Dr. Campbell lives with his wife and their male cat, Obsidian. He enjoys travel, boxing, and cooking.

Philip Fico

DVM
On The Job

Dr. Philip Fico’s particular clinical interests include electrolyte derangements and treating sepsis and polytrauma cases.

Education
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group, Brooklyn NY
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Fordham University, Bronx NY
Off Duty

Dr. Fico is an amateur illustrator and Muay Thai fighter. He and his wife have a cat named Ruby.

Brian Grossbard

DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal

Surgery
On The Job

Skilled in all aspects of small animal surgery, Dr. Brian Grossbard’s particular interests include orthopedic, spinal disease, and laparoscopic and oncologic surgeries, as well as wound repair. He is also certified as a stem cell therapy provider.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview, NY
  • Internship, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview, NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview, NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
Off Duty

A trained classical cellist who played in the symphony during college, Dr. Grossbard enjoys traveling with his dogs, exploring restaurants, biking, and hiking.

Publications & Articles

Valentin Janvier

DVM, DACVR
On The Job

Dr. Valentin Janvier particularly enjoys advanced cross-sectional imaging, especially neuro-imaging.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Internship, Equine Medicine & Surgery, University of Montréal, Canada
  • Doctor in Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Off Duty

Dr. Janvier loves sports, traveling, and good food. He has a talkative Siamese mixed breed cat who has lived with him in four different countries.

Patricia Joyce

DVM

Emergency Medicine
On The Job

Dr. Patricia Joyce enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.

Education
  • Internship, The Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis MO
Off Duty

Dr. Joyce volunteers for animal rescue organizations and veterinary relief organizations during natural and man-made disasters. She lived in Tokyo, Japan, for several years and speaks fluent Japanese.

Ji-In Lee

DVM

Oncology
On The Job

Dr. Ji-In Lee is most interested in hematopoietic malignancies, especially lymphoma and multiple myeloma.

Education
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Columbia University, New York
Off Duty

Dr. Lee is a big foodie and sports fan, and she enjoys exploring New York City.

Marcos Llavona

DVM

Surgery
On The Job

Skilled in soft tissue, orthopedic and neurosurgery, Dr. Marcos Llavona is excited about the advancements and continued use of minimally invasive surgery techniques.

Education
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, MedVet Medical & Cancer Center for Pets, Cincinnati/Worthington OH
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Center of Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, AZ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Bachelor of Science, General Science, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Off Duty

A fitness enthusiast, Dr. Llavona enjoys running, hiking, and playing tennis, basketball and golf.

Michaël Lora-Michiels

DVM, MS, DACVR
On The Job

Dr. Michaël Lora-Michiels previously worked as a family veterinarian in Bogota, Colombia. He enjoys all aspects of diagnostic imaging.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham NC
  • Research Associate, Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Hyperthermia Clinical Trial, Duke University, Durham NC
  • Fellowship, Radiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad of La Salle, Bogota, Colombia

Candice Phipps

DVM
On The Job

Dr. Candice Phipps served as a government veterinarian for the country of Jamaica for over 13 years before she moved to the U.S. to become an emergency clinician for BluePearl in 2015.

Her passion is surgery with particular interest in wound healing and repair as it can involve surgical reconstruction and challenging wound repair procedures. Dr. Phipps takes pride in her diagnostic skills, including abdominal fast scans, and her commitment to the human animal bond.

Education
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Sierra Veterinary Specialists, Reno, NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tuskegee University, AL
  • Fellowship, Small Animal Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago
Off Duty

Dr. Phipps loves performing 5 and 10 km medium-distance running, going to the beach, experiencing new cultures and cuisines and hanging out with friends, family and her adorable shih tzu mix, Daisy.

Mallika Prabhakar

DVM

Internal Medicine
On The Job

Dr. Mallika Prabhakar enjoys the management of gastrointestinal (GI) disease.

Education
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Off Duty

Dr. Prabhakar has a kitten named Chikki, who loves playing, cuddling, and eating treats.

Megan L. Schnuelle

DVM
On The Job

Dr. Megan Schnuelle’s professional interests include emergency medicine, gastrointestinal diseases, neurology, orthopedics, and pain management.

Education
  • Residency, Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Equine Medicine, Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, Elmont, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Troy University, AL
Off Duty

Dr. Schnuelle enjoys hiking and is looking forward to exploring more of the northeast. She has a German shepherd dog named Bear and a cat named Albus.

Allison Schreffler

VMD

Emergency Medicine
On The Job

Dr. Allison Schreffler is interested in internal medicine, emergency medicine and critical care. She is passionate about addressing the specific needs of senior pets and their families. She is also Fear-Free certified so that she can provide care in a compassionate and low-stress manner.

Education
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Off Duty

Dr. Schreffler enjoys live music, exploring the city and learning new songs on the guitar, ukulele and banjo. She has a rescue guinea pig named John.

Stephanie Silberstang

DVM

Emergency Medicine
On The Job

Dr. Stephanie Silberstang’s special interests include wound management, respiratory diseases and critical care.

Education
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Charlotte NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Off Duty

Dr. Silberstang enjoys rock climbing/bouldering, walking her dogs, traveling abroad, listening to live music and Asian food. A pitbull lover, Dr. Silberstang has two pit bull-Catahoula mixes named Tembo and Laika and a cockatiel named Doobie.

Gretchen Singletary

DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology

Cardiology
On The Job

Dr. Gretchen Singletary is particularly interested in novel treatments for heart failure.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Residency, Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Internship, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Off Duty

Dr. Singletary enjoys traveling, photography and music.

Laura Stock

VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
Board Certified Veterinary Practitioner (Canine & Feline Practice)

Emergency Medicine
On The Job

Dr. Laura Stock’s particular clinical interests include intoxications and endocrine diseases.

Education
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine & Feline Practice)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Bioresource Research & Animal Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Off Duty

Dr. Stock enjoys time with her husband running, biking, hiking and eating her way through NYC. They share their home with a ridgeless Rhodesian ridgeback and two cats.

David Wohlstadter

DVM, CCRT
On The Job

In addition to being an emergency clinician, Dr. David Wohlstadter is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist. This therapy has been shown to improve dogs’ mobility and strength, particularly for geriatric dogs suffering from arthritic conditions and other musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions. Rehab is also particularly helpful after surgery for all ages to help dogs regain muscle mass and coordination.

Education
  • Certification in Canine Rehabilitation, Canine Rehabilitation Institute , Wellington FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia Bachelor of Science, St Louis University, MO
  • Bachelor of Arts, St Louis University, MO
Off Duty

Dr. Wohlstadter is married to a veterinarian and enjoys spending time with his large family, which includes many people, many dogs and many cats.