Our Veterinarians

Dr. Alex Blutinger is a clinician in our critical care service.
Alex Blutinger
VMD, DACVECC
Critical Care
Alex Blutinger
VMD, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alex Blutinger’s particular clinical interests include mechanical ventilation, toxicities and polytrauma.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospitals, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Neuroscience, Italian, Brandeis University, Waltham MA
Dr. Blutinger is a DJ who also enjoys music production and surfing. He has an English golden retriever named Gemma who lives for swimming, tennis balls, squirrels and affection.
Dr. Michelle Griego-Valles is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine. She is hugging a large gray and white dog.
Michelle Griego-Valles
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Michelle Griego-Valles
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Griego-Valles' special interests include ventilator therapy, transfusion medicine, fluid therapy for shock resuscitation, coagulopathies, and trauma, particularly traumatic brain injury.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, Animal Medical Center, New York NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists, New York City
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of Texas, Austin
Dr. Griego-Valles spends her off duty time running, traveling, exploring NYC for the best meal, and getting lost in bookstores. She considers her house an apartment zoo, with two dogs and five cats, that she would like to write about one day in a bilingual children’s book series.