Our Veterinarians

Jill Abraham
VMD, DACVD
Dermatology
Jill Abraham
VMD, DACVD
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology
Dermatology
Servicing Locations
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.
  • 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
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.
Dr. Aparna Arun is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Aparna Arunq
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Aparna Arun is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She finds it gratifying to see quick recoveries from surgical intervention, so two of her favorite procedures include trauma reconstruction and foreign body removals.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Bangalore, India
Dr. Arun loves exploring restaurants and fitness classes with her husband. She often makes watercolor paintings of places to which she’s travelled.
Tara Bellis
BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVECC
Critical Care
Tara Bellis
BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Tara Bellis' particular interests include sepsis, respiratory disease, fluid therapy, mechanical ventilation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and transfusion medicine.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, The Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, UK
Dr. Bellis loves travel, photography and painting. A fan of the outdoors, she likes running, hiking, water sports and walking her dog, mixed breed Chase.
Emily Bien
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Emily Bien enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Master of Science, New York Medical College, New York City
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Bien enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family, which includes her rescue dog, Pippa.
Rachel Carlson
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Rachel Carlson is especially interested in acute trauma, wound management and all aspects of critical care.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando
Dr. Carlson loves surfing, traveling and biking. In New York City, she tries to eat all the food the city has to offer. Her dog is a miniature dachshund named Pickles.
Dr. Jenna Charles is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Jenna Charles
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Jenna Charles is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She is particularly interested in neurology and endocrine diseases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Dr. Charles likes exploring Central Park with her rescue dog Jax.
Christine Choe
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Christine Choe's clinical interests include traumatic injuries and pain management associated with trauma, and she finds urethral obstructions in cats and dogs to be very satisfying cases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Choe’s likes searching for every restaurant in Brooklyn that will allow her to eat on the patio with dogs Hagrid and Ronald Pablo. She also enjoys Home and Garden TV, shopping and coffee.
Lucy Chou
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Lucy Chou is an intern in our surgery service.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Surgical Centers, Vienna & Leesburg VA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, New York University, New York
Dr. Chou enjoys going on culinary explorations, snowboarding and traveling. Her furry family member is a Lhasa apso named Buster.
Katherine Crook
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Katherine Crook
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Katherine Crook enjoys the challenge and puzzle of localizing a lesion. During her residency, she received extensive training in spinal and brain surgeries, and these procedures remain her particular favorites.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh Internship, Neurology, VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, Shelton CT
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Darien Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, Norwalk CT
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville Bachelor of Science, Biology and German, Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee TN
With a Swedish husband, Dr. Crook enjoys traveling across the Atlantic and speaking fluent German. An avid runner, she has trained for and completed many half marathons. The couple has a cat named Jesper Fredrick.
Meredith Daly
VMD, DACVECC
Critical Care
Meredith Daly
VMD, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Meredith Daly has conducted clinical research involving glycemic control in critically ill animals.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Residency, Emergency and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
John Farrelly
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR-RO
Oncology, Radiation Oncology
John Farrelly
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR-RO
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology & Radiation Oncology
Oncology, Radiation Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. John Farrelly stays active in his field as a professional journal editor and manuscript reviewer. He has chaired therapy groups, reviewed certification exams, instructed at Cornell University and, as a consultant, provided biostatistics services for veterinarians. Although there are a number of tumors that are challenging to treat, Dr. Farrelly finds nasal tumors fascinating because they are surrounded by critical structures, like the eyes and brain. In the past, treatment of these tumors often came with devastating side effects, but he has been able to watch and work with advances in technology, allowing for more rewarding treatment of these patients.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology - Radiation Oncology
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Animal Medical Center, NYC
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, NYC
  • Master of Science, Biostatistics, New York Medical College, Valhalla NY Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classical Civilization, New York University, NYC
Married to his high school sweetheart, Dr. Farrelly and his wife have four children. The family enjoys sports, like skiing and snowboarding, and music. When time allows, Dr. Farrelly even plays the bagpipes. The four-legged members of the family include Kissy Murphy, a fun-loving mutt and Jasper, the cat, who runs the house.
Jean Ferreri
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Jean Ferreri
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jean Ferreri is skilled in all aspects of internal medicine. She's one of the original team members at BluePearl in New York City.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA
  • Internship, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Philip Fico
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Philip Fico
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Philip Fico’s particular clinical interests include electrolyte derangements and treating sepsis and polytrauma cases.
  • 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
Dr. Fico is an amateur illustrator and Muay Thai fighter. He and his wife have a cat named Ruby.
Dr. Justin Fraser is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Justin Fraser
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Justin Fraser is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with a special interest in cardiology cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Fraser likes horror movies, college and professional football, and country music.
Jeffrey Ganus
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey Ganus is especially interested in cardiac and respiratory emergencies; metabolic and endocrine diseases; and immune-mediated diseases such as immune-mediated hemolytic anemia and immune-mediated thrombocytopenia.
  • Internship, Cardiology, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Springfield MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, London, England
  • Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Albany
Dr. Ganus enjoys snowboarding, skiing, biking, tennis, hiking and hanging out in Central Park. Passionate about food and music, Dr. Ganus named his English bulldog, Monk, after the jazz pianist Thelonious Monk.
Laura Gibeon
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Laura Gibeon
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Laura Gibeon enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Dr. Gibeon enjoys rock climbing, skiing and time with her family, which includes two cats, Sponge and Schmutzig.
Elizabeth Goudie-DeAngelis
DVM, MS, DACVAA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Elizabeth Goudie-DeAngelis
DVM, MS, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
As a veterinarian with advanced training in anesthesia and pain management, Dr. Elizabeth Goudie-DeAngelis knows the value to a patient’s recovery of a well formulated treatment plan, and she enjoys educating other veterinarians on how best to formulate those plans. Her favorite cases are the challenging critical ones, such as shock, hemorrhage and electrolyte abnormalities.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Residency, Comparative Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Ursinus College, Collegeville PA
Dr. Goudie-DeAngelis' hobbies include running, restoring historic houses, reading fiction, cooking and gardening. She and her husband have a mixed breed dog and two cats.
Marc Greenberg
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Marc Greenberg
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Greenberg is a medical director of the New York BluePearl hospitals. He has a special interest in surgical oncology and reconstructive surgery. His orthopedic interests include fracture repair with internal fixation and cranial cruciate ligament stabilization techniques.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Master of Science, Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Greenberg is an active volunteer with the NYC Medical Reserve Corps. He can also be found hiking, sea kayaking, running, skiing and cooking.
Kyle Hohu
DVM
Diagnostic Imaging
Dr. Kyle Hohu is an intern in our diagnostic imaging service.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Commerce in Marketing and Biology, Santa Clara University, CA
Dr. Jennie Kim is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Jennie Kim
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Jennie Kim is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. Her particular interests include neurologic and endocrine diseases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, Physiology and Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego
Dr. Kim’s favorite pastimes include running, working out and cooking Korean food. She has a yorkie who loves going to the park and beach.
Jeremy Kimmelstiel
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jeremy Kimmelstiel enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biological Sciences, State University of NY, Binghamton
Dr. Kimmelstiel enjoys beekeeping, snowboarding and hiking. He has two pets. Millie is his Catahoula mix, and she can chase a ball all day. His handsome corn snake is named Charles.
Timothy Krebs
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Timothy Krebs
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Both the medical and surgical aspects of neurology drew Dr. Timothy Krebs to the field. And he likes the fact that he can treat often debilitating diseases and turn them around for his patients. His particular clinical interests include treatment of refractory seizure disorders as well as inflammatory and infectious diseases of the central nervous system.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Krebs enjoys CrossFit training, biking and running and has completed a number of marathons. His dog is a border collie mix named Buddy.
Andrew Kyles
BVM&S, PhD, DACVS
Surgery
Andrew Kyles
BVM&S, PhD, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Before joining BluePearl, Dr. Andrew Kyles was a lecturer in small animal surgery at the University of Georgia and assistant professor, associate professor and finally chief of small animal surgery at the University of California at Davis.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bristol, Bristol UK
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Glasgow University, Scotland
Amanda LaPorte
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Amanda LaPorte enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. LaPorte spends time with friends, traveling, trying new restaurants, and relaxing with Joe, her coonhound.
Matthew Lazarus
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Matthew Lazarus is an intern in our surgery service.
  • Clinical Rotation, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Stony Brook University, NY
Dr. Lazarus enjoys golfing, watching hockey and finding new places to explore. He has two dogs: Cali, an island coconut retriever, and Hudson, a German shepherd mix.
Jasmine Lee
VMD
Critical Care
Dr. Jasmine Lee is a resident in our emergency and critical care service
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Dr. Lee enjoys a good cup of coffee, curling up with a good book and live music shows. Tonks is her cat who hides in obscure places and wakes up her owner at 5am when she’s bored.
Michaël Lora-Michiels
DVM, MS, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Michaël Lora-Michiels
DVM, MS, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Michaël Lora-Michiels previously worked as a family veterinarian in Bogota, Colombia. He enjoys all aspects of diagnostic imaging.
  • 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
Kristin Manning
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Kristin Manning
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kristin Manning's clinical interests include endocrinology, immune-mediated disease and diseases of the urinary tract. She particularly enjoys integrating minimally invasive procedures, interventional endocscopy and stem cell therapy whenever possible.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology and Natural Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Dr. Manning's favorite pastimes include hiking, biking, photography and spending time with her daughter and husband, who is a veterinary ICU technician. The family’s pets include cats, ferrets, red-eared sliders and Dorra the yellow lab.
Dr. Gretchen McLinden is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She is with a large white dog with a cone around it's neck.
Gretchen McLinden
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Gretchen McLinden is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with a particular interest in oncology.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Pre-Veterinary Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Cooking and traveling are two of Dr. McLinden’s favorite pastimes. Shenzi is her tortoise-shell calico cat.
Rebeca Meltzer
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Rebecca Meltzer is a doctor in our emergency service. She particularly enjoys treating feline obstructions.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • Bachelor of Arts, Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
Dr. Meltzer loves eating out and trying new or exotic dishes. She also likes hiking and spending time outdoors, but her favorite pastime is snuggling on the couch with her cat Charlie. She also has a Russian tortoise, Sputnik.
Keith Mihansky
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Keith Mihansky is especially interested in the treatment of patients after trauma, wound management, endocrine disease, pain management, and caring for geriatric patients.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
Dr. Mihansky loves cooking and traveling. He also enjoys going to the gym, the beach and concerts. His dog is named Sophie and his orange tabby cat is Michelangelo.
Nicole Pacifico
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Nicole Pacifico
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Nicole Pacifico loves all of internal medicine, but has a particular interest in the treatment of gastrointestinal disease.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Pennsylvania State University, State College
Dr. Pacifico spends most of her time with friends and family, including her dog Romney. She also enjoys traveling, loves spending time at the beach and is an avid runner.
Dr. Stephanie Park is an intern in our surgery service. She is with a white dog and has a ferret on her shoulder.
Stephanie Park
DVM
Surgery
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Stony Brook University, NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists, Longmont CO
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Stony Brook University, NY
Some of Dr. Park’s favorite pastimes include drawing, rock/tree climbing, reading and playing with her dog Toby Ramen.
Pooja Rathore
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Pooja Rathore enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, DePauw University, Greencastle IN
Dr. Pooja Rathore has volunteered on Native American reservations in Arizona and New Mexico; worked with thoroughbred racehorses in India; and worked in Sri Lanka with the Millennium Elephant Foundation. She is passionate about dancing and enjoys horseback riding.
Leah Ravitz
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Leah Ravitz enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton NY
Dr. Ravitz lives with a mutt named Omi and an herb garden on her fire escape. She enjoys travel, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends and family.
Jonathan Riccio
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Jonathan Riccio is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with a special interest in diagnostic imaging, especially ultrasound.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, Ontario, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Dr. Riccio has two dogs, Luca and Ethel, with whom he likes watching Netflix. Traveling and exploring new places are two other favorite activities.
Pedro Rivera Puig
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Pedro Rivera Puig is an intern in our surgery service with an interest in thoracic and orthopedic surgery.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Clinical Rotation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Rivera loves the beach and the ocean. One of his favorite hobbies is installing and maintaining salt water reef aquariums. He has an American bulldog mix named Belgium, and a long-haired Chihuahua named Demo.
Timothy Rocha
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Timothy Rocha
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Tim Rocha is the co-medical director of our New York Midtown hospital. He has been named by New York Magazine one of New York City’s best veterinary specialists. While in residency training, he received the Connie Leifer Memorial Award for his research in urinary bladder cancer in dogs.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College, Cambridge MA
Dr. Rocha is married to a veterinarian and enjoys spending time with his large family, which includes many people and several dogs and cats.
Dr. Amber Shamburger is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Amber Shamburger
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Amber Shamburger is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with a special interest in diagnostic imaging.
  • Clinical Rotation, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, State University of New York, Albany
Movies and travel are two of Dr. Shamburger’s hobbies. She has a cat named Luna.
Stephanie Silberstang
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Silberstang's special interests include wound management, respiratory diseases and critical care.
  • 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
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.
Dr. Suresh Singh is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. He is posing in a tree with a backpack.
Suresh Singh
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Suresh Singh is a small animal medicine and surgery intern and is particularly interested in surgery.
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Technology, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry NY
Dr. Singh likes scuba diving and showing his mates why New York pizza is supreme.
Gretchen Singletary
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Cardiology
Gretchen Singletary
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology
Cardiology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Gretchen Singletary is particularly interested in novel treatments for heart failure.
  • 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
Dr. Singletary enjoys traveling, photography and music.
Loren Sri-Jayantha
DVM
Surgery
Dr. Loren Sri-Jayantha is a resident in our surgery service.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (BluePearl)
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg PA
Dr. Sri-Jayantha says that he lives to eat and eats to live, so it’s no surprise that cooking is one of his hobbies. He also enjoys hiking, camping and reading. He has two cats Luna and Ripley.
Laura Stock
VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
Emergency Medicine
Laura Stock
VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
Board Certified Veterinary Practitioner (Canine & Feline Practice)
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Laura Stock's particular clinical interests include intoxications and endocrine diseases.
  • 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
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.
Dr. Ashley Tinsley is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Ashlei Tinsley
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Ashlei Tinsley is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. Her clinical interests include emergency and critical care medicine, especially thoracic and blunt trauma.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Syracuse University, NY
Long walks with dogs Wyatt and Winston keep Dr. Tinsley busy. She also likes trying new foods and strength training.
Miranda Urielle
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Miranda Urielle is a doctor on our emergency medicine team. Her particular interests include endocrine diseases, auto-immune diseases and trauma.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Bachelor of Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Rochester, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Rochester, NY
Dr. Urielle’s favorite pastimes include travel, reading and playing piano. She has a shih tzu named Lily and a cat named Lionel.
Harry Weatherson
BVetMed, MRCVS
Emergency Medicine
Harry Weatherson
BVetMed, MRCVS
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
After working as a primary care veterinarian in both the U.S. and the U.K. and completing an internship, Dr. Harry Weatherson is an emergency and critical care resident. His particular clinical interests include trauma and toxicities.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, UK
Dr. Weatherson has volunteered his veterinary skills at an outreach clinic in Botswana. He enjoys socializing with friends, traveling and exploring NYC. He has an adopted dog named Maximus.
David Wohlstadter
DVM, CCRT
Emergency Medicine
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.
  • 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
Dr. Wohlstadter is married to a veterinarian and enjoys spending time with his large family, which includes many people, many dogs and many cats.
Elizabeth Wolf
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Prior vet school, Dr. Elizabeth Wolf helped conduct multiple sclerosis research at hospitals in Boston. She enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Bachelor of Arts, Middlebury College, Middlebury VT
Dr. Wolf enjoys time with Casey, her golden Retriever, skiing, hiking and running.
Dr. Lindsay Wright is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She is holding a dog in her arms with the ocean in the background.
Lindsay Wright
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Lindsay Wright is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
  • Clinical Rotation, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Some of Dr. Wright’s favorite pastimes include backpacking, hiking, rock climbing and playing chess. She has a dog named Livy.
Some of Dr. Wright’s favorite pastimes include backpacking, hiking, rock climbing and playing chess. She has a dog named Livy.
Adam Yoskowitz
VMD, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Adam Yoskowitz
VMD, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Adam Yoskowitz sees diagnostic imaging as puzzle solving, communication, case discussion, collaboration and complex imaging technology. He particularly enjoys diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Delaware, Newark
Dr. Yoskowitz shares his time away from work with Tooey, his calico domestic medium-haired cat.
Sarah Zelinski
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Sarah Zelinski volunteered with Veterinarians Without Borders on their Goat Pass-On project in Uganda where she taught single mothers and widows how to raise goats to help them support their families. She is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Dr. Zelinski enjoys camping, hiking and yoga, and on free evenings, she can be found at a local concert or sampling craft beer at a neighborhood pub. Monty is her French bulldog.

Technicians (VTS)

Rosemary Calderon
LVT, VTS (Oncology)
Oncology
Rosemary Calderon
LVT, VTS (Oncology)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Oncology)
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Rosemary says she “sort of fell into” the field of oncology 15 years ago and found a calling to help pets defeat cancer. She is particularly interested in radiation therapy and loves using the linear accelerator. Rosemary enjoys reading, traveling, and her quirky pets, Chester Cheeto Lay and Swizzle Stix.