Our vets.

Kristen Annunziata

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Kristen Annunziata’s special interests in emergency medicine include laceration repairs, feline urethral obstructions, pain management, endocrine disease and toxicities.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City, NY
  • Clinical Rotation, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Penn State University, University Park, PA

Off Duty

Outside of work, Dr. Annunziata loves traveling, interior decorating, photography and watching true crime television. She and her husband have a scruffy terrier mix named Enzo, and a sassy tabby cat named Queen B.

Jennifer Bonczynski

DVM, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery

Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Jennifer Bonczynski’s clinical interests include surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery and interventional radiology. She is particularly skilled in thoracoscopic removal or treatment of lung masses and mediastinal masses, pericardiectomies, thoracic biopsies, laparoscopic abdominal exploratories, GI biopsies, cholecystectomies, adrenalectomies and gastropexies. Dr. Bonczynski is often sought out to remove masses that are deemed by others as not removable.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Off Duty

Dr. Bonczynski is married and has two daughters. She enjoys golfing, gardening, hiking and distance running with the family. Family pets include cat Olaf and dogs Karo, and Nola.

Fiamma De Witte

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

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Fiamma De Witte is especially interested in hepatic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, hematology and electrolyte disorders, and infectious diseases. She is fluent in both Spanish and French.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Residency, Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Equine Medicine & Surgery, Reid & Associates Equine Clinic, Wellington, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, Belgium

Off Duty

Dr. De Witte grew up in both Mexico and Belgium. When not working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, engaging in sports (including dancing) and cultural activities. She has a daughter, a cat named Simone, two guinea pigs, and a fish.

Publications & Articles

Clare Deming

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

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Clare Deming has been working in emergency medicine for over 20 years and continues to be an active member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society since 2002. Intrigued by trauma and toxicity cases, she also finds soft tissue surgeries, repairing bite wounds and lacerations and feline medicine gratifying to perform.

Education

  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine & Feline Practice)
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Maryland, College Park

Off Duty

Dr. Deming enjoys writing fiction, competing in fencing and triathlons and spending time with her husband and five cats.

Lucia Munoz

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Lucia Munoz is interested in dermatology and emergency medicine.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Midtown, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Services, Pomona CA
  • Associate of Science, Veterinary Technology, Penn Foster, Scottsdale AZ
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biological & Chemical Sciences, Wells College, Aurora NY

Off Duty

When not at the hospital, Dr. Munoz enjoys running, hiking and spending time with family.

Moiz Niaz

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Moiz Niaz worked in emergency medicine as an assistant, technician and now as a doctor. He enjoys using his skills to repair wounds and is also interested in animal behavior and illness assessment and treatment.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, San Antonio, TX
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Off Duty

Dr. Niaz loves traveling and is an avid rock climber.

Stephanie Park

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

A highly trained clinician, Dr. Stephanie Park is especially interested in wound repair and management, orthopedics and treating pain and anxiety.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, New York 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

Off Duty

Dr. Park enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, rock climbing and traveling. She has a dog named Toby and blind cat named Pajeon.

Ellen Scherer

DVM, DAVDC
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Dentistry & Oral Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Ellen Scherer finds jaw fractures and tumor resection particularly gratifying to treat.

Education

  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Residency, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists, New York, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston

Off Duty

Dr. Scherer enjoys running, baking, cooking and reading. She shares her household with her husband, son and two cats: Hank and Squeaks.

Matthew Sherger

DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

On The Job

Dr. Matthew Sherger was drawn to veterinary oncology because the field is evolving so rapidly. Within the field, he is interested in tumor immunology and finds palliative care particularly gratifying.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Master of Science, Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Off Duty

Dr. Sherger’s favorite place to be when not at work is the beach. He spends most of my free time with my wife, their dog Fallon and rabbit who is named The Professor because he thinks he’s smarter than his humans.