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Colette Angel
MS, BVM&S, MRCVS
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Colette Angel has worked in both general practice and emergency medicine, conducted research on treatments for feline cognitive dysfunction and has published an article on feline husbandry.

Dr. Angel has special interests in feline medicine, neurological conditions and treating toxicities.
  • Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City, NY
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  • Master of Science, Biology, Western Illinois University, Macomb
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Dr. Angel enjoys spending her free time with her little black cat, Francine. Her hobbies include training in the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, oil painting, scuba diving, learning languages and playing jazz piano.
Dr. Rachel Carlson is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
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. Ally Yi Chen is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Ally Yi Chen
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ally Yi Chen likes treating trauma and sepsis cases, along with electrolyte and endocrine disorders. Abdominal and thoracic trauma ultrasounds are also a particular interest.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, California Veterinary Specialist, Murrieta
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Some of Dr. Chen’s favorite pastimes include swimming, climbing, baking, reading and going to shows or museums. She has a dog named Schmitty.
Dr. Ashley Cheung is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Ashley Cheung
BVetMed
Ashley Cheung
BVetMed
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Cheung is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and is also interested in neurology and neurosurgery.
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, London
  • Bachelor of History, Art, University College of London, UK
Dr. Cheung studied Art History as an undergrad and has a huge interest in the arts and design. When she’s not working, you can always find her at an art gallery!
Dr. Alexis Cistola in veterinary internal medicine.
Alexis Cistola
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Alexis Cistola
DVM, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alexis Cistola is particularly interested in endocrine diseases and gastroenterology. Her residency research focused on canine diabetes mellitus and continuous glucose monitoring systems. She finds endoscopic foreign body removal particularly rewarding, and she’s removed various objects from the stomach, throat, nose and even the lungs of cats and dogs.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
An avid Florida Gator football fan, Dr. Cistola also enjoys fine dining, scuba diving, running and traveling with her husband. They have a wire-haired dachshund named Boudin and a Spinone Italiano named Spalding.
Dr. Allison Cornell is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is on the floor with a large tan and black dog.
Alison Cornell
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Alison Cornell
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alison Cornell's favorite emergencies to treat are endocrine crises, like diabetic ketoacidosis and Addisonian crisis patients.
  • Internship, Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Charlotte NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Atlantic Veterinary College, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Dr. Cornell loves horseback riding. She also enjoys running, hot yoga, jewelry making, traveling, cooking and eating. She and her husband have two dogs, Newsies and Freddy, and three cats, Kittonsky, Jane and Tomato.
Dr. Megan Davis is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Megan Davis
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Megan Davis
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Megan Davis has performed research in canine nutrition associated with dilated cardiomyopathy. She is most interested in cardiovascular and metabolic emergencies.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, West Islip, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology and Anthropology, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Dr. Davis enjoys cooking, exploring new travel destinations and spending time with friends and her cat.
Dr. Emily Ehmann is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is hugging a large gray dog.
Emily Ehmann
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Emily Ehmann
VMD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Emily Ehmann has a particular interest in surgical emergencies but enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine because she is able to help pets and their family members when they need it most.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialists, MD
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
Dr. Ehmann is passionate about volunteering at animal shelters and participating in animal foster programs. She enjoys cycling, long distance running, traveling, hiking, cooking and exploring New York City. Andi is her pit bull mix, and Hector is her cat.
Dr. Philip Fico is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Philip Fico
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
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Kyle Hohu
DVM
Emergency Medicine
  • Internship, Diagnostic Imaging, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • 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. Emma Hurley is an intern in our cardiology service.
Emma Hurley
DVM
Cardiology
Emma Hurley
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Cardiology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Emma Hurley is an intern in our cardiology service. She is most interested in cardiovascular disease and minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery. She has studied animals for over nine years and has worked closely with a variety of different species.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Midtown, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Vermont, Burlington
Dr. Hurley loves spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys live music, playing guitar and singing, exercising, cooking and trying new things.
Dr. Jennie Kim is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Jennie Kim
DVM
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.
Dr. Amanda LaPorte is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Amanda LaPorte
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Amanda LaPorte
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
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.
Dr. Sara Lefman is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Sara Lefman
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Sara Lefman
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sara Lefman’s particular clinical interests include treatment of sepsis, toxins and electrolyte disorders.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Pre-veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Dr. Lefman enjoys distance running, exploring New York City, and hiking with her Rhodesian ridgeback Nola. She also has two cats, Sparta and Simon.
Dr. Mark Levy is board certified in in veterinary surgery.
Mark Levy
DVM, DACVS
Surgery
Mark Levy
DVM, DACVS
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Mark Levy is credentialed in Vet-Stem® regenerative, stem-cell therapy in dogs, to treat osteoarthritis, OCD and other degenerative diseases, tendon and ligament tears and fractures. He enjoys minimally-invasive surgical procedures, including laparoscopy, arthroscopy and thoracoscopy. Experienced in orthopedic procedures, Dr. Levy received advanced training in total hip replacement, tibial tuberosity and anterior cruciate ligament tears. He also treats long bone fractures, joint fractures, triple pelvic osteotomy for hip dysplasia, and tendon injuries. Oncologic procedures he performs are reconstructive surgeries and limb salvage procedures, and his neurological procedures include spinal disc disease, vertebral fractures and Wobblers disease.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN Bachelor of Science, University of Richmond, VA
Dr. Levy’s family includes a dog, two hamsters and two geckos.
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Michaël Lora-Michiels
DVM, MS, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Michaël Lora-Michiels
DVM, MS, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
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
Dr. Rebeca Meltzer is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is holding a black 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.
Dr. Jonathan Munoz is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Jonathan Munoz
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jonathan Munoz
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
As an emergency clinician, Dr. Jonathan Munoz’s particular interests include gastroenteropathy, endocrine diseases and unblocking cats with urethral obstructions.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Dr. Munoz enjoys walking his dog, traveling, bowling, going to the beach, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends.
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Lucia Munoz
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Lucia Munoz
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lucia Munoz is interested in dermatology and emergency medicine.
  • 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
When not at the hospital, Dr. Munoz enjoys running, hiking and spending time with family.
Dr. Chloe Penington is a small animal medicine & surgery intern.
Chloe Penington
BVMS, MRCVS
Chloe Penington
BVMS, MRCVS
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Chloe Penington is a small animal medicine & surgery intern.
  • Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - UK
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Penington enjoys playing soccer, traveling, attending concerts, cooking and is always on the lookout for good takeout food.
Dr. Candice Phipps is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Candice Phipps
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
  • 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
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.
Dr. Pooja Rathore is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
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.
Dr. Stephanie Reabel is a resident in our anesthesiology and pain management service.
Stephanie Reabel
MS, DVM
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Stephanie Reabel
MS, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Dr. Stephanie Reabel finds anesthesia for emergent procedures and for patients with cardiovascular diseases the most gratifying to perform.
  • Residency, Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital, Hollywood, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Parasitology, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
Dr. Reabel enjoys traveling, swimming, playing hockey, snowboarding and spending time with her dog, Bella, and two cats, Tila and Nacho.
Dr. Alana Redfern is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Alana Redfern
DVM, MSc, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Alana Redfern
DVM, MSc, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alana Redfern particularly enjoys the complicated and multi-systemic cases, which challenge her problem-solving abilities on a daily basis. She has a particular interest in endoscopy cases, as well as hemodialysis/extracorporeal renal replacement therapy (RRT).
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
  • Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University, College Station
Dr. Redfern is an avid fitness junkie who enjoys weightlifting, CrossFit and competing in triathlons. She also enjoys spending time with her two Cairn terriers, Bella and Kiwi Froot.
Dr. Melanie Repella is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Melanie Repella
DVM
Melanie Repella
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Melanie Repella is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She is most interested in long-term management of critically ill patients and emergency cases such as acute trauma, toxicity and sepsis.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Biosciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Repella enjoys cooking, hiking, working out, reading, visiting local restaurants and museums and traveling to new locations to experience new cuisines and cultures. She also won’t pass up a nice relaxing day with her Bernese mountain dog, Olive, cat, Maisy, family and friends.
Dr. Sarah Schiff is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is kneeling beside her yellow lab.
Sarah Schiff
DVM
Emergency Medicine
As an emergency clinician, Dr. Sarah Schiff’s particular interests include unblocking cats with urethral obstructions and performing laceration repairs. She also enjoys soft tissue surgery and oncology cases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Norwalk and Shoreline, CT
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry, Smith College, Northampton MA
Some of Dr. Schiff’s favorite pastimes include travel, playing volleyball and cake decorating. She has a yellow lab named Evvie.
Dr. Judy Seltzer is board certified in veterinary dermatology. She is holding a small tan dog in her arms.
Judy Seltzer
BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVD
Dermatology
Judy Seltzer
BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology
Dermatology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Judy Seltzer enjoys the challenge of managing long-term diseases and building a strong relationship with her clients and patients, many of whom she has seen for years. Her clinical interests include immune-mediated skin diseases and intradermal skin tests, which are still considered to be the gold standard for atopic dermatitis.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Dermatology, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Internship, Dermatology & Allergy, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Center for Specialized Veterinary Care, Westbury NY
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Seltzer’s favorite pastimes include dining out, cooking, skiing and traveling. She has four cats: Katt, Kabuki, Huxley, named after a layer of the hair follicle, and Allie, rescued from a NYC alley.
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Laura Stock
VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
Emergency Medicine
Laura Stock
VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
BluePearl Veterinarian
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. Carly Sullivan is a resident in our surgery service.
Carly Sullivan
DVM, MPH
Surgery
Carly Sullivan
DVM, MPH
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Carly Sullivan in interested in all aspects of surgery, including soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. She finds fracture repair, cruciate ligament disease treatment, and cancerous mass removal especially gratifying.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Internship, Surgery, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Surgery, Central Texas Veterinary Specialty Hospital, Austin
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Master of Public Health, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg
Dr. Sullivan enjoys working out, trying new recipes and exploring New York with her husband and dog, Eli.
Dr. Sayre Sundberg is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Sayre Sundberg
BVM&S
Sayre Sundberg
BVM&S
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sayre Sundberg is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She is most interested in emergency medicine, specifically electrolyte imbalances, toxicology and cardiology.
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  • Bachelor of Art, Art History, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Dr. Sundberg enjoys contemporary art, playing piano, skydiving and lounging with her two native New York felines, Rioja and Semicolon.
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Ada To
DVM
Dr. Ada To is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She is especially interested in dentistry, neurology and oncology.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
A native New Yorker, Dr. To’s hobbies include online workout videos, board games and watching movies.
Dr. Jesse Tong is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Jesse Tong
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jesse Tong finds diagnostic imaging and wound closures the most gratifying to perform.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, CAN
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta CAN
Dr. Tong grew up in Hong Kong and Vancouver, Canada. He enjoys soccer, water sports, motorsports, hiking, backpacking, skiing, traveling, and reading. Dr. Tong currently doesn’t have any pets, but he plans to adopt a dog from a shelter soon.
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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.
Dr. Lauren Wiley is board certified in veterinary cardiology. She is sitting outside by a bridge with a white fluffy dog.
Lauren Wiley
VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Cardiology
Lauren Wiley
VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology
Cardiology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lauren Wiley says that she was born wanting to be a veterinarian but confirmed that decision at the age of 11 when she witnessed her miniature horse’s C-section. Her fascination for cardiology came when her first Portuguese water dog had a litter of puppies, five of whom didn’t survive because of a cardiomyopathy. She’s a huge fan of pacemakers, especially with paroxysmal complete atrioventricular blocks in cats, because they provide one of the few cardiac cures. Additionally, Dr. Wiley finds it gratifying to treat all forms of cardiomyopathies and to help guide pet owners through the stress of treating congestive heart failure. Two of her most recent research projects include a pathology study on the anatomy of the feline tricuspid valve and the use of isosorbide for the treatment of congestive heart failure.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Residency, Cardiology, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Cardiology, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry, Smith College, Northampton MA
Away from the hospital, Dr. Wiley enjoys swimming, yoga and horseback riding with Jordan, her Arabian Morgan mare. She admits to really loving cats, and even crotchets sweaters for her three: Billie Jean and Beanface are both Devon rex, and Oksana Baiul is a Cornish rex. Genny is her Portuguese water dog who goes everywhere with her.
Dr. David Wohlstadter is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
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.
Dr. Betsy Wong is an intern in our neurology service.
Betsy Wong
BVetMed
Neurology
Dr. Betsy Wong is an intern in our neurology and neurosurgery service. She is particularly interested in seizure management and pharmacokinetics of anti-seizure medications.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
  • Associate of Science, Veterinary Technology, State University of New York, Delhi
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Dr. Wong is an escape room genius, a crochet beginner and a quokka lover. She also enjoys spending time with family.
Dr. Adam Yoskowitz is board certified in veterinary radiology.
Adam Yoskowitz
VMD, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Adam Yoskowitz
VMD, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
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.
Dr. Sarah Zelinski is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Sarah Zelinski
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York
  • 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.