Our Veterinarians

Dr. Emily Bien is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
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.
Photo coming soon.
Zachary Brett
DVM
Intern
Dr. Zachary Brett is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with a special interest in emergency procedures.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY
Dr. Brett likes to travel, exercise and play video or board games.
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. Christine Choe is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
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.
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Nicole Cilli
DVM
Critical Care
Dr. Nicole Cilli is a resident in our critical care service. Her particular interests include toxicity cases, hematology and chest tube procedures.
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Oakland University, Rochester MI
Dr. Cilli’s hobbies include yoga, wine tasting and attending art and culture events. She has a Chihuahua named Nermal.
Dr. Alexis Cistola in veterinary internal medicine.
Alexis Cistola
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Alexis Cistola
DVM, DACVIM
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
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. Emily Ehmann is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is hugging a large gray dog.
Emily Ehmann
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Emily Ehmann
VMD
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.
Dr. Sarah Gershen is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Sarah Gershen
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Sarah Gershen likes treating polytrauma, hemoperitoneum and neurologic cases.
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder
Some of Dr. Gershen’s favorite pastimes include relaxing at the beach, snowboarding, traveling and hiking with her dog.
Dr. Elizabeth Goudie-DeAngelis is board certified in veterinary anesthesia and pain management.
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.
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Alex Halasz
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Interested in all aspects of emergency medicine, Dr. Alex Halasz finds toxicity cases especially gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Master of Science, Biological Sciences, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music, Smith College, Northampton MA
Dr. Halasz enjoys playing the cello, ballet and reading. She has a Pomeranian named Bella and a crested gecko named Lyle.
Dr. Christine Iacovetta is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Christine Iacovetta
BVetMed, DACVECC
Critical Care
Christine Iacovetta
BVetMed, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Christine Iacovetta enjoys all aspects of critical care and the thrill of sending home a patient that did not seem likely to get better. Dr. Iacovetta is also trained in hemodialysis and is happy to provide this service to the Queens hospital.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency and Critical Care, Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, Glendale WI
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, The Royal Veterinary College, London UK
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Originally from the Bronx, Dr. Iacovetta enjoys relaxing at home with her human and furry family as well as traveling and outdoor activities.
Dr. Meghan Kirsch is a veterinarian in our surgery service.
Meghan Kirsch
DVM
Surgery
Meghan Kirsch
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Meghan Kirsch’s list of clinical interests is comprehensive. She likes all types of minimally invasive procedures, to include laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and arthroscopy, reconstructive surgery, fracture repairs, and treating cruciate ligament disease, gastrointestinal emergencies and urogenital emergencies.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Emergency Clinic and Referral Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Clinical Rotation, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Kirsch enjoys trying new restaurants, cooking, yoga and comedy shows. She and her wife have two dogs, Ambrose and Yogurt, and a cat named Snickers.
Dr. Joshua Lachowicz is board certified in veterinary oncology.
Joshua Lachowicz
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Joshua Lachowicz
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Before joining BluePearl, Dr. Lachowicz worked as an oncologist in Connecticut and New Jersey.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center, Norwalk CT
  • Internship, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
  • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
Dr. Lachowicz’s family includes two dogs and a cat. Music fills their lives: Dr. Lachowicz is a musician, pianist, singer-songwriter and live performer in NYC and the surrounding region. His musical influences often come from his patients, who he says provide perfect inspiration for great music.
Dr. Amanda LaPorte is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
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.
Photo coming soon.
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.
Dr. Sara Lefman is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Sara Lefman
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Sara Lefman
DVM, DACVECC
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
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.
Photo coming soon.
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
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. Keith Mihansky is an emergency medicine veterinarian. He is sitting with a golden retriever.
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.
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
Dr. Stephanie Park is an intern in our surgery service. She particularly enjoys soft tissue emergencies, and exotic and wildlife care.
  • 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.
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. Alana Redfern is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Alana Redfern
DVM, MSc, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Alana Redfern
DVM, MSc, DACVIM
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. 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
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
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK 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.
Photo coming soon.
Carl Smola
MA, DVM
Surgery
Dr. Carl Smola is an intern in our surgery service. His clinical interests include orthopedic, oncologic and neurologic surgeries, as well as early correction of congenital disorders.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN
  • Master of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, Auburn University, AL
Dr. Smola enjoys watching and playing any sport, traveling, kayaking, hiking, and exploring NYC with his wife.
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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. Kimberly Terry is an intern in our diagnostic imaging service.
Kimberly Terry
DVM
Diagnostic Imaging
Dr. Kimberly Terry is an intern in our radiology service with a special interest in heart failure and respiratory diseases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Seattle Veterinary Specialists, WA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis
Dr. Terry is a trained aerialist, primarily on aerial silks, and enjoys training, performing and teaching circus arts. Apple is her golden retriever.
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)
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. Elizabeth Wolf is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is hugging a golden retriever.
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. Adam Yoskowitz is board certified in veterinary radiology.
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.
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.