Our Team

Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury offers a full complement of specialty services in many veterinarian disciplines, including Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, and Surgery, ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality and most comprehensive veterinary care available. Our specialty departments are staffed by caring specialists with years of advanced training and experience, and they are all dedicated to one thing:  helping your pet become well again.

We invite you to explore the biographies of our Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury's veterinarians and staff to learn more about them. As you will see in our biography section, our staff has a wide variety of backgrounds and interests, but, above all, they are dedicated veterinary professionals who share a genuine love of animals and a desire to provide the best care for them. As pet owners ourselves, we understand how difficult it is when your pet becomes ill. It is our mission to help in every way possible with expertise and compassion. Every member of our staff plays an important role in the care of your pet and is dedicated to serving you: our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians striving every day to not simply meet your expectations, but exceed.

Please do not hesitate to call upon us whenever we can be of assistance to you and your pet.

paw Team Spotlight
Susan Kimmel
DVM, DACVIM-SAIM, MD Veterinarian Specialist, Medical Director

Dr. Susan Kimmel was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She received a BS degree with honors in 1992 from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She is a graduate of Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Following this training, Dr. Kimmel continued at the University of Pennsylvania as a resident in small animal internal medicine and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Med...

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Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.
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